The Salvation Army

  • Chief Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    • Supervises the Finance Department accounting team.
    • Performs overall day-to-day management of the general accounting functions to ensure the accuracy of financial records and reports.
    • Reviews monthly bank reconciliations for all accounts ensuring that all reconciling items are resolved on a timely basis.
    • Reviews and prepares allocations for indirect expenses and revenue items as needed.
    • Takes a lead in consolidated reporting the parent office (THQ).
    • Supports in Managing the audit process for DHQ and contract programs with both internal and external auditors, directing the preparation of required reports and analyses.
    • Ensures maintenance of required records, reports, and files in an organized manner.
    • Ensures fiscal year-end, contract year-end and month-end closing process and issuance of required reports.


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 5 years relevant experience including management of a  accounting staff.
    • CPA Candidate and  experience managing accounting staff in a Salvation Army headquarters environment preferred.
    • Demonstrated supervisory, communication, organization and accounting software skills a must.
    • Knowledge of Shelby Systems preferred.
    • Expertise in using Excel required.
    • Experience in consolidation reporting for Salvation Army Divisions
    • Experience coordinating external audits and related report preparation


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