Secretary I & Accounting Clerk

Corpus Christi, TX 1804 Buford Street 78404, 1804 Buford Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America Req #22481
Sunday, March 19, 2023

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Secretary I / Accounting Clerk for the Corpus Christi Corps, located in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Job Summary

Performs a variety of administrative and/or clerical duties to ensure a smooth operation of the Corps; reviews, verifies and reconciles accounts to verify accuracy of records; proofs, posts and files on behalf of the field; performs accounting and data entry functions.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of basic accounting and general office practices and procedures.

Knowledge of Great Plains financial software.

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to other employees requiring assistance.

Ability to function within a computerized, double entry, full accrual accounting environment.

Ability to organize and maintain files of accounting records.

Ability to apply attention to detail and to perform assigned work at a level of proficiency that will limit the impact of errors.

Ability to process financial documents in compliance with established policies and procedures.

Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment and exercise confidentiality.


Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D.


Two to three years clerical accounting and/or administrative experience,


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


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

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

Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

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.) frequently.


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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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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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Admin Support
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Corpus Christi, TX 1804 Buford Street 78404, 1804 Buford Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America