Maternity BVM Catholic Church is currently seeking a qualified applicant to serve as
The business manager is responsible for collaborating with the pastor
in the management of the physical, human, and financial resources of the parish.
We seek a person of integrity who is a practicing Catholic
and committed to Gospel values and enthusiastic in their support of the
Mission, Vision, and Core Values of Maternity BVM Church.
The Business Manager is responsible for the business and financial management
of the parish and applies professional skills and knowledge over several specialized fields
including accounting, IT, human resources, and business management
to perform work without specific direction and uses prudent judgment.
The Business Manager is responsible for collaborating with the Finance Committee
in managing the finances of the parish and for providing reports and preparing a budget.
Further, the Business Manager collaborates with parish staff and parish committees
in overseeing ministry budgets and working with the director of maintenance
to manage buildings, grounds and equipment.
Interested candidates should send a resume with a cover letter to:
Rev. Jason Nesbit, C.S.V.
Maternity BVM Church
308 East Marsile Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Inquiries --- Email – [email protected] or 815-933-8285, ext. 322
Business Manager Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or above with concentration in business.
Strong knowledge of Accounting Principles
Strong Computer skills and IT Administration
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams
Must successfully pass a background check and youth protection training
Enthusiasm for the mission, vision, and values of Maternity BVM Church.
NECESSARY CHARACTER TRAITS:
Ability to present oneself professionally
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to set priorities and effective organization skills
Possess strong communication skills written and oral
Ability to be flexible for tasks outside of normal business hours
3-5 years experience in business management, accounting or related fields
Advanced degree in Business Administration
Experience in ParishSoft, PDS Database and Paylocity
Assist Collection Counting teams
Manage ACH Donations
Manage on-line donations and fees
Pay Invoices and keep records of payments
Facilitate Raffles – Pay Winners, prepare Federal & State Reports
Enter Journal Entries
Review financial statements and close accounts monthly
Prepare Yearly Budgets in conjunction with Finance Committee
Manage & Reconcile Bank Accounts
Produce Reports for: Pastor, Finance Committee, Parish Council, Diocese & Parishioners
Prepare Federal & State annual reports
Attend Parish Finance Committee meetings
HUMAN RESOURCES and PAYROLL
Liaison between parish employees and Diocese HR, Insurance, 403(b) and Pension
Maintain Personnel Records
Prepare 24 payrolls per year, manage updates, keep time records
IT AND PHONE ADMINISTRATION
Contact Person for IT Provider; coordinate & schedule all IT updates, service calls, purchases
Administrator for: PDS, WeShare, Stripe
Attend 3-4 Diocesan Business Manager Meetings per year
Property Insurance Contact
Work with Parishioners, Heads of Committees, Salespersons, Parish Council members,
Finance Committee Members, etc.
Assist Pastor in Administrative Matters
OFFICE HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT –
This is a full-time benefited exempt position. The typical work week will average 40 hours, not including lunch break.
With continual communication with the Pastor, some of those hours may also be completed remotely.
Further, the Business Manager would be expected to attend occasional evening meetings.
The Business Manager would be expected to be present Monday-Friday from 9:00 – 3:00 pm and may fill in other hours from home or outside of those hours. Further, the Business Manager would be expected to attend occasional evening meetings.
Medical/Dental/Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Sick/Personal days, Defined Benefit