Assistant Bookkeeper

Virginia Beach, VA 5524 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD 23462, 5524 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America Req #23113
Monday, October 24, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for Assistant Bookkeeper.

We offer competitive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance plans; Group Life Insurance; Retirement Benefits; Wellness Program; and Paid Vacation Days.

Job Summary

Processes daily sales information through the appropriate software including integration of information into Great Plains Accounting. Reviews, checks, and verifies store and auction reports for accuracy and completion; ensures that the deposit matches totals on store reports; checks all bank card deposits, cash deposits, "Z" counts, voids, and similar activities to ensure that all store reports are verified and in compliance with standard operating procedures. Ensures timely submission of daily sales report to Director of Finance and other management personnel upon request.

Oversees the cash register policies and procedures and ensures that they are up-to-date at all times as well as distributed to the store personnel and managers in a timely manner. Assists in performing audit checks of cash registers in stores; ensures that the cash in the register balances with daily sales tapes. Assists with receiving, recording and verifying cash receipts and deposits; prepares daily tabulations and reports of cash receipts; distributes receipts to proper funds; makes daily entries into cash receipts ledger. Works with personnel to resolve mistakes or problems found in reports. Troubleshoot problems with the cash register system.

Assists in preparing and reviewing various financial and statistical reports and spreadsheets for accuracy and completeness. Assists with the processing of the following financial documents: invoices, billings, vouchers, checks, check request, payments and/or deposits, reviews and verifies the same for accuracy and completeness. Assists with applying accurate code numbers to financial documents and batches totals; keypunches information into the computer to generate invoices, reports, spreadsheets, and financial documents.

Assists in researching and reconciling accounts to ensure financial documents, correspondences, invoices, payments, spreadsheets, and other documents are accurate. Assists in preparing correspondences regarding the status of accounts and responds to account inquiries; ensures all correspondences are prepared in a professional and tactful manner.

Assists in maintaining the petty cash and assists with collecting, counting, recording and depositing vending machine revenues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the practices and procedures of basic accounting and/or bookkeeping. Knowledge of basic double-entry bookkeeping principles and practices of applications to accounting transactions. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge of computer spreadsheet software and word processing software. Knowledge, skills and ability to successfully communicate, both verbally and in writing, in the English language. Ability to read and comprehend manuals and written instructions. Ability to alphabetize, organize, and maintain various files. Ability to process financial and other documents in compliance with established policies and procedures. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of related information.

Education and Experience

Some college, and two to five years of progressively responsible experience in a general office environment with Accounting and/or Bookkeeping responsibilities, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to successfully meet tight deadlines. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to type and keypunch information into a computer. Ability to perform routine and complex mathematical computations repeatedly, rapidly and accurately. Ability to efficiently, effectively, and successfully work on multiple projects at the same time. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to operate general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, computer and adding machine.

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

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

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.

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.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

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 ARC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Some College
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  • Virginia Beach, VA 5524 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD 23462, 5524 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America