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Our story began more than 2000 years ago. Starting from the disciples of Jesus Christ and their successors, the faith community has spread across the entire world. Our dedicated staff and volunteers form a community supporting our mission of the Catholic Church in central Alberta, making a difference in the world. Our work includes the promotion of life and the dignity of people, helping families and youth to grow in their faith, and fostering friendship and assistance to those in need. If you have the skills, talent and inspiration to take on the challenge, we invite you to consider these exciting opportunities.


Accounting Manager - Archdiocese of Winnipeg

The Archdiocese of Winnipeg is seeking an Accounting Manager. This position will be responsible for multiple diocesan corporations including, monthly financial reporting, annual budgeting, review of parish annual financial reports, perform parish administration audits, and advising parishes on various accounting and operational matters. The Accounting Manager will assist the CFO in special projects and emerging situations. This is an integral position that is involved in all aspects of the Accounting and Finance Department. The position is responsible to the CFO and must work closely with Archdiocesan staff, pastors, parish staff, and pastoral councils.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Prepare Monthly Financial Reports and analysis for multiple corporations, including investment accounting and reconciliation
  • Review the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger; identify and recommend improvements to accounting processes and internal controls
  • Perform collaborative and back-up duties with the rest of finance team (payroll, AP, AR, GL)
  • Prepare the annual Archdiocesan Budget by Ministry (department)
  • Prepare interim Bishop’s Appeal reconciliation and accounting
  • Review Parish Annual Financial Returns and issue assessment notice
  • Assist in the Archdiocesan Insurance program, premium calculation, insurance compliance questionnaires
  • Assist in developing a Parish Audit Plan and cycle to measure against best practices and policies; audit parishes according to cycle; work with parishes to implement audit weaknesses
  • Prepare account reconciliation and analysis: Prepaid Expenses, Deposits, Accrued Expenses, Investments, Capital
  • Liaison the Information Technology needs of the Chancery Office with external vendor, as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Must be a Canadian CPA student/candidate or hold a CPA designation


  • Minimum 5 years’ senior accounting experience in a complex non-profit or multi-company work environment
  • Experience working in a registered charity, non-profit or religious-based organization is considered an asset
  • Advance/intermediate computer skills and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Sage 300 (formerly Accpac)
  • Demonstrated competency in using Microsoft Excel at the intermediate to advanced level
  • Demonstrated competency in understanding investments, pension plans, and general business
  • Strong team player who has excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Excellent time management skills

This is a full-time position with benefits. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please forward your resume, the names of three references (one of whom should be your pastor) by June 5, 2020, to the:
Attention: Chief Financial Officer
1495 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 4C6

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