Part time Office Assistant/Bookkeeper

Our Lady of Lourdes/ St. Adalbert Parish   Omaha, NE   Part-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 20, 2024

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The primary role of the Office Assistant is to assist the Bookkeeper/ Office Manager/ with items needed to fulfill their duties. Office assistant must be a person of faith who is committed to supporting the mission to both Holy Cross and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Parishes, while managing the implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures, resources and confidentiality.

  • Financial responsibilities
    • Assists with the maintenance of the parish financial records
    • Maintains accounting/bookkeeping functions including revenue, expenses, payables, receivables, journal entries and credit card purchases
    • Maintains reconciliation of all Holy Cross and Our Lady of Lourdes accounts, organizations accounts, and other services
    • Works with the Bookkeeper to gather all information needed for audits
    • Serves as back up payroll processor if Bookkeeper is unavailable


  • Administrative duties for the office
    • Receives mail, distributes mail to where it needs to go
    • Answer phone calls and take notes
    • Create Bulletin and send it in before the deadline – as needed
    • Pulpit announcements & Prayers of the Faithful – as needed

  • Job Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Preferred 3-5 years accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of administrative principals & procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proficiency in computer technology, Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Publisher
  • Self-starter, ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, maintain confidentiality
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles and practices, preferably in Quick Books
  • Preferred knowledge of non-profit and/or religious accounting practices
  • Organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills