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Finance Analyst 2023 

About the Organization Mission Statement:

Inspired by the Daughters of Charity and the De La Salle Christian Brothers, in partnership with families, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory's mission is to provide the finest education in an inclusive Catholic community of faith. We prepare our high school students to become service-oriented leaders with a commitment to living the Gospel.

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHC) is a Lasallian Vincentian Catholic, co-educational college preparatory secondary school located in the heart of San Francisco, California. We provide academically rigorous, vibrant learning grounded in social justice and student centered pedagogy. Our entire community is committed to cultivating each student's unique talents and passions, providing myriad opportunities for students to discern and realize their individual intellectual, artistic, athletic, social, and spiritual potential. SHC is a San Francisco Archdiocesan High School that is cosponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, District of San Francisco New Orleans and the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Province of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

As an inclusive Catholic community of faith, we respect and support our students, faculty and staff and their sense of belonging in an increasingly diverse world. At SHC, such respect is grounded by our mission and carried out through our Lasallian Vincentian Catholic educational traditions. In these efforts, we prepare our students as future leaders to model our credo, "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve".  
Category Business Office  

POSITION TITLE: Finance Analyst
SUPERVISED BY: Director of Finance
FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time, Regular- 12 month
COMPENSATION RANGE: $64,480- $70,000 per year

Position Summary:

The Finance Analyst is responsible for general accounting and financial analytics for the school in accordance with the directives of the Director of Finance in the Finance and Business Operations department. This is an on campus in person position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with month-end and year-end close. Perform monthly closing tasks according to targeted deadlines.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting package for SHC management, including calculating key metrics

  • Prepare and analyze monthly budget to actual reports

  • Reconcile all investment accounts; record investment journal entries

  • Reconcile the Development cash account monthly; determine restricted amounts to be released on a quarterly basis

  • Prepare fixed asset reconciliation on a quarterly basis; prepare journal entries to capitalize construction in progress

  • Reconcile weekly check logs to the bank statement to ensure all checks were deposited into bank account

  • Manage data collection and analysis for special projects, including creation of related journal entries

  • Prepare and collect supporting documentation for the annual audit

  • Assist the Director of Finance with budgets and financial analysis

  • Cross-train for other Finance roles and responsibilities

  • Review Finance team server monthly to ensure appropriate files and support are saved; back-up Finance team server files monthly

  • Support ad hoc departmental needs

The statements herein describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned.

Position Requirements

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; professional demeanor
  • Must show a high level of initiative and follow through with the ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Detail-oriented, flexible, strong work ethic
  •  Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a diverse, inclusive work environment
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Google Applications
  • Proficiency in using accounting systems, financial databases and managing lists and data in Microsoft Excel. Advanced Excel skills.
  • Committed to ongoing education and professional growth
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Certifications and/or Licensure

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field with a minimum of 2-5 years experience in Accounting or Finance

  • Non-profit experience a plus

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and adjust workload to meet changing circumstances

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft software applications, Google/Gmail and accounting systems. Database management experience is preferred. Advanced Excel skills.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
EOE Statement Sacred Heart Cathedral is an equal opportunity employer:
The Archdiocese of San Francisco will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The Archdiocese of San Francisco will consider, for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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