Accountant Position

About the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance

The Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance (DCPA) is a Community Development Corporation on Detroit's Eastside.

Established by 8 Catholic Parishes in The City of Detroit, the alliance has been and is committed to the equitable building of the city of Detroit, through our various programs which include affordable housing, youth leadership development and senior programs.  We believe that transformation first starts with the people.

As a collective of parishes we not only strive to better the communities in which we serve, but work to bend the arc of justice in favor of all people.

Recent Accomplishments (2019-2022):

  • 2021 Began campaign to re-open the Brighter Detroit Community Center

  • 2021 Partnership with the American Heart Association (Health/Housing Initiative)

  • 2021 Gratiot Woods Alive Community Celebration

  • 2021 Opened the Milwaukee Junction Apartments

  • 2019 Opened 9100 on Gratiot

Position Description

The Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance is looking for a part-time Accountant who can help further the financial goals of the organization by:

  • Supporting the Organizations Finance in establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies, and principles

  • Managing accounts receivable – invoicing tenants

  • Managing accounts payable - processing payments, ensuring proper documentation, and coding of expenses

  • Producing various financial reports as needed (grant reports, financial statements, etc.)

  • Reconciling accounts, including bank, loan, etc.

  • Maintaining and organizing files and records to document transactions

  • Assisting with audit preparations


A good candidate for this position should be:

  • able to communicate with staff/board

  • Proficient computer skills on Microsoft Office and Sage 50 accounting software

  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in accounting/non-profit accounting

  • Highly attentive to detail and accuracy

  • Strong analytical skills

To apply for this position, please email cover letter and resume to