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11-001 - Accountant (NE) - CAS/DHQ Finance

Company: The Salvation Army Southern CA Division
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 21, 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:Responsible for general ledger and reporting for assigned units. Primary liaison with field units for daily transactions and finance related issues.Essential Functions:Prepare monthly journal entries for assigned funds and intercompany general journals as assigned.Review incoming cash receipts and accounts payable batches, verify general ledger coding, ensure accurate and timely payments and posting, and ensure Salvation Army policies and procedures are followed.Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end closing; generate monthly financial statements and other required reports and distribute them properly by applicable deadline.Coordinate monthly grant revenue recognition with corps personnel to ensure accurate accrual, billing and reporting.Review and publish accurate monthly financial statements; review financial statements, provide financial analysis to assigned Corps and Units, and contact Corps/Units for budget variances on a monthly basis or as needed.Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.Provide liaison between Finance and Corps serviced related to A/P, Cash receipts and reporting, follow up with pending questions/issues.Review and track capital projects/deferred maintenance projects.Provide training to field personnel the TSA policy and procedures. Ensure TSA policies and procedures related to bookkeeping and accounting are followed.Provide oversight for the maintenance of Custodian accounts.Assist in the preparation of internal, and external audit schedules.Co-ordinate and assist with preparation and implementation of budget for the assigned Corps.Perform projects and research related to assigned Corps.Provide Backup for other accountants.Perform any other duties that may be assigned.Working Conditions:Must be able to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and/or twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Must be able to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.Minimum Qualifications:A bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 semester (or 24 quarter) units in accounting.Minimum 5 years accounting experience with strong general ledger experience.Ability to adapt and learn new skills quickly.Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:Embrace the mission of the Salvation Army.Must have a collaborative style and be a team player.Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously.Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office, Shelby and SQL preferred.Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.Strong organizational and analytical skills.ExperienceRequired5 year(s): Minimum accounting experience with strong general ledger experience.PreferredAdvanced computer skills: Microsoft Office, Shelby and SQL.EducationRequiredBachelors or better in Accounting or related fieldEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 Southern CA Division, Carson , 11-001 - Accountant (NE) - CAS/DHQ Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Carson, California

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