Greater Cincinnati
Posted 1 month ago

Posted:  08/16/2022

Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary and School of Theology seeks a full-time, experienced Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will assist the President / Rector of the institution with planning, organizing, staffing and development and control of the fiscal affairs of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology.


The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university, with a degree in accounting, business administration or a related field. CPA is desirable. Minimum of five years of professional experience in finance and auditing with knowledge of non-profit accounting.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Prepares and monitors the Mount St. Mary’s & School of Theology annual operating budget.
  • Prepares quarterly reports for the Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology Board of Trustees Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees.
  • Reconciles monthly general ledger contribution accounts and capital campaign pledges and balances with Development Office personnel and database reports.
  • Works with President to ensure accurate forecasting and reporting of revenue, expenditures and year end balances.
  • Supervises bookkeeper and serves as internal auditor.
  • Prepares audit work papers and accompanying account analysis for external auditors. Prepares the annual financial statements in collaboration with the external auditors.
  • Acts as liaison with external auditors to coordinate the annual audit work.
  • Reviews the monthly financial statements for internal departments / divisions.
  • Review Payroll reports for accuracy and reporting.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations of all Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology bank accounts and general ledger journal entries.
  • Prepares financial reports for various educational and/or governmental agencies including Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
  • Review and monitor the Endowment investment accounts and serves as liaison between Trustee, Investment Advisor and Investment Managers.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Familiarity with accounting software (Passport, Quickbooks,….)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to effectively manage work flow and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written

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To apply please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Martin Dorsey at [email protected].