Accounting Specialist

2014c Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA Req #16801
Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for an Accounting Specialist at the Fredericksburg Corps.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Corps Officer, the Accounting Specialist applies principles of accounting to perform computerized accounting tasks for assigned Corps programs, with separate sets of books.The Accounting Specialist will perform tasks such as: recording and maintaining accurate fiscal and financial data; Using fundamental accounting knowledge and skills to perform accounting tasks such as: posting, checking entries, issuing checks, balancing accounts, and preparing financial reports for assigned accounts; Preparing and maintaining financial records in an accurate, complete, and timely manner while ensuring the integrity, security and accountability of Salvation Army financial accounts.The incumbent will frequently communicate and provide financial updates to the Commanding Officer of the local unit.The Accounting Specialist serves as liaison to Divisional Headquarters and ensures the accurate and complete submission of financial data and reports, in accordance with Divisional Headquarters standards and schedules.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of basic accounting and/or bookkeeping. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Ability to maintain confidential nature of accounting and finance related information. Ability to organize and maintain files of accounting records. Ability to apply attention to detail and to perform assigned work at a level of proficiency that will limit the impact of errors. Ability to process financial documents in compliance with established policies and procedures. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate 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 general office equipment including a telephone, computer, and adding machine. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to personnel requiring assistance.

Education and Experience

Associate Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or a related field And two (2) years progressively responsible experience working in a general office with accounts receivable responsibilities; Or four (4) years or more of equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities; Musthave at least 1 year of recent Microsoft Dynamics GP experience.

Physical Requirements

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.).Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

Working Conditions

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

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $20.88
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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  • 2014c Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA