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Requisition Number 20-2318- Staff Accountant
Post Date 7/9/2020
Title Accountant
City Honolulu
State HI


Department: Finance

Position Title:Staff Accountant

Supervisor: Controller

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

Date:July 2020

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

JOB SUMMARY: Perform accounting functions including: recording journal entries, reconciling accounts, closing books, producing financial statements. Assist corps officer and/or department head of assigned unit (s) in all finance matters.

Assist supervisor in other finance duties.


· Record journal entries and reconcile accounts as assigned

· Perform monthly closings and produce financial statements for assigned units

· Assist Corps Officers and/or Department Heads of assigned units in all finance matters, including financial statement analysis, budgets, grant reporting, etc.

· Primary liaison for internal audit of assigned unit (s)

· Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Performs other duties as assigned.


· Ability to work under stressful conditions

· Able to interact with others with courtesy and tact

· Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner

· Ability to respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner

· Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines

· Ability to complete projects on schedule

· Maintain confidentiality

· Maintain regular and punctual work attendance


The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; travelling by airplane.


The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies


· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

· High level of familiarity with Excel

· Valid Hawaii driver’s license

· Travel off-island as necessary


Use office equipment such as photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.


Most work will be indoors at DHQ. Attendance at trainings and conferences, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, is required.


The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
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