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Budget Manager/Technical Support Analyst

Organization: Archdiocese of St. Louis
Full Time

The Archdiocese of St. Louis invests in its employees and provides an environment with a focus on work/life balance and encourages its employees to be good stewards of the Church. We also offer a generous benefits package, including paid time off. The Archdiocese is a non-profit organization which encompasses 180 parishes, 110 schools, over90 offices/agencies and a Catholic population of more than 500,000.


Position Summary

This position directs and coordinates the formulation and monitoring of the annual budget for all Archdiocesan entities included in the consolidated financial statements. This position also provides Finance Office Staff and other end users of Finance Office application systems, including remote users, with product and technical support by performing the following duties.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Finance Office Staff and its customers with answers to their questions and needs by providing training and support which includes solutions, procedures and reports.

  • Assist with Infor/Lawson, Jack Henry, Document Express and MagiQ upgrades and patches.

  • Maintain security on Jack Henry, MagiQ, Lawson Financial/Human Resources and Self Service.
  • Provide support to the users of Document Express including Accounts Payable and Payroll users.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the computers and printers in the Finance Office including hardware and software.
  • Coordinates the timely, complete and accurate preparation of the annual budgeting process and quarterly variance reporting process.
  • Maintains the integrity of the budget on management-designed systems.
  • Communicates and trains Accountants and Agency Directors on how to prepare, monitor and maintain budgets.
  • Maintains automated budgeting software and trains others on how to use it.
  • Prepares the reports for the quarterly presentation to the Budget Committee of the Archdiocesan Finance Council.
  • Test new processes and upload procedures in TEST product line of Lawson, Document Express, MagiQ and Coupa.
  • Create transfer job sin Lawson and Windows to allow users to transfer data out of Lawson, especially for those users who write checks with Document Express.

  • Develop upload templates and mapping files for uploading data into Lawson.
  • Upload various datafiles into Lawson including Consolidated Billing, Annual Financial Budget, GL entries, AR Payments, AP entries and payroll entries.
  • Maintain Consolidated Billing database used to publish annual Consolidated Billing Invoices sent to Agencies, Offices, Schools and Parishes. Printed reports given to Controller, Assistant Controller, Admin Accountant, PMBS, Parish Support Manager and SLAF staff.
  • Maintain Priest Compensation database used to publish annual Priest Compensation letters sent to Priest to be turned into their Payroll person. Printed reports given to Priests Personnel Office, Payroll Manager and Controller.
  • Develop and maintain various databases and reports used by SLAF, Parish Support, Payroll and HR/Benefits Offices. Sources of data includes but not limited to Lawson Source Files, Bank Source Files, Raiser’s Edge Source Files, Coupa Source Files, Jack Henry Source Files, Matrix Source Files.
  • Balance, publish and distribute monthly AR Statements.
  • Publish variety of month-end Financial Reports.
  • Transmit 1099 files to MHC for printing.
  • Transmit electronic1099 files to IRS.
  • Participate in technical meetings/phone calls with vendors to consider new solutions or patch existing systems.
  • Fill in for absences of other Technical Support Department staff.
  • Other jobs as assigned by Technical Support Manager.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements

College degree or equivalent is required, plus three to five years of related experience. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) is needed. Should be familiar with workings of Windows and Microsoft Windows Server software. Experience with Lawson and SQL Server is helpful, but not required.


Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job

Person must be able to support the mission of the Catholic Church. Person must be customer service oriented. Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze and interpret common specific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Reasoning Ability– Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


To apply, please send resume and salary requirements to [email protected] and include Budget Manager in the subject line.