Diocese of Rockville Centre

Career Opportunities

The Department of Finance, Diocese of Rockville Centre is seeking a Senior Accountant. This full-time position is 35 Hours per Week: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This position will report directly to the Assistant Controller. This position is located in Rockville Centre, NY.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Reconcile account balances including performing bank reconciliations and investigate/resolve reconciling items in a timely, efficient manner for multiple reporting entities
• Prepare month-end close journal entries and provide all supporting worksheets for multiple reporting entities
• Identify areas of improvement and suggest ways to increase efficiency
• Assist with financial statement preparation and participate in the annual budgeting process
• Assist with annual audits and tax return preparation, where applicable
• Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

Key Competencies

• Well-organized and ability to prioritize tasks
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Good interpersonal and effective communication skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Team oriented
• Ability to meet tight deadlines

Minimum Job Requirements

• 2+ years general accounting experience with strong knowledge of a monthly close process
• Bachelors degree in Accounting
• Familiarity with GAAP, general accounting, financial statement preparation and internal control procedures
• Excel proficiency is a must
• Relevant certification (e.g. CPA) is preferred
• Knowledge of relevant accounting software; experience with MIP Fund Accounting/Abila software is a plus
• Not-for-profit industry experience also is a plus

Please email your cover letter and resume in word format as an email attachment. Please note Senior Accountant in subject of e-mail to our Human Resources Department: Diocese of Rockville Centre, P O Box 9023, Rockville Centre, NY 11570 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Fax: 516-678-9566.

HR Contact

Contact Human Resources Office
Phone: 516-678-5800 Ext. 259
Email: employment@drvc.org

Contact our Pension Department:
Phone: 516-678-5800 Ext. 259
Email: hr@drvc.org
Fax: 516-678-9566