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Since its inception in 1997, the Catholic Business Network of Prince George’s County (CBN-PG) seeks to help create a dynamic presence in the business community. CBN-PG is proud to support and help sustain the good works of our Catholic elementary schools, high schools and religious education programs through the County.

In addition to monthly networking breakfast meetings, annual fundraising events including the annual Awards Celebration & Gala and our popular CBN-PG Crab Feast and other networking opportunities and events, the Catholic community in Prince George’s County has indeed been made richer by the support, stewardship, service and generosity of the Catholic Business Network.

Board of Directors
  • Ann O'Hare
  • Father James Day
  • John Kincaid, Jr.
  • John McGuirk
  • Kathleen Brown
  • Renee Green

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Holy Redeemer School in College Park is looking for a part time bookkeeper. If you are interested or know of someone who might be please read more below.

  1. Title:​​​Bookkeeper
    Reports to:​​Pastor
    Grade/Job Code:​Exempt

    Position Summary
    The bookkeeper reports directly to the Pastor and is responsible for performing general accounting and human resource functions for the parish, including the school. The accounting function includes bookkeeping (general ledger, accounts payables, accounts receivable, payroll, budget reporting, and financial statement and report preparation. The human resource function includes supporting the hiring and on-boarding of new employees, benefits administration, employee data, termination processing, and reporting. The bookkeeper/human resource representative will do administrative office work as needed.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Works with a high level of initiative and independence in support required by the parish/school.
    • Ability to work productively and maintain harmonious working relationships within the office.
    • Attends Archdiocesan parish financial operations and human resource programs.
    • Communicates with pastor, principal, parochial vicars, deacons, directors, office personnel, parishioners, Archdiocesan personnel, and others outside of the Church with a cheerful and respectful attitude.
    Human Resource Functions
    • Responsible for supporting parish/school employees and assuring adherence to local, state and Federal law and compliance with Archdiocesan Employee Policies.
    • Supports the parish/school recruiting for new employees, screening candidates, hiring candidates, and new hire paperwork.
    • Supports the on-boarding of new hires including orientation to benefits, review of Employee Policies, and understand how to use CHRIS to maintain employee information and request time-off.
    • Responsible for ensuring that employees meet benefit enrollment deadlines for both new employees during on-boarding and current employees during annual enrollment.
    • Disseminates benefit information to all parish and school employees that is received from the Archdiocesan Human Resources Office and answers questions regarding benefits. Maintains and keeps current employee personnel files in a secure location.
    • Location contact to coordinate Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Family Medical Leave. Supports process of employees leaving the employment including reviewing benefit continuation program.
    Accounting and Payroll Functions
    • Responsible for ensuring parish/school funds are available for the purpose of meeting payroll and payroll tax deadlines to avoid financial penalties.
    • Coordinates payroll biweekly ensuring it is submitted by Wednesday at 12:00 noon.
    • Reviews all W-2 information and payroll taxes and reviews the year-end process from the payroll network. Maintains and reconciles the parish/school operating accounts.
    • Reconciles all parish satellite accounts monthly.
    • Prepares bank deposits and records receipts.
    • Processes all incoming invoices for parish and school and is responsible for paying in a timely manner without incurring a penalty.
    • Processes check requests from the rectory and school in a timely manner.
    • Prepares checks to be signed by the pastor or the parochial vicar in the pastor’s absence.
    • Produces and completes monthly reports by the 15th of the following month.
    • Submits monthly statements of incoming expenses and balance sheet to the pastor and principal.
    • Prepares and submits the annual parish financial report to the Archdiocesan Finance Office.
    • Provides weekly parish income report to the pastor.
    • Prepares the annual parish budget for the pastor in a timely fashion.
    • Prepares weekly collection to be delivered to the bank and deposited within 24 hours.
    • Prepares offertory and educational Archdiocesan assessment every month to be submitted to the Archdiocesan Finance Office.
    • Prepares and sends monthly Stewardship Report to the Archdiocese Finance Office.
    • Attends Parish Finance Council Meetings.
    • Maintains and keeps current all financial files, payables, deposits and taxes.

    Qualifications
    Required Education and Experience
    Bachelors degree in accounting preferred. Three to five (3-5) years experience in bookkeeping or accounting required. One to two (1-2) years of experience in human resources preferred. Knowledge of and skill in using personal computers. Microsoft GP and UltiPro knowledge a plus. Must be a practicing Catholic with knowledge of the Church.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Comprehensive bookkeeping skills to adequately serve parish/school financial operations. Knowledge of CMS for Windows, UltiPro and Great Plains software strongly preferred. Skilled in MS Office and in particular MS Excel. Sound organizational and organizational skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to perform outlined tasks. Knowledge of church procedures preferred. General knowledge of local, state, and federal employment law preferred. Must be able to select, apply, adapt, and modify procedures to meet daily operating situations. Must use good judgment in accomplishing assignments, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and complying with guidelines of the established work schedule and lunch break.

    Work Environment
    This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a part time position of 3 full days per week. Evening and weekend work may be required in rare situation as job duties demand.

    Contact
    Please send your resume to frmark@holy-redeemer.org.

Join us for our annual crab feast!

Sunday, October 5, 2014
Knights of Columbus
9450 Cherry Hill Rd.
College Park, MD 20740

crab-feast

Tony LaubachIt is with great sadness that we inform our CBN-PG friends of the loss of our 2014 Hometown Hero, Tony Laubach. He battled pancreatic cancer with such courage and strength and touched the lives of so many in the process. We will miss Tony very much. Please keep his wife, Maggie, as well as his Father, children, siblings and extended family in your thoughts and prayers. To a life well lived and to a man much loved … Rest In Peace, Tony.

 

The Viewing will be Sunday, June 29, 5-8 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist, 10103 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902. The funeral Mass will be Monday, June 30, 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist. Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made to

CBN-PG (in support of Catholic education), PO Box 615, Lanham, MD 20703

OR

Miriam’s Kitchen (Food for the homeless)

OR

Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, One Intrepid Square, W 46th Street & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036, Attn: Contributions

 

 

 

 

 

Santa stopped by to help give some cash to our Schools. Each School in attendance had the chance to draw an envelope with different denominations of money ranging from $100 to $500. Participants also brought generous donations for St. Anne’s.

John Kincaid and Heather Gossart also announced that CBN-PG has given away $301,000 since the organization began in 1997.

It was announced that beginning with this months grant CBN would increase our monthly grant to $1,500 per month from $1,250. Heather Gossart presented this months grant to Abigail Greer, the new principal of The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle. Also present from the school to receive the grant was Vivian Mason and Ann O’Hare.

grant recipient

They plan to use this grant to aide with the cost of the mobile science lab from the Maryland Agriculture Education Foundation that will be at the school the week of October 15. In addition the school received an extra $250 by bringing a guest, Randy Greer of WL Garry Company.

Peg Duchesne led the group in a networking exercise that allowed members to learn more about their fellow members business.

The next Networking Breakfast will be held October 19.

“10 Ways to Market your Business” and Saint Columba receives August grant

Christine Patton and Tina Magnaye of St. Columba School accepted the CBN-PG grant for August. They are pictured with CBN-PG Vice President Heather Gossart.


Glenn Garnes, of Small Business CEO, was the guest speaker. He spoke on keeping
marketing simple and affordable which is important to every small business owner. Continue reading

DeMatha receives July grant
Dr. Dan McMahon of DeMatha Catholic HS accepted the CBN-PG grant for July. He is pictured with CBN-PG President John Kincaid, Jr.


The next Networking Breakfast will be held August 17 when Glenn Garnes of Small Business CEO will be the speaker.

Janet Miller of Mona Foundation Outlines Scholarship Program Details at June Breakfast

John Kincaid, Jr. and Janet MillerThe June 15 Networking Breakfast provided an opportunity for established members and new guests to introduce themselves. It also gave Janet Miller of the Mona Foundation a chance to review administrative procedures for the Mona Scholarships announced at the Awards Celebration in April. Continue reading

Harrison Emphasizes Character, Caring Learned in Catholic Schools
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Catholic Student Center representatives from the University of Maryland receive the May grant check.The big news from the May CBN-PG Networking breakfast was the report by Treasurer and incoming President, John B. Kincaid, Jr., that the Annual Awards Celebration raised over $15,000 this year. This will allow CBN-PG to continue its monthly grants to Catholic elementary and secondary schools in Prince George’s County.
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The May grant recipient was the UMD Catholic Student Center. The money will be used to subsidize the cost of their annual retreat which is priced to make it possible for students to attend.Andrea Harrison at the CBN-PG Networking Breakfast, May 18, 2012. Last year over 120 students took advantage of the retreat opportunity.

Andrea Harrison, the Chairman of the Prince George’s County Council, was the guest speaker. She credits her home and Catholic school upbringing for her success and said that it was “not just books” but the development of character and caring that she received from her parents and from her Catholic education that made her the person she is today.

Cap Mona Establishes Scholarship Fund at 14th Annual Awards Celebration

Click here to view all photos. Photo credits: Irving Harris Photography.

Vincent “Cap” Mona astonished over 200 attendees at CBN-PG’s 14th Annual Awards Celebration, Monday, April 30, at the Marriott Greenbelt. During his acceptance speech as Hometown Hero, he pledged $100,000 toward scholarships.

Mona’s generosity set the stage for a successful evening honoring volunteers, business partners, and Catholic schools and students. For a program book with all of the details, including sponsors, underwriters, volunteer and business partner bios, and winning scholarship essays, click here. As the primary fund-raiser for CBN-PG’s year-round giving, the Awards Celebration was the most successful to date and raises the bar for future events.