The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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EAS Accounting Assistant

EAS Accounting Assistant

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US-MI-Grand Rapids
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Regular Full-Time

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Mission Statement

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.

WMNI Vision Statement

We envision an army, united in its dedication to boldly follow where God leads, maximizing every opportunity to reach out in love with the life changing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


The EAS Contract Accountant is responsible for ensuring payments to vendors are tracked in Shelby and submitted to energy vendors in a timely manner. This position will also provide support to the Finance Manager as needed through reconciliation of data, invoicing, and tracking vendor refunds. The EAS Contract Accountant will also assist frontline staff with payment information and troubleshoot customer account inquiries.


Payment Processing

Support of EAS Financial Reporting Processes


Professional Ethics



Education:    Associate’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience required


Experience:   At least two years’ additional experience in accounting beyond above is required. Understanding of low-income populations preferred.       


Skills:  Excellent mathematical skills as they pertain to accounting.  Strong detail orientation.  Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and database functionality.  Above average time management and follow through. 



General Conditions: Compliance with criminal background investigation protocol