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Archdiocese of Newark


To apply for an open position, please submit your resume to Ramona Flores at floresra@rcan.org.

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

General Description

The Assistant Controller has responsibility for supporting the Controller in external financial reporting as well as budgeting. Principal responsibilities will include preparing financial reports and working with external auditors and the internal accounting staff. Responsibilities will include preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Focus will also include maximizing use of financial systems, improving reporting processes and ensuring a sound control environment as a basis for the financial statements.The financial statements will include the insurance fund, medical plan, Catholic Cemeteries, Pension Plans as well as assisting with the Chancery financials. Budgets and monthly variance analysis will also be required for these entities. Responsibilities will include working closely with the Finance and Accounting department and acting as a liaison with the Archdiocesan auditors (internal and external) as well as Department Directors.

Qualifications/Skills

Bachelor's degree in accounting, and a CPA
5 years of managerial level experience in accounting or finance, including Not for Profit industry experience and public accounting
Solid knowledge of GAAP
Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
Experience working on external audits
Strong technical and time management skills
Knowledge of Serenic accoutning software and JET reporting is a plus
Ability to prioritize, schedule,and complete multiple assignments
Ability to work with minimum supervison
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Ability to maintain confidential information
Ability to professionally challenge existing processes with a view toward improving the quality, timeliness and efficiency of the accounting and finance functions

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a CPA. Extensive experience in progressively responsible positions in accounting, financial management, budgeting and internal controls. Five years of managerial level experience in accounting or finance, including Not for Profit industry experience and public accounting.

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BENEFITS AND PENSION ASSISTANT FULL TIME

General Description

The Benefits and Pension Assistant will assist in the day to day operations of employee benefit programs including medical, dental, life insurance, short-term disability, severance plan, Global Solutions, Worker's Comp and FMLA.

Will also assist in the day to day operations of Pension Plan benefits, Pension billing, vendor invoices and ongoing research into pension matters.

Qualifications/Skills

Ability to maintain stricty confidentiality and security of data accessed during the course of daily activities.
Must possess effective oral and written communicaion skills and resolve problems with creaivity, confidentiality, and tact.
Must demosntrate the ability to manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
Excellent organizational and good customer service skills.
Must have a functional knowledge of MS Office applications and be able to navigate third party websites.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D required. Some college preferred as well as significant, credible experience in the area of employee benefit plans.

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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CATECHIST CERTIFICATION AND ENRICHMENT

General Description

The Associate Director, as a member of the Catechetical Office professional staff, is responsible for the on-going development of the Catechetical Ministry in the Archdiocese of Newark in the area of catechist certification, formation and on-going enrichment within the parishes and schools of the Archdiocese. (S)He acts  as specialist, consultant and resource person also collaborating with the appropriate members of the various departments of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center. (S)He works as a team member with the Catechetical Office staff in discerning the areas of Catechetical Ministry development and coordination throughout the Archdiocese of Newark.

Qualifications/Skills

Applicant must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
Familiarity with computer applications is necessary, minimally a word processing program, preferably Microsoft Word.

Education and/or Experience

A Master's degree in Catechetics, Theology, Education or related field is required.
Minimally, five years experience in parish catechesis or classroom teaching is expected.

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PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR

General Description

Provides office administration for real estate and sustainable energy project support. Manages and develops spreadsheets for the monitoring of all projects. Maintains and supports SQL database for all real estate projects.

Qualifications/Skills

Outstanding organizational, support services and communication.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to establish priorities and execute effectively.
Computer literate with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Access, Publisher.
Ability to operate office equipment.
Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines.
Ability to perform job responsibilities with good judgement and work independently.
Must have a professional, business presence.

Education and/or Experience

Certificate from an accredited secretarial school or equivalent working experience.
Two to four years of overall administrative/secretarial experience.

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ADMINISTRATOR

General Description

The Administrator directs the overall operation of the residence in managing the temporalities and working with the staff for the wellbeing of the residents. The Administrator also works with the priest director in caring for the personal concerns of the residents.

Qualifications/Skills

Strong organizational skills.
Excellent judgement.

Ability to be flexible in caring for the needs of the varied residents.
Ability to be calm in facing the various challenges of each day.
Must be able to use fax and e-mail for communications.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
 
Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required, college degree desirable.
Minimum of five years experience with care-giving work.
Supervisory experience.
Nursing education/experience desirable.

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