Catholic Archbishop of Omaha: Accounting Intern (Part Time)

The Archdiocese of Omaha Finance Office is looking for an intern to assist with auditing, conducting financial analysis, and assisting archdiocesan school and parish offices with accounting practices. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to gain real-world accounting/auditing experience in addition to learning about nonprofit accounting. The intern will be under the supervision of the Accounting Manager and work closely with the curia accountants on projects at both the curia and archdiocesan levels. 

 

This PAID internship is for 20 hours/week and will last for one year.

 

 Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

General Information
Location  100 North 62nd Street
Omaha, NE 68132
United States
Employee Type  Temp
Job Category  Finance
Industry  Accounting, Finance
Contact Information
Email  humanresources@archomaha.org
Description
POSITION SUMMARY

Intern will assist in planning, implementing and executing recurring and one-time projects in the Finance Office. Intern will also assist with the regular audit process.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Auditing

  • Conduct online preliminary audit checks for parishes and schools
  • Using QuickBooks, analyze financial reports and transactions for trends, accounting issues, and other relevant items when on-site
  • Assist with on-site audit field work, including
    • Reviewing accounts payable and receivable;
    • Asset accounts;
    • Payroll and tax reporting;
    • Internal controls and cash handling procedures

Financial Analysis

  • Perform in-depth financial analyses for parish/school capital project and loan requests
  • Assist with analysis of parish/school budgets

Training

  • Assist with drafting accounting and procedural manuals for parishes and schools
  • Write, develop, and edit accounting manuals
Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

  • General knowledge of the Catholic Church and its mission
  • Knowledge of economic and nonprofit accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Committed to ongoing training and professional development; regularly explores methods to improve quality and efficiency of work
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work tasks
  • Adheres to the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and standards set by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Is a self-starter and assertive in completing job tasks and duties
  • Proficient in computer and keyboard skills as well as an ability to learn and effectively use basic software

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree or Area of Study: Finance, Accounting, or Business Management
  • Year of Study: Junior, Senior

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Routine office environment; ADA-accessible building.
  • Requires sitting for the majority of work duration; involves typing and other repetitive movement.