The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is seeking to hire a Finance Director. The director will help to advance the mission of the Catholic Church and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The director will be responsible for the administration of all financial activities in support of the Shrine.
This position is responsible for the administration of all financial activities in support of the Shrine. This includes, but is not limited to, preparation of the annual budget; development of financial policies and procedures; provision of accurate financial reporting to the Board, the Executive Director, and all external agency representatives; and analysis of financial status of the Shrine on a periodic basis and reporting of issues of concern in a timely fashion. This position is also responsible for all general ledger systems, audit control, payroll, and materials purchasing activities and is the primary interface for management of the shrine’s computer and server systems. This position has primary responsibility for the maintenance of the Shrine’s donor program and security of confidential benefactor and financial records.
The incumbent must possess a bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting or have equivalent experience. A master’s degree and/or CPA designation is preferred. Incumbent must possess strong written and communication skills, as well as be able to develop tactical plans in support of the Shrine’s strategic vision. Knowledge of the doctrines of the Catholic faith and ability to interact with Pilgrims with respect to the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe is essential. The incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license in order to attend numerous meetings and execute various duties of the position.
This is an exempt position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
In order to apply for the position, please submit the application form, along with a cover letter
and résumé, to:
Mrs. Laura Antonie
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director
608-782-5440, ext. 241