The Department of Finance is responsible for accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, receivable, payroll services, financial analysis and the annual audit. In addition, financial services are provided for the St. Pius Priest Retirement Fund. The department also assists parishes in building projects and renovations.
The Office of Employee Benefits administrates many benefit programs for priests and lay employees of the chancery, parishes, schools and other institutions. These include health, prescription, dental, voluntary/term life, long-term disability, Section 125 and retirement.
Diocesan Self Insurance
Administrative services are provided for this program which includes property, liability, workers’ compensation and auto insurance for the diocesan administrative office, all parishes, institutions, and all locations within the structure of the Diocese of Superior Catholic Charities Bureau.
The Finance Department provides for uniform bookkeeping and reporting by parishes. Financial information is received on a monthly basis from all parishes and monthly financial reports are generated and distributed back to the parishes.
Parish Payroll Processing
On an elective basis, payroll is processed by the Finance Department for parishes within the Diocese of Superior which includes payment of tax liabilities and filing of necessary federal and state reports.
501C3 Group Ruling 2012