Jun 06, 2022

Senior Accountant

  • Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services
  • 2110 Broadway, Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Dept:                          Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS)

Position:                   Senior Accountant

Classification:         Exempt

Schedule:                 Full Time


Reports To: Controller of CFCS, Inc.


Essential Functions:  As a practicing Catholic and member of the staff of CFCS, under the supervision of the CFO, the Senior Accountant shall for both CFCS and Sacramento Catholic Family Insurance Services, Inc. (SCFIS):


  • Perform technical and advanced accounting functions, including maintenance, analysis and reporting of general ledger accounts and budgets.


  • Prepare complex accounting records, reports, and analysis in all areas of cemetery finances, including but not limited to accounts receivable aging, inventory, deferred revenue, and accounts payable.


  • Prepare correcting, adjusting and closing entries for accounting journals


  • Reconcile investment and bank accounts; reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare required entries.


  • Prepare departmental revenue and expense reports and analysis


  • Participate in the preparation of the annual independent audits of CFCS and SCFIS.


  • Participate in processing all transactions and serve as liaison between cemetery operating personnel and accounting.


  • Perform special project functions as required


  • Supervise and assist accounting clerks


  • Other tasks as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.




Education:  Bachelor degree in accounting or finance.


ExperienceCPA license or a minimum of five years experience in all processes of accounting cycle, basic internal controls and GAAP.  Public accounting experience is preferred. 


Skills / Knowledge: The CFCS’s mission in the Diocese of Sacramento; current GAAP knowledge; budgeting procedures; must be highly proficient with Excel and Word.  Experience with Solomon and Great Plains a plus.  Demonstrated good communication skills: both oral and written.