Accountant - NE_Administration-101

Greenville, NC, USA Req #15958
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Accountant - NE_Administration-101

Corps Accountant Greenville, NC, USA 

 Monday July 26, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, a faith-based organization, has a job opening for an Accountant for the Greenville, NC Corps located in Pitt County.


Job Summary:

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.


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 incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.


Receipting/Bank Deposits/Accounts Receivables:

Assists in preparing and processing the deposit of all checks/donations received through the mail, lock boxes, and various programs; assists in preparing bank deposits slips and summary of daily receipt report(s); ensures all checks are stamped with deposit stamp; enters receipts into accounting records after Accounting Clerk makes copies of all checks and summary reports.


Performs monthly reconciliation of accounting records with donor database.


Performs monthly reconciliation of bank statements for all accounts.

Prepares monthly Accounts Receivable Listing and A/R Accrual journal,

inputs journal and accrual reversal into accounting system in conjunction with controller.


Payroll/Benefits Billing:

Prepares and inputs general journal for each payroll cycle; prepares and inputs monthly accrued payroll journal and accrual reversal journal.


Prepares monthly reconciliation of General Ledger payroll accounts with Payroll Master Control Records.


Prepares and inputs bank adjustments/drafts related to employee/officer benefits i.e. group insurance, pension, sick benefits, and officer’s retirement fund into accounting system.


Prepares Tax Deferred Annuity invoice and posting each payroll cycle.

Prepares and closes payroll each pay period.


General Ledger/Closings:

Reviews chart of accounts and recommends revisions to Controller.


Reviews posting of all balance sheet accounts, and income and expense accounts for errors; prepares journal correction on adjustments and errors for each month; inputs the same into the accounting system after the Controller’s review.


Accounts Payable:

Reviews Accounts Payable voucher for correct account codes, allocations, terms, etc. and returns to Accounting Clerk for corrections, postings, and payment.


Reviews support and statewide services due to Divisional Headquarters and prepares Accounts Payable voucher for payment.

Cross-trains to handle all accounts payable information.


Financial Reporting:

Assists in preparation of all month-end financial reporting i.e. balance sheet and expense statements, net position.


Assists in preparation of all year-end financial reports.

Assists in preparation of all audit work papers as required by internal and independent auditors.


Other Responsibilities:

Prepares bi-annual sales tax refund report.


Assists in budget preparation for various funding sources as requested.


Assists in conservation of all Salvation Army resources.


Abides by all Salvation Army policies and procedures.


Assists in other ways requested by The Salvation Army management.


Performs other related work as required.


Materials and Equipment:

Keyboard        Computer        Shredder         Printer             Telephone        Copier

Fax Machine  Coin Counter/Wrapper             Adding Machine


Minimum Qualifications Required:


Educations and Experience:

High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required and an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, 



three years’ experience performing progressively responsible accounting work,


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

Licenses and Certifications:



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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.


Mental and Physical Abilities:

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.


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. 
Working Conditions:

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.


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. 


Statement of Purpose:

This document provides descriptive information about the above Salvation Army position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. The Salvation Army reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.


Application submittal period: July 27, 2021 August 3, 2021.


When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Apprenticeship
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.21
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.24
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education Associate Degree
  • Job Start Date Thursday, February 22, 2024
  • Job End Date Monday, March 31, 2025
Location on Google Maps
  • Greenville, NC, USA