Posted: Aug 18, 2022

Diocesan Finance Officer

Diocese of San Angelo - San Angelo, TX
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022


General Description::
The Diocesan Finance Officer (DFO) is the principal advisor to the diocesan bishop in matters of business administration and finance. The DFO is responsible for administering the temporal goods of the diocese under the authority of the bishop, and to make those payments from diocesan funds which the bishop or his delegates have legitimately authorized.The DFO serves as a resource person to parishes in financial and related matters while evaluating, updating, and ensuring compliance of financial policies and procedures for the parishes, schools, and other juridic persons under the oversight of the bishop, advancing sound practices for the care of the temporal goods of the Church.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Act as Financial Advisor to the Bishop and other diocesan leadership.•Analyze and make recommendations pertaining to all major financial decisions and questions facing the diocese, its parishes, schools, and other external organizations.•Implement and evaluate financial policies and practices of the diocese to ensure that financial goals and objectives are met in accordance with Canon Law, with policies established by the diocesan bishop, and with government regulations.•Oversee the planning and completion of the diocesan annual audit process in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices.•Oversee the administrative and operational functions of the Finance Departments.•Oversee planning and completion of the diocesan budget.•Participate in administration of diocesan pension plans and employee health plan.•Participate in the administration of risk management to include property, liability, and casualty insurance coverage.•Ensure that all funds are properly invested and managed; evaluate investment alternatives.•Maintain a high level of contact with constituencies across the diocese, especially with pastors, their parish staffs, and their finance councils.•Oversee internal audit/training functions and reporting.•Manage system administration for the Pastoral Center’s information technology.•Collaborate with specific diocesan committees, including Finance Council, Audit Committee, Investment Committee, Mineral Lease Committee, Risk Management Committee, Compensation Committee, Presbyteral Council, College of Consultors and Stewardship & Development Department as needed. •Participates in various ad hoc committees as required or assigned.•Handles bank and investment vendor relations.•Manages grants.•Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
•MBA, MPA, related field and/or current CPA credentials.•Minimum of 5 years’ experience with responsibilities in leadership positions in business, accounting, finance, or related field with an excellent performance record.•5 years supervisory experience.•Familiarity with fund accounting.•Administrative leadership experience, preferably in the Catholic Church, including working with consultative bodies, supervision, accounting, and investing.•Preference for candidate familiar with the Code of Canon Law related to temporal goods.


How To Apply:

How to Apply/Contact:
Resumes and/or applications may be submitted to Deacon Marc Mata, 804 Ford St., San Angelo, TX 76905 or at [email protected]