In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
1 Thessalonians 5:18

Finance & Administration

The Finance Office handles matters which relate to the temporal administration of the Diocese. This includes accounting, financial budgets and reports, investments, litigation and all matters related to Diocesan properties. These responsibilities are carried out on a day-to-day basis by the Finance Office of the Pastoral Centre.

Accounting and Finance

The Account and Finance department provides financial expertise for the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, clergy, lay personnel and to parishes and other associated Catholic entities.

Key Areas:

Accounting - Provide standardized operating policies and procedures to enable parishes to effectively manage their resources and to provide accounting for the Pastoral Centre, ministries, offices, Priest’s Pension Plan, Lay Employee Pension Plan, St. Patrick’s Housing Corporation and the Catholic Foundation of Vancouver Island.

Reporting - Provide direction and support to ensure that our parishes and departments are in compliance with applicable Federal/Provincial/Municipal and Diocesan laws/rules and regulations.

Financial - Prepare the annual financial statements for audit and publication, for the Diocese, Priest’s Pension Plan, Lay Employee Pension Plan, The Catholic Foundation of Vancouver Island and St. Patrick’s Housing Corp. Review in consort with Diocesan Committees major capital expenditures of parishes and schools. Review and monitor the financial performance of the Diocese, the parishes, Island Catholic Schools, The Catholic Foundation of Vancouver Island, St. Patrick’s Housing Corp. and other related Catholic entities as appropriate. Administer the Property and Liability Insurance programs for the Diocese of Victoria.

Banking - Monitor and ensure compliance with comprehensive banking agreement and Diocesan policies. Maintain banking arrangements, financing and reporting requirements for the Diocese and parishes.

Human Resources - Develop and update policies and procedures affecting lay employees of the Diocese, both in parishes and at the Pastoral Centre. Assist in the recruitment and selection of personnel at the Pastoral Centre, while advising pastors on recruitment, selection, and employee relation matters at the parish level. Maintain and perform payroll, benefits and pension administration for all clergy and lay employees.

Finance Office Staff

Leah MacKenzie, CGA
Financial Administrator
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: leahm@rcdvictoria.org
Leslie O'Brien
Administrative Assistant

Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: lobrien@rcdvictoria.org

Terri Siemens
Accounting Assistant
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: tsiemens@rcdvictoria.org
Lise Derzaph
‚ÄčFinancial Controller
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: lderzaph@rcdvictoria.org
Sarah Fitzmaurice
Payroll Administrator
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: sfitzmaurice@rcdvictoria.org
Nansy Marsiglia
Payroll Administrator
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: nmarsiglia@rcdvictoria.org
Michelle Nouewens
Accounts Payable
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Email: mnouewens@rcdvictoria.org
Colleen Lauder
Accounting Assistant
Telephone: 250-479-1331
Emai: clauder@rcdvictoria.org

 

Last Updated

Nov 16, 2017

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