Business Manager

St. Margaret Mary Parish (Omaha) - Omaha



Name of Facility: St. Margaret Mary Parish
6116 Dodge Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Fr. Ralph O'Donnell


Department: Finance
Reports to: Fr. Ralph O'Donnell, Pastor

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

St. Margaret Mary Parish is looking for a person who is excited to join our faith-filled school and parish community. The Business Manager position is designed for a well-organized professional to join our spirit-filled and dynamic staff and execute daily parish accounting and finance-related functions at the direction of the pastor.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Primary Job Duties:
● Advise the pastor as requested
● Supervise financial and clerical personnel, facilitating the monthly bill payment process
● Develop and maintain accurate and timely financial reports & information
● Establish and oversee parish internal controls and financial due diligence
● Prepare/facilitate the preparation of the annual budget
● Work with all departments for the planning of fundraising projects and use of funds
● Perform/manage the necessary HR requirements of the parish and archdiocese including payroll
● Assist the Pastor and School Principal each year with employment contracts
● Manage the negotiation and preparation of vendor contracts as needed
● Consult and advise parish leadership in the acceptance of project bids
● Be present to advise parish committees as requested by the pastor
● Attend the annual parish festival to manage raffle and cash
● Manage FACTS Grant Aid and Assessment Applications.
● Assist school parents with Tuition and Fees Inquiries for St. Margaret Mary School

Knowledge & Skills:
● Knowledge of St. Margaret Mary’s mission and Roman Catholic teachings
● Sound understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
● Comprehensive knowledge of payroll-related tax issues and accounts payable
● Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to act in a courteous and professional manner
● Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
● Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and have an eye for detail and accuracy
● A proven record of working cooperatively and being adaptable as part of a team
● Ability to maintain confidentiality
● Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and database software.

Education and Experience
Education and Experience:
● Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive and relevant accounting/financial work
● College coursework/degree
● Safe Environment training & background check required

The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. In no way does this job description constitute a contract, implied or otherwise.

Application Instructions

Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to St. Margaret Mary Church Pastor, Fr. Ralph O'Donnell, at