Employment Opportunities at Ave Maria Press

Open Positions

Part-time Accountant 

Are you seeking a part-time opportunity? Ave Maria Press, a 150-year old Catholic publishing company is looking for an experienced, detail oriented Accountant to join our team and work closely with the Controller.

This position has very flexible hours and will average 30-40 hours per month.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Your primary focus will be month end closing activities including
    • Monthly bank reconciliations
    • Preparation of recurring journal entries
    • Preparation of monthly invoices for digital sales reported
  • Other duties will include
    • Tracking and analysis of prepaid and accrued expenses
    • Assist with Accounts Payable
    • Prepare and distribute book cost summaries
    • Review book contracts, enter data as required into inventory module
    • Research foreign rights and permission payments received; when appropriate prepare vouchers for payments to authors
    • Assist with the department’s workload when others in office are on scheduled time off.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience
  • Sage 100 ERP/MAS 90 experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook (or other email program).
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships

Ave Maria Press is a not-for-profit Catholic publishing company located in Notre Dame, IN.   Qualified individuals should send their resume and cover letter to Pattie Gates at pgates1@nd.edu



Ave Maria Press regularly has internship opportunities throughout the year, including the summer. We look for students pursuing disciplines that are a fit with our needs: English, Philosophy, Theology, Marketing, Communications, and Graphic Arts and Design, to name a few possibilities.

Internships are for individuals currently enrolled in a degree program with an accredited educational institution. Our goal is to provide exposure to the various opportunities within the Catholic publishing industry. Interns from Ave Maria Press have gone on to secure permanent jobs in the publishing industry.

For more information, please contact our human resources manager.



Ave Maria Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer that follows all Federal and State Compliance laws regarding employment practices, including all aspects of the Title VII Federal employment law that pertain to our organization.