Bookkeeper Job Description


We are currently taking applications to fill our bookkeeper role here at Holy Innocents. This is role is a flexible 15 hours a week and pays $20 per hour. Occasional evenings and weekends to support parish events and staff meetings are currently at 4pm on Wednesday afternoons for an hour. 

You can find the job description below. Please email for an application or call our office at (425)788-1400. 

POSITION PURPOSE: Provide bookkeeping services for the parish, in accordance with Archdiocesan administration and finance policies and procedures.


  •  Maintains accounts payable and receivable ledgers, and prepares and submits a financial statement to the pastor and Finance Council on a monthly basis.
  • Maintains all parish banking accounts, processes check requests, and verifies authorization for expenditures in all program and operating accounts.
  • Reconciles bank statements on a monthly basis.
  • Works with the Pastoral Assistant for Administration to reconcile payroll.
  • Enters the weekly donations into the database
  • Provides assistance to the Pastor and others as directed in the preparation of the annual parish budget. Provides financial information including current budget allocations, year to date balance and anticipated financial needs for the future.
  • Works with Pastoral Assistant for Administration and Pastoral Associate in the creation of the parish annual report.
  • Provides services and support for those who direct the various fund-raising efforts for the parish, including the Annual Catholic Appeal, Stewardship; Matching Funds and special collections.
  • Assists Pastoral Assistant for Administration with end-of-quarter and end-of-year statements for all parishioners, which includes an update on parish budget.
  • Quickbooks experience and strong Excel skills a plus.
  • Maintains a level of knowledge and skills required for the bookkeeping profession. This may be accomplished by participating in Archdiocesan sponsored training, attendance at workshops and classes, reading appropriate materials and/or membership in local professional organizations.