Finance and Operations Manager (FT), St. Isidore Parish, Lakeville, Middleboro & Rochester, MA.

St. Isidore Parish in Lakeville, Middleboro & Rochester is currently looking for a full-time Finance and Operations Manager to join their team. The Finance and Operations Manager assists the Pastor in fulfilling his responsibility for the administration of the parish, properties, and cemetery of the parish. This position is responsible for ensuring proper stewardship of the financial, facility, and human resources. For this position you would need to work at the parish office.
Financial Management

  • In consultation with the Pastor and Finance Council, develop, implement, and administer Archdiocesan policies and guidelines.
  • Consistent with parish financial reporting requirements, prepare budgets, annual reports, interim reports, general ledgers, allocation summaries and other management reports, offering financial strategies and recommendations to the Pastor and Finance Council, as applicable.
  • Oversee the management of properties, cemetery, and parish operational and financial records and prepare for audits.
  • Manages bookkeeping functions including, but not limited to, payables, receivables, journal entries, and payroll.
  • Handle bank relations including management of accounts, reconciliations, and allocation transactions between the parish and cemetery.
  • Assist the Pastor in the administration of offertory enhancement programs, fundraising for special parish projects, Planned Giving, Stewardship and the Annual Catholic Appeal.  
  • Direct purchasing procedures within the dollar limits set by the Pastor.
  • Ensure that all federal, state, and local taxes are paid in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Maintains Cemetery financial records and bank account, providing periodic reports to the Finance Council.

Personnel Management

  • Implement Archdiocesan human resource and personnel policies, including benefit policies, for staff.
  • Directs the management of the parish office.
  • Responsible for receiving and addressing parish staff concerns.
  • Manages the payment of salaries and benefits.
  • Buildings and Grounds Management
  • Oversees major repairs, renovations, and capital projects in accordance with Archdiocesan policies.
  • Act as liaison between the Pastor, the Archdiocesan Property Management Department, and the Risk Management Department.
  • Manages custodial maintenance functions.
  • Oversees security for parish.
  • Oversees/supervises the leasing, rental and use of parish facilities.
  • Acts as a liaison to local government agencies.


  • Attend meetings relative to the role, as necessary, including Parish Finance Council, archdiocesan business managers meetings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS in business, accounting, or related field, with 7+ years related accounting experience or equivalent preferred.
  • 3-5 yrs. supervisory/management experience required.
  • Understand and support the mission of the Catholic Church and its effort.
  • Participation in the RCAB Finance & Operations Certificate Program within two years of hire date.
  • Experience handling confidential, sensitive matters with tact, respect, and discretion required.
  • Demonstrated experience in finance and accounting; Intacct experience preferred.
  • Knowledgeable about safety and security and human resource issues preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in appropriate computer technology skills; must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Experience administering payroll is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong service orientation is critical.


  • Ability to use a computer keyboard for up to 8 hours/day.
  • Ability to sit for up to 8 hours/day.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

The duties and requirements described above are representative of those encountered during performance of the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]