Accounting Clerk I

822 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA Req #27537
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Full Time Accounting Clerk I for the Kentucky - Tennessee Territory, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Job Summary

Performs various routine clerical and accounting functions, including financial recordkeeping and reporting. Processes bank deposits. Data entry for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Essential Functions:

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of basic accounting and bookkeeping.

Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.

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.


Education and Experience

High school diploma or G.E.D.,


two years of progressively responsible experience working in a general office with accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities,


Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

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 general office equipment, including a telephone, typewriter, 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 clients requiring assistance.

Duties are usually performed seated. However, sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Physical effort is required for walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 10% of work time.


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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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 KT-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 822 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403, USA