Responsible for supervision and oversight of accounting and financial reporting within the Northern Division (MN & ND). The Divisional Accounting Manager is also a source of accounting related support for the Divisional Finance Manager.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with co-workers and supervisors. This would include but not be limited to such actions: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of others’ property and person, professional and appropriate communication to and about co-workers, supervisors, and subordinates. Support the mission of The Salvation Army by treating every client and colleague with individual respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or equivalent knowledge gained from a combination of education and 10 years’ experience in accounting, preferably not-for-profit accounting. CPA or CIA preferred, with a strong background that includes success in: consolidation of financial statements, supervision of others, financial reporting for internal and external purposes, budget preparation and/or analysis. Must be computer literate, including proficiency in MS Office, accounting software, database and IBM Note. Knowledge of Shelby system accounting software and ADP payroll processing helpful. Background with government grant accounting and compliance helpful. Experience working with business or non-profit computerized accounting systems required. Must have a thorough understanding of GAAP as it relates to not-for-profit accounting, be willing and able to travel as needed, be trustworthy, have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills, be highly organized with ability to prioritize and complete tasks within major projects to meet prescribed deadlines, qualify to be bonded and pass the Salvation Army background check and driving qualifications. Must possess, or gain within the orientation period, a working knowledge of the Shelby Systems Accounting Software and a competent understanding of Salvation Army accounting policies and procedures. It must be understood by the incumbent that the provisions of Safe From Harm will apply upon commencement of employment and also understood that the required Safe From Harm training be satisfactorily completed within the first thirty (30) days of employment.