Manager, Business

Florissant, MO, US, 63031-5003

The Archdiocese of St. Louis strives to teach and share our faith, serve others, and foster unity throughout the St. Louis area.  Once a part of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary's campus, the Cardinal Rigali Center in Shrewsbury, MO is today the headquarters and curia (governing body) for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Job Summary

Business Manager-

This Position is the administrator of the Pastor's responsibilities to the Parish and is a steward of the physical, Financial and Personnel resources of the parish.

Job Responsibilities

Financial Responsibilities

  • Maintains accuracy of all financial files and records and establishes a responsible cash flow management system.
  • Prepares, administers and reviews budget process in collaboration with finance and other commissions, subject to review and/or approval by Parish Council, as required.
  • Acts as liaison between the parish and the archdiocese in financial matters.
  • Maximizes cash management resources.
  • Coordinates and reviews parish organizations’ funds.

Personnel Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains evaluation process.
  • Administers salaries and benefits programs.
  • Supervises parish secretary, clerical aides, financial staff and maintenance staff.
  • Participates in the hiring and termination policies of the parish in collaboration with the Pastor.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Directs the management of the parish office.
  • Oversees the management of the parish records.
  • Coordinates parish liability and property insurance, workers’ compensation with archdiocesan general insurance program.
  • Maintains all cemetery records if applicable.
  • Maintains good working relationships, effective communications between parish community, various groups and outside authorities.
  •  Attends all pastoral staff meetings, commission meetings and Parish Council meetings, as necessary.
  • Attends all archdiocesan meetings, as necessary, representing the parish and the Pastor.
  • Consults with and advises Pastor and Principal on business and administrative matters that affect the parish and school.

Facilities Management Responsibilities

  • Supervises any major construction, improvement or repair.
  • Solicits and reviews bids and quotes and negotiates contracts.
  • Establishes and monitors preventive maintenance programs for all properties.
  • Maintains security of property (Key files, etc.).

Job Requirements


  • College degree desired and/or five to ten (5-10) years business experience
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • General knowledge and support of the Catholic Church, Catholic sacraments, Catholic rites and liturgies
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must have good recordkeeping skills
  • Must have good facilitation skills
  • Must have ability to manage
  • Must have ability to present themselves professionally
  • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have ability to prioritize and to be flexible




The Archdiocese of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screening will include criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, employment and educational licensure/certification verification, health screening, and any other screenings deemed necessary for employment. Any offer would be contingent upon successful completion of any required screening.