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General Accountant: Diocese of Cleveland

Finance - Cleveland, Ohio



General Accountant

Full-time, Exempt

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland was founded on April 23, 1847. It is the twenty-third largest diocese in the United States. The Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic was installed as the 12th Bishop of Cleveland on September 14, 2020. The diocese encompasses the counties of Cuyahoga, Summit, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, Medina, Wayne and Ashland. There are more than 670,000 Catholics in the Diocese, and Catholic Charities- Diocese of Cleveland is one of the largest diocesan systems of social services in the world. There are 185 parishes, 107 Catholic schools, 1 pastoral center and 1 mission office within the diocese. The cathedral is the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, located in downtown Cleveland. Members of the diocesan staff support the Bishop in ministering to the people of God by working together to provide vision, leadership and service to continue the mission of Jesus to transform the world. As a community, they are committed to live by the values of faith, dignity, stewardship and justice.


Transactional accounting support and preparation of monthly financial statements for Diocesan entities (benefit plans, Catholic Community Foundation and Education Office) and provide support to the Diocesan Controller.


  • Support and preparation of monthly workpapers and financial statements for Diocesan entities as assigned (bank reconciliations, investment reconciliations, journal entries and lead schedules).
  • Assist with Catholic Community Foundation reconciliations related to Angel Scholarship Fund and Diocesan Tuition Assistance initiatives.
  • Record, review and monitor online giving deposits.
  • Assist with other Education Office requests and analyses.
  • Assist with year-end audit support for Diocesan and CCF entities and offices as assigned.
  • Form 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC preparation.
  • Provide assistance to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions as needed.
  • Investment administration including reconciliations, fee processing and filing of paperwork; quarterly parish investment reconciliation and asset allocation monitoring.
  • File maintenance (including workpaper files, bank and investment statements).
  • Assistance with financial analysis and projects, as requested by Diocesan Controller.
  • Special projects as assigned.


  • High School Diploma
  • Prefer Associate Degree (2 or 4 year program) with focus in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field or related work experience


Please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references and completed Diocese of Cleveland Employment Application to

In the subject line please enter: “General Accountant: Candidate Application Materials.”

Position will remain open until filled.

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