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AR Accountant - CAS/DHQ-Finance

Company: The Salvation Army
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

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.
Position Summary
Under direction of Accounting Supervisor, Cash Receipt Accountant provides assistance to field units or departments served by verifying bank deposits related paperwork compliance with SA policies, internal controls and general ledger account coding; corresponding with vendors or field units/departments; performing various journal entries and subsidiary ledger reconciliations; and assisting with internal and external audits and other projects as assigned.
Essential Functions
Provide bookkeeping services with particular emphasis on Cash Receipts.
Cash Receipts

  • Prepare monthly cash receipt journal entries for multiple units in a timely manner.

  • Verify GL coding, supporting documentation and adherence to internal controls and policies.

  • Primary liaison with field units for cash receipt related issues.

  • Enter and reconcile Income using AR Module; generate AR statement as needed.

  • Monitoring cash receipt posting status and follow up with issues.

  • Customize and maintain Excel Cash Receipt Transmittals forms for each location.

  • Training field personnel for cash receipts policy and procedures.

    General Ledger and Donation Sub-ledger - Portfolio

    • Prepare Portfolio adjusting journal entries, coin batch entries, and record donations from various sources if they need to be posted by manual journal entries.

    • Submit request and documentation to donation processing center for entries in Portfolio.

    • Perform reconciliations of Portfolio exchange accounts and bank accounts.

    • Perform Portfolio batch reconciliations by locations.

    • Review donations posted by system for restrictions and proper distribution; coordinate adjustments as needed.

    • Void AP Checks as needed

    • Backup for scanning & logging CDS or Union Bank checks

    • Train seasonal cash receipts clerks and provide support to supervise temps

    • Assist with internal and external audits, month-end and year-end projects

    • Assist and support to Accounting Supervisor

    • Backup for other office job duties, including opening mail

    • Any other duties that may be assigned

      Working Conditions
      Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to work on Saturdays and additional hours as necessary.
      Minimum Qualifications

      • The position requires a BS/BA degree from an accredited college.

      • Minimum 1-3 Accounting experience.

        Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

        • Embrace the mission of the Salvation Army.

        • Self-motivated, deadline driven, and a team player.

        • Work well under pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously with accuracy.

        • Excellent organizational skills; able to pull various information & records quickly from well-organized filing system.

        • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate with superiors, coworkers, and temps.

        • Advanced computer skills: Windows, MS Excel; able to enter data with speed and accuracy.


          • Bachelors or better in Accounting


            • 1-3 year: Minimum Accounting experience.

              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Salvation Army, Carson , AR Accountant - CAS/DHQ-Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Carson, California

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