The Salvation Army


Job Locations US-OH-Lancaster
Job ID
Regular Part-Time



REPORTS TO:                  Corps Commanding Officer

SUPERVISES:                   N/A                                       

STATUS:                            Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE:                      Monday-Thursday, 9:00-4:00 p.m.

FUNCTION:                       This position is designed to support the operations of the Lancaster Corps and Samaritan Center for Adult Day Services in the area of financial information processing.  This individual is responsible for the support of the fiscal operations of The Salvation Army in Lancaster.


  1. Prepare accounts payable and receivable functions for The Salvation Army
  2. Prepare and deposit income received
  3. Prepare and submit monthly billing to contracted vendors and individuals for The Samaritan Center for Adult Day Services
  4. Data entry and processing through the Shelby accounting system
  5. Prepare financial information for external and internal audits
  6. Submit weekly and monthly reports to Corps Commanding Officer and DHQ
  7. Assist in preparation of budgets for operation
  8. Prepare and process payroll for operation
  9. Assist in processing seasonal payroll paperwork for annual Christmas campaign
  10. Assist in the counting and depositing of funds received from the annual Red Kettle Campaign
  11. Attend monthly Advisory Board meetings and finance committee meetings, making monthly report to Board if Treasurer not present
  12. Work with external vendors for purchasing as requested by Commanding Officers and or Samaritan Center Director
  13. Enter monthly vehicle mileage reports
  14. Maintain accurate and detailed financial files
  15. Assist with clerical work as needed for Corps Commanding Officers
  16. Any other requests as needed by the Corps Commanding Officers


  1. Two or more years in bookkeeping and office management
  2. Formal academic training in bookkeeping and or accounting (Associates degree or above preferred)
  3. Dependable
  4. Able to maintain confidentiality of Salvation Army information both inside and outside of the office
  5. Experience in working with the Microsoft Office suite, specifically in Excel
  6. Knowledge of computerized accounting software and basic accounting functions
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  8. Detail-oriented
  9. Must complete and pass The Salvation Army’s Statement for Working with Children
  10. Must pass background check
  11. Ability to work with limited supervision to complete tasks in a timely and orderly fashion

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


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