The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Bookkeeper

    Job Locations US-MI
    Job ID
    2017-4337
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT, MICHIGAN.

     

    Assists the Accounting Supervisor in obtaining financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Proof store deposits
    2. Produce non-store sales invoices as needed
    3. Assist in various departmental Excel record keeping.
    4. Cross train as necessary within the department
    5. Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army

    OTHER DUTIES

    Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor, Director of Finance or Administrator

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position has no assigned supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Education and/or Experience

    Minimum - High school graduate with training in bookkeeping and at least six months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Language/Communication Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, invoices, operating instructions, etc.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to communicate with individual beneficiaries, employees, and vendors.  Must possess good email etiquette.

     

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.

     

    Clerical/Mathematics Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, and percentages with accuracy.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger or handle.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment for this position is an office environment with quiet noise levels.

     

    THE MISSION OF THE SALVATION ARMY ADULT REHABILITATION CENTER

    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.

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