Posted: 01/10/2021





The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing daily accounting tasks in support of the
Foundation’s financial department, invoicing, entering cash receipts and disbursements and assisting in applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, and following appropriate accounting control procedures. The Staff Accountant will also maintain the fund accounting system for the Foundation by documenting fund activity and entering data into the system.

The Diocese of Orlando and The Foundation’s values lay the foundation for the work performed byits employees.

Diocese of Orlando Core Values
AuthenticityConviction that God has called us to reflect exteriorly our inner life of faith in our daily living
RespectAffirming each person’s God-given dignity and uniqueness.
CourageInspired by this gift of the Holy Spirit, we proclaim and live the Word of God fearlessly and devotedly.
CommitmentIndividually and collectively, we are steadfast to the team and its purpose.

The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida Values

Faith-filled Passion: We nurture our faith to inspire others to transform lives through charitable giving.Collaboration: Through partnerships, we leverage community resources to maximize impact.Stewardship: We recognize that all gifts are from God and we are called to honor donor intentions and use prudence to return gifts with increase.

Transparency: We are open and honest in our communications to provide access to information.
Servant Leadership: We listen and learn from our community and invest in initiatives to meet their needs.Impact: We engage donors in serving the needs of our community and advancing ministries of the Catholic Church.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLIITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Enters accounts payable and cash receipts transactions. Records standardized journal entries and

    performs reconciliations of accounts, as directed, on a regular basis.

  • Inputs certain gifts, such as stock gifts, into the donor database and produces timely and accurate

    donor and parish acknowledgements.

  • Inputs endowment, reserve and donor-advised fund transactions in the Foundation’s fund

    management system, appropriately acknowledges gifts and maintains documentation of all funds.

    • Prepares and distributes regular reports on funds held in the Foundation’s pooled investmentfunds.

    • Assists the Vice President, CFO and Senior Accountant with annual audit and budget preparation.

    • Collaborates with the Senior Accountant and other staff members as needed to perform tasks.

    • Assists the Vice President, CFO and President & CEO with other Foundation infrastructure

      development and ad-hoc reporting as needed.

    • Maintains confidentiality of financial, contract and donor information.

    • Embraces the Foundation’s mission and vision and is an example of the organizational values.

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field or 4 years of equivalent experience;

    • Minimum of two years’ experience in a comparable role, in non-profit accounting preferred;

    • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, financial reporting and financial reporting


    • Detail orientation and ability to work independently. Must have the ability to prioritize, manage

      multiple tasks and meet deadlines;

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including proficiency in Excel and Word;

      Knowledge of Financial Edge software or other general ledger software;

    • Professional communications, interpersonal and collaboration skills;

    • Possess demonstrated ability to work in a church-related as well as service-oriented environment.

      with commitment to the values of the Diocese and Foundation;

    • Solution oriented and able to maintain the goodwill and reputation of the team;

    • Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish or Haitian-Creole)

    • Must be an active Christian; active Catholic preferred;

    • Able to work evenings and weekends as required for special events, meetings, travel, etc.;

      Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common journals, articles, and periodicals. Must have strong problem-solving skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.

      Ability to apply routine mathematical concepts such as addition, multiplication, and division.

      Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


      Position requires walking, sitting for extended periods of time, bending, stretching, and stooping. Repeated use of hands, fingers, wrists, and arms. Must be able to see up close as well as from afar. Job incumbent must also possess the ability to hear and communicate both verbally and in writing, in person and via telephone and electronic communications.

      The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.