Corps Accountant/HR Administrator

Weirton, WV 794 Cove Rd. 26062, 794 COVE RD, Weirton, West Virginia, United States of America Req #8656
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for Full-time Bookkeeper / Human Resources Administrator located in Weirton, WV.


Job Summary

Performs a combination of administrative and bookkeeping tasks for a local unit; applies 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; prepares and maintains financial records in an accurate, complete, and timely manner; ensures the accomplishment of the various office tasks in the most efficient and effective manner possible; prepares various routine and special reports to keep the Officers abreast of progress; ensures office operations are in compliance with established departmental policies and procedures; completes all human resources functions for Corps.


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 accept fiscal responsibility of assigned functionalized accounts. Ability to answer the telephone in a courteous and tactful manner. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work. Prescreens and interviews applicants for prospective employment; assists the Corps Officers with all aspects of the recruitment process as requested by the Corps Officers. Conducts new hire orientation for new employees; explains policies, procedures, and mission statement to all new employees; completes and maintains employment files for employees.        Ensures paperwork is submitted to DHQ Human Resources for review and approval by the Divisional Finance Board in a timely manner. Completes and submits paperwork for Christmas Seasonal employees to DHQ Human Resources, ensures that all paperwork is completed, accurate, and submitted in a timely manner.


Education and Experience

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, bookkeeping, business administration, or related field, And At least two years’ experience in the performance of bookkeeping and related work with some exposure to data entry methods, Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver's License.

Approved Background Check and Motor Vehicle Request



Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to perform routine mathematical computations. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, and adding machine. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance. Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to follow instructions and work independently with limited supervision. 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. Work is usually 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.


Additional Information

All employees recognize that 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


Other details

  • Job Family MWV-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Associate Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Weirton, WV 794 Cove Rd. 26062, 794 COVE RD, Weirton, West Virginia, United States of America