The Salvation Army

Divisional Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $72,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max
USD $72,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Divisional Senior Accountant

Department: Finance

Availability of Position: Immediate  

Schedule: Full time 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Reporting Relationship: Assistant Controller

Supervises: Service Extension Accountant, Divisional Junior Accountant, Lead A/P & A/R for C.A.S.T.

Salary and Grade: $72,000.00 per year; Exempt, Grade 15


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose! 

Position Overview:

Responsible for all accounting functions of the divisional funds including general, divisional deposits, service extension & camp.  Manage the C.A.S.T. data entry activity through the Lead Bookkeeper.


Description of Position:       

  1. Review monthly financials to perform account analyses, journaling adjustments as required.
  2. Supervise the Service Extension Accountant.
  3. Supervise the Leads responsible for all staff involved in corps revenue & expense data entry.
  4. Oversee the supervision of all DHQ-fund clerical staff involved in accounting functions including accounts payable, data processing and accounts receivable/cashier.
  5. Prepare fiscal closing worksheets and statements for all DHQ non-Philadelphia September 30 year-end operating closings.
  6. Coordinate and prepare work papers for the divisional audit by Territorial auditors. Prepare response to audit finding by collecting responses from various personnel.
  7. Supervise the reconciliation of all divisional fund bank statements by reviewing stale dated outstanding checks and all reconciling items.
  8. Assist the Assistant Controller in preparing various analyses for the divisional consolidation.
  9. Prepare other reports, analyses and accounting functions necessary for the continued efficient operation of the department.
  10. Process payroll reports for units, upload file, and fund payroll.
  11. Provide oversight and monitor Wells Fargo CEO activity.
  12. Prepare information for 1099 processing.
  13. Performs related duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is required. 
  • At least four years of accounting experience in a computerized accounting environment. Non-profit accounting experience in a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills along with good oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter as instructed below.

External candidates interested in this position please apply online at 

Internal candidates interested in applying for this position please apply at   


No Phone Calls Please.


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 5/18/23.  

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Requisition No. 1960


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