Staff Accountant

216 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188, USA Req #29718
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Location:            Williamsburg Corps – Williamsburg, VA  

Position Type:     Regular, Full-Time

Pay Range:         $23.11-$28.00

About this opportunity:

The Staff Account will perform bookkeeping tasks requiring advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of fund accounting; in order to accurately record and maintain precise fiscal records and financial data pertaining to the Corps and Thrift store operations, energy share, ESFP, Capital Campaign Income and Expense accounts.   The incumbent will apply fundamental bookkeeping knowledge and skills to varied bookkeeping tasks such as: posting, checking entries, issuing checks, balancing accounts, and preparing financial reports for assigned accounts; preparing and maintaining financial records in an accurate, complete, and timely manner; while ensuring the integrity, security and accountability of Salvation Army financial accounts.  The Staff Account recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options; assists in budget preparation; and reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.  And will prepare, process and approve staff hours and accruals for payroll processing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reviews, monitors, and ensures the accountability and security of all monies processed through the office; prepares and verifies bank deposits. 


  • Participates in the preparation of the budget; prepares budget workbook; reviews budget with management and makes adjustments as requested; prepares final budget copy.


  • Provide payroll support to Ceridian DayForce HCM, which includes: resolving punch errors, dealing with employee self-service issues, and staff training.


  • Responsible for all audit preparation for internal and external audits; prepares audit worksheets; assembles and prepares records for presentation to auditor; answers auditor questions as necessary; prepares a response to items in the audit report.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, bookkeeping, business preferred or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, bookkeeping, business preferred or related field.
  • Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to think, learn and concentrate. Work 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, dirt, and the like.

Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance and more!

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Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Five values at the heart of everything we do…We are…

  • Passionate
  • Compassionate
  • Uplifting
  • Brave
  • Trustworthy

Additional Information:

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

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Application Submittal Period:  02/13/2024 - 02/27/2024

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.11
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 216 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188, USA