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13 Nov 2019

Full-Time Director of Finance and Business Administration

 Savage, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Director of Finance and Business Administration is a critical position that requires both strategic and executional leadership to ensure financial and operational processes support the mission of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and School community.  In alignment with the vision of the pastor, the purpose of this job is to oversee the financial and operational (including human resources and technology) processes of the parish and school, manage parish property and advise the pastor and parish leadership councils on short and long term management of St. John’s resources.  This position will also focus on the implementation of best practices in the areas of parish accounting, finance and operational processes.

Some of the specific responsibilities include:

  • Advise and support the pastor in overall leadership of parish and school business functions
  • Supervise and direct work of the finance, accounting, payroll, employee benefits, facilities management, and parish front office functions including the development of employee goals and managing employee performance
  • Oversees all contractual agreements, leases; implements and monitors risk management program
  • Ensure accurate and timely record keeping including employee files, parish database, cemetery management and sacramental records
  • Ensure compliance with St. John’s and Archdiocesan employee policies and procedures, including a current Employee Handbook
  • Serves as key staff liaison to parish finance council in partnership with the pastor and parish trustees
  • Supports financial and business functions of other St. John’s commissions
  • Serves as key representative to Archdiocesan administrative councils and committees and local and civic forums as appropriate

Job Qualifications: Job Qualifications 1) A practicing Catholic who conducts themselves in a manner that fosters love of God and others through our Catholic faith is preferred. Must be supportive of church teachings and its mission 2) B.S. or B.A. in accounting, finance or equivalent; CPA and/or MBA preferred 3) Demonstrated experience in leadership positions involving financial and operational strategy and implementation 4) Prior experience as parish administrator is preferred 5) Able to relate well to parishioners, volunteers, and other groups 6) Ability to pass a criminal background check and successfully complete Essential 3 and credit check

Organizational Name: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and School

Organizational City: Savage

Position Contact Name: Linda Moriarty

Position Contact Title: Executive Assistant to the Pastor

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 952-890-9465

Submitter Phone: 952-890-9465

Deadline: November 27, 2019

Benefits: Included

Experience: Required

Salary / Range: To be determined

Setting: Suburban

Number of Parish Households: 2,001 or more

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Linda Moriarty, Executive Assistant to the Pastor at

Job Categories: Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 55378. Salaries: To Be Determined.

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