Canadian Martyrs Parish, Hamilton

Canadian Martyrs Roman Catholic Church and the Catholic Chaplaincy at McMaster University are looking for a part-time (8 hour/week) Bookkeeper. Reporting to the Parish Priest, this position offers a competitive rate of pay and flexible hours.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping functions, including payroll and ensuring the maintenance of up to date, accurate records
  • Preparation of monthly and annual financial statements with supporting analysis to meet Government and Chancery requirements
  • Input of parishioner’s financial contributions, overseeing of collection counters/ deposits and preparation of annual tax receipts
  • Updating of Parish records as needed
  • Administration of the employee benefits program for Parish staff
  • Completion of other tasks/duties as needed.


  • College diploma in accounting/bookkeeping
  • Strong computer skills (knowledge of MS Office and QuickBooks is necessary)
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Openness to foster and develop core values of community: Joyful, Relational, and Ignatian
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Great communication skills
  • A good understanding of and respect for Catholic Doctrine, Liturgy and practice, as determined by the Bishop of Hamilton.

Please send your resumes to

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.