The Salvation Army

  • General Accountant

    Job Locations US-MA-Canton
    Job ID
    2018-4831
    Category
    Accounting
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring a General Accountant 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 

    Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program 

    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose! 

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Title

    General Accountant

    Non-Exempt

     

    Responsible to

    Fiscal Controller

     

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

     

    Work Experience

    0 – 3 years

     

    Other Qualifications

    • Must be computer literate and have proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
    • Must have a strong background in Accounting
    • Ability to communicate well with others, written and verbally
    • Highly Organized

    Principal Function 

    Provide Accounting support for Special Projects, back-up for vacant positions, and serve as research assistant.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

     

     

    Become knowledgable of systems, including, but not limited to: EFT, Kroc Suite (as needed), Mail Appeal 

     

     BBMS, Blackbaud, Serenic, Shelby, Lockbox Provider,

     

    Train on the basic of various staff positions to serve as back-up support..

     

    Prepare reports, as requested by supervisors

     

    Work with supervisor to implement new systems, as needed.

     

    Responsible for uploading budgets for all DHQ funds into Serenic.

     

    Responsible for reviewing all Financial returns each month to ensure they include all cost centers and all activity.

     

    Serve as back-up to the Property Accountant.

     

    Give support to the Accounting Supervisor as it relates to reporting and billing of Postage, Copier Usage, and Office Supplies as needed.

     

    Support the Fiscal Controller and Accounting Supervisor on project based assignments including, but not limited to: Fiscal Closings, Consolidation, UFR, Audits, Budgets, Research projects and Corps Credit Card processing.

     

    Other duties as directed to maintain the smooth operation of the Department.

     

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