The Salvation Army

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services is presently conducting a search for a Senior Accountant to assist the Controller in the administration and management of grants and other revenue items.  This position is considered Full-Time Exempt with access to our full benefit offerings at the completion of 90 days of employment.  We here at The Salvation Army offer a comprehensive and unique benefit offerings such as:

    • Dental Insurance with Braces ryder
    • On-Site Day Care Services at a discounted weekly rate
    • Tuition Remittance program after 6 months of employment
    • Bereavement Counseling
    • Will Service by an Attorney
    • 13 Paid Holiday's & 3 Personal Days
    • Vacation and Sick Time
    • Christmas Bonus
    • Medical Insurance
    • On-line access to Medical Doctors
    • Free downtown parking on the premises


    Listed below is an overview of the essential duties and responsibilities:

    • Preparation and management of billings and financial reports for government and non-government entities
    • Main contanct with grantors to esnure all reports are filed timely and accurately
    • Manage collection efforts for billing revenues
    • Work with program directos to generate the financial information necessary for grant renewals and initial proposals
    • Perform internal audit function of grants to ensure accuracy, proper posting of transaction & compliance with grant financial regulations
    • Reconcilation of account balances
    • Assist with the preparation of the agency budget and financial statements
    • Preparation of and the recording of monthly journal entries
    • Preparation, review and edit for accuracy & completness monthly of journal entries
    • Review allocation entries annually


    Special Skills, Certificates, Licenses:

    • A minimum of an Associate's Degree from a two-year college or technical school
    • Two-Three years of related experience as a Staff Accountant within the Non-profit industry
    • At least One year of experience with Grant and/or Contract Accounting
    • Advanced skill level with Excel
    • Ability to perform work while sitting for the majority of the work day


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