Accountant - Facility Services

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland - Cleveland, OH 44114
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland - Cleveland, OH 44114
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland - Cleveland, OH 44114
Job Description
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland was founded on April 23, 1847. Under the leadership of the Most Reverend Edward Malesic, Bishop of Cleveland, it is the twenty-third largest diocese in the United States. The diocese encompasses the counties of Cuyahoga, Summit, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, Medina, Wayne and Ashland. There are more than 677,000 Catholics in the Diocese, and Catholic Charities-Diocese of Cleveland is one of the largest diocesan systems of social services in the world. There are 185 parishes, 110 Catholic schools, 1 pastoral center and 1 mission office within the diocese. The cathedral is the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, located in downtown Cleveland.

Please go to our website,, for more information about the mission, ministry, and people of our Diocese.

Within the Office of Finance and under the direct supervision of the Diocesan Controller, this accountant role is primarily dedicated to the operations and business activities of Facilities Services and the various employer sponsored benefit programs offered by the Diocese of Cleveland. This full-time exempt position executes all of the accounting, reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, capital project support and related activities for the Diocese of Cleveland Facilities Services Corporation and subsidiaries (DCFS) and the various employer sponsored benefit plans offered by the Diocese of Cleveland. DCFS is a separate corporation operating within the Diocese of Cleveland whose mission includes the ownership/leasing of most properties within the Diocese that house Catholic Charities Corporation activities.


*Preparation of all monthly journal entries, supporting workpapers; reporting; financial analyses; payroll; and related activities for DCFS and various employee benefit programs.
*Preparation of schedules in support of year-end audit and tax return activities for DCFS.
*Maintenance of corporate fixed asset schedules and records.
*Preparation of annual corporate budgets, operating and capital.
*Assistance in collecting unpaid billing from tenants and review/processing of all operating payables for DCFS facilities.
*Preparation of analyses and reports related to DCFS projects including applications for grants and funding, draws on construction loans, reviews of contractor payment applications, development of capital project budgets, and similar activities as needed.
*Active role in overseeing large parish and school projects to include oversight and/or execution of payments for large projects to outside vendors.
*Supports the Diocesan Controller in its role to support the Executive Director of DCFS, the DCFS Board, and its committees in their oversight functions related to DCFS finances and investments.
*Special projects as assigned, including assistance to the Diocesan Controller with other similar general accounting responsibilities related to other functions managed in the Diocesan offices.


*Commitment to the mission, ministry, values, and traditions of the Catholic Church and the work of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.
*Combination of education and/or experience normally represented by a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or finance with 3-5 years' experience.
*Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively and productively work with and support people of diverse economic, cultural, and administrative backgrounds.
*Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other office software in common use.
*Prior hands-on experience with integrated accounting software.
*Strong detail orientation, the ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality.
*Reliable means of personal transportation for travel within the 8 counties of the Diocese.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and a completed Diocese of Cleveland Employment Application using the "Find Out More" link.

Position will remain open until filled.
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