Corps Accountant

Salisbury, NC, USA Req #16669
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Salvation Army an internationally recognised non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Corps Accountant in Salisbury, NC.


Responsible for recording financial transactions, maintaining, and updating all financial records daily. Plans, implements, and administers the day-to-day operations of the Great Plains Accounting Program by using functionalized double-entry accounting package. Provide overall supervision and review of accounting records, ledgers, and statements for accuracy and completeness. Knowledge of the integrity of the chart of accounts, journals, fiscal closing statements, bank accounts, general ledger, asset management and depreciation, etc. Serve as liaison between the assigned local units and Area Command. Manage the reconciliation of the donor system. Maintains a general knowledge of the donor and participate in the reconciliation process of donations daily.


Knowledge of computer fundamentals.

Knowledge of accounting fundamentals.

Knowledge of math fundamentals.

Ability to proof financial documents and reports for accuracy and completeness.

Ability to organize work priorities.

Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.

Ability to interact and communicate well with other people.

Ability to meet attendance requirements. 
Ability to read, write, and communicate in the English language. 
Ability to type and keypunch information into a computer. 
Ability to perform mathematical calculations. 
Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically.  
Ability to operate various office equipment including a telephone, computer, and adding machine.  
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration with answering phones.  
Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.  
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs) 5-10% of work time.  


Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like. 



 High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required and an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, and three years’ experience performing progressively responsible accounting work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing to as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission. 
 To apply, please select the "Apply Now" icon displayed on the job posting. 


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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Salisbury, NC, USA