Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Regional Accountant for the Kentucky – Tennessee Territory Divisional Headquarters, located in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

We have Excellent Full Time Benefits:

Vacation Time
Sick Time
Medical Insurance, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Hearing
Group Voluntary Long-Team Disability Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Aflac Supplemental Insurance
403 (b) Saving Plan
Employee Pension Plan
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

 

Job Summary

Plans, implements, and administers the day-to-day operations of the Great Plains Accounting Program for assigned regions by using a functionalized double-entry accounting package; provides overall supervision and review of accounting records, ledgers and statements for accuracy and completeness; maintains, interprets, and ensures the integrity of the chart of accounts, journals, fiscal closing statements, bank accounts, general  ledger, asset management and depreciation, etc. for  assigned region; serves as liaison and technical support between the assigned local units and Divisional Headquarters

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of basic accounting and/or bookkeeping. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Great Plains Accounting Program, and other accounting software. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Ability to evaluate the organizations accounting and financial functions, respond to deficiencies by identifying and implementing appropriate corrective actions, and develop budgets. Ability to effectively evaluate the quality of work performed by local accounting staff and to ensure compliance with established procedures, accepted practices, and quality standards. Ability to process, analyze and resolve routine accounting transactions and reporting in accordance with accepted accounting principles. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in an effective and professional manner. Ability to develop and maintain an effective and professional working relationship with all Salvation Army officers and employees. Ability to keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to perform routine and complex mathematical computations repeatedly, rapidly, and accurately. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer, fax machine and adding machine. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking with employees/officers needing assistance. Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial records Knowledge of the practices and procedures of basic accounting and/or bookkeeping. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Great Plains Accounting Program, and other accounting software. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Ability to evaluate the organizations accounting and financial functions, respond to deficiencies by identifying and implementing appropriate corrective actions, and develop budgets. Ability to effectively evaluate the quality of work performed by local accounting staff and to ensure compliance with established procedures, accepted practices, and quality standards. Ability to process, analyze and resolve routine accounting transactions and reporting in accordance with accepted accounting principles. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in an effective and professional manner. Ability to develop and maintain an effective and professional working relationship with all Salvation Army officers and employees. Ability to keypunch information into a computer. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to perform routine and complex mathematical computations repeatedly, rapidly, and accurately. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, computer, fax machine and adding machine. Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking with employees/officers needing assistance. Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial records.

 

Education and Experience

High School diploma or G.E.D required; Associates Degree from a technical or vocational school supplemented by accounting or bookkeeping training preferred And Two years of progressively responsible experience performing double entry.

computerized accounting work with Great Plains accounting experience preferred or any equivalent combination of formal education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Duties are usually performed seated; sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.  Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull light (less than 25lbs.) materials, supplies, and equipment.  Light mobility: duties are usually performed by a combination of standing, walking, and primarily sitting.

 

Additional Comments:
All employees recognize 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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Application Submittal Period: 9/24/2021 – 10/30/2021

 

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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WWW.SalvationArmycareers.org

 

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