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Parish Accountant 

The Church of the Heavenly Rest, an Episcopal parish in Abilene, Texas, is seeking a Parish Accountant.


Founded in 1883, Heavenly Rest is a dynamic, growing parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas. Despite the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Heavenly Rest has become stronger, more flexible, and poised to serve the Abilene community in new and exciting ways.


The primary responsibility of the Parish Accountant will be to manage the church’s finances. This includes maintaining accurate financial records, submitting payroll information, processing donations, preparing payments to vendors, facilitating the annual audit, and reporting regularly to the parish’s Treasurer and Finance Committee. The Accountant will also be one of the staff members responsible for updating and maintaining the church’s membership database. 


Teamwork will be of paramount importance as the Accountant will work closely with the rector and staff, as well as church leaders and members. The Parish Accountant must be willing and able to work well with paid staff and volunteers.


The ideal candidate for this position will be diligent, flexible, and able to work independently, use discretion, and maintain confidentiality. 


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • Familiarity with Blackbaud suite of products preferred

  • Experience in church or non-profit settings preferred


Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, and pension.


Please send a resume and a cover letter by January 31, 2021 to:


The Reverend David F. Romanik

(325) 677-2091

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