Parish Accountant

St. George Catholic Church is currently seeking applicants for the position of Parish Accountant. This is a full-time position with benefits. Duties include but are not limited to accounting for deposits, payment of parish bills, payroll processing, bank reconciliation, financial reporting, and coordination of employee benefits. Successful candidates must possess a broad knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures; have the ability to analyze, communicate and interpret financial data; and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

 Candidates must

  •          Be able to work effectively and collaboratively with the pastor, Director of Administration, office staff, volunteers, parishioners, and service providers.
  •          Possess strong computer skills and familiarity with accounting software and proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  •          Have the ability to prioritize multiple requests and maintain confidentiality.


  • Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with at least 3-5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in an office setting working with the general public.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via email to Martin Hernandez at or by mail to:

        St. George Catholic Church
        Attn: Martin Hernandez
        7808 St. George Drive
        Baton Rouge, LA  70809

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