Office/Agency: 
Finance Office
Position Description: 

Would you like to work for one of the Top Workplaces in St. Louis for the fourth year in a row? The Archdiocese of St. Louis invests in its employees and provides an environment with a focus on work/life balance and encourages its employees to be good stewards of the Church. We also offer a generous benefits package, including paid time off. The Archdiocese is a non-profit organization which encompasses 180 parishes, 110 schools, over 90 offices/agencies and a Catholic population of more than 500,000.

We currently have an opportunity for a full-time Accounting Assistant. This position will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Compiles financial information to prepare upload journal entries and adjusting journal entries for Accountants of high schools.
• Reconciles tuition cash receipts general ledger accounts as assigned.
• Oversees and coordinates the operation of the Skyward Tuition System at the high schools.
• Creates monthly credit card activity journal entry for Accountants of high schools.
• Answer questions for agency directors and staff.
• Prepares or assists in preparing special reports as needed.
• Forwards reports and correspondence to agency’s director and staff.
• Coordinates courier deliveries and updates courier routes for all school and agency deliveries.
• Download semi-monthly FACTS files; creates batches and journal entry.
• Serves as back up for the Asset Manager Software Data Entry position.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:
• Associate’s degree from a two-year college and two years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from agency directors.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Relationships Requirements
Flexible, willing and able to change schedule and routine to meet the needs of the job, the department and the Finance Office

Contact Details: 

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter including salary requirements to humanresources@archstl.org.