Corps Accountant

Rocky Mount, NC, USA Req #22508
Monday, November 7, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Corps Accountant at the Rocky Mount Corps in Rocky Mount, NC.



Job Summary

Performs specialized clerical and bookkeeping tasks in the recording and maintenance of precise fiscal records and financial data; applies fundamental bookkeeping knowledge and skills to varied bookkeeping tasks such as administering the day-to-day operations  the Great Plains Accounting Program by using functionalized double-entry accounting package, checking entries, issuing checks, balancing accounts, and preparing financial reports; prepares and maintains financial records in an accurate, complete, and timely manner while ensuring the integrity, security and accountability of Salvation Army financial accounts


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of basic double-entry bookkeeping principles and practices and of applications to accounting transactions.


Knowledge of modern data entry methods as they pertain to bookkeeping functions.


Knowledge of modern office methods, procedures, and practices.


Knowledge of financial accounting systems and procedures.


Ability to prepare routine and special financial reports and records.


Ability to obtain numerical totals and balances and to verify information from complex forms and transfer to computers or manual reports.


Ability to accept fiscal responsibility of assigned functionalized accounts.




Education and Experience

Two year college or technical school degree in accounting, bookkeeping, business or related field,


Two years experience in the performance of bookkeeping and related work with some exposure to data entry methods,


any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.



Licenses and Certifications




Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.


Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.


Ability to keypunch information into a computer.


Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically.


Ability to perform routine and complex mathematical computations repeatedly, rapidly and accurately.


Ability to operate various general office equipment including a computer and 10-key calculator.


Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.


Ability to follow instructions and work independently with limited supervision.


Ability to effectively and efficiently work on multiple projects at the same time without becoming frustrated or disorganized.


Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.


Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time


Additional Comments:
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: Open Until Filled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 

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Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Associate Degree
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 7, 2022
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  • Rocky Mount, NC, USA