Bank Account Administrator

The Salvation Army South Territorial Headquarters, 1424 Northeast Expy, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA Req #23160
Monday, November 14, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for an Bank Account Administrator for the Southern Territory Headquarters, located in Atlanta, Georgia.


Job Summary

Prepares and processes all legal documents to open, close or change signatures for all bank accounts in the Southern Territory ensuring that all accounts are set-up and maintained in accordance with Salvation Army policy and in a timely and accurate manner in order to ensure the security of funds in all bank accounts; prepares all correspondence to issue power of attorney forms, bank corporate resolutions, the Salvation Army corporate resolution and all other related documents for opening new Salvation Army bank accounts, closing an account or otherwise effecting a change to an established account; conducts initial review of all bank documents for compliance with policy and regulations of The Salvation Army, makes changes to existing accounts and processes the documents and correspondence to close bank accounts; serves as liaison for the divisions and personnel of bank institutions; maintains the territorial bank accounts database keeping all account information current.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of advanced accounting and/or bookkeeping work.  Knowledge of project management skills.  Knowledge of the banking industry and familiarity with legal terminology found in banking documents.  Knowledge of accepted practices and techniques for preparing routine and complex spreadsheets.  Knowledge and intermediate skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Adobe Acrobat.  Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.  Knowledge of effective and efficient record keeping practices and procedures.  Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation.  Knowledge of basic mathematics and ability to perform routine computations.  Knowledge of and ability to operate and utilize MS Great Plains Accounting software.  Ability to generate and record financial data.  Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.  Ability to transcribe dictation and type correspondence in an accurate and timely manner.  Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the department.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically.  Ability to keypunch and type information into a computer.  Ability to operate various kinds of office equipment.  This job requires hand movement, finger dexterity, reading, and writing.    Quality: Ability to perform tasks accurately and thoroughly.  Ability to apply feedback to improve performance and monitor own work.  Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, demands and team interactions.  Ability to manage competing demands.  Ability to accept criticism and feedback.  Ability to change approach or method to best fit the need.  Professional Integrity: Ability to treat people with respect.  Ability to keep commitments.  Ability to work ethically and with sincerity and reliability.  Communication Ability to listen, comprehend and communicate with individuals as needed by selecting appropriate communication methods.  Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.  Customer Service: Ability to provide customer service by displaying courtesy and sensitivity to all customers, appropriately handling difficult or emotional customer situations or elevating such situations to appropriate levels of management, responding promptly to customer needs and appropriately prioritizing customer requests.  Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with outside vendors and Salvation Army financial staff throughout the Southern Territory.  Initiative: Ability to volunteer for additional tasks once assigned tasks are completed and seek professional, personal and team opportunities as presented.  Teamwork: Ability to cooperate with others and be part of and contribute to a positive team environment.  Ability to give and receive feedback.  Dependability: Ability to follow instructions and appropriately respond to management direction.  Ability to accept responsibility for personal actions and attitude.  Ability to maintain appropriate attendance and punctuality expectations.


Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. required with additional; financial courses preferred, AND Four years’ progressively responsible experience in the banking industry with limited supervision or paralegal experience preferred, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  License and Certifications:  Valid State Driver’s license, Notary Public Certification, Paralegal certification preferred


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions                                    

This job requires a limited amount of physical effort associated with walking, standing, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying light objects (up to 30 1bs) 5 – 10% of work time.  Ability to sit and work at a computer up to 75% of work time.  This job is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, chemicals, extreme temperatures, or hazardous conditions. 

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: 11/14/2022 – 12/04/2022

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  

Other details

  • Job Family THQ-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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