The Senior Accountant I will respond in a timely manner to the information needs of stakeholders (management, Corps Officers, grantors, etc.) and is responsible for maintaining the accuracy of ledgers, financial reporting, and budgeting for the ledgers of assigned Corps/Units. The Senior Accountant I is also responsible for accounting/reviewing of receipts, invoices, journals and disbursements for all accounts of the assigned Corps/Units. The Senior Accountant I will work with others to increase efficiency and improve financial reporting and results. This is a full time regular position with a work week expectation of 40 hours per week.
BA/BS in accounting and/or five years equivalent experience in accounting required, background in not-for-profit fund accounting helpful, but not essential. A strong accounting background that includes success in: double entry accounting, reconciling accounts, financial reporting for external purposes, and budget preparation and analysis. Must be computer literate, including proficiency in Excel for Windows, and have a thorough understanding of GAAP as it relates to not-for-profit accounting. Must be trustworthy, especially in confidential matters, reliable, efficient, highly detail oriented, have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills, be highly organized with ability to prioritize and complete tasks within major projects to meet proscribed deadlines, qualify to be bonded and pass the Salvation Army background check and driving qualifications. It must be understand by the incumbent that the provisions of Safe From Harm will apply upon commencement of employment and further understood that the incumbent must satisfactorily complete the required Safe From Harm training within the first thirty (30) days of employment.