Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0407
Post Date 6/19/2018
Title Accounting Clerk
City Honolulu
State HI
Description THE SALVATION ARMY
HAWAIIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDS DIVISION
JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Accounts & Payroll Clerk
Department: Finance Department
Supervisor: Assistant Controller
FLSA Status: Full Time Non-Exempt
Date: June 2018

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: Provide accounting support and process payroll for assigned units, also act as divisional payroll processing backup in the absence of other payroll personnel. Assist departmental staff as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Process accounts payable, cash receipts, accounts receivable invoicing daily and timely, to include the following
o Account coding
o Entering data into different systems and databases
o Filing
o Process checks and obtain signatures
o Remit necessary documents to units
o Recording journal entries as necessary
o Communicate with vendors and customers
o Assist departmental staff as needed
o Interact with Accountants, Corps Officers/Staff and other Finance and HR department personnel as needed
• Process payroll:
o Collect, verify, enter, and import/export of regular payroll for the assigned units
o Act as backup for other payroll personnel in their absence as needed
o Maintains related records, including payroll reports.
• Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
Performs other duties as assigned.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
· 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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The position requires sitting; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or
crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision;
pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 1-25 pounds.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:
The position requires talking to co-workers, unit staff, and vendors; requires written
communication to and from co-workers unit staff, and vendors; talking on the telephones;
requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers unit staff, 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

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
· Associate’s degree in Accounting
· Work experience in computerized accounting system and payroll systems
· Moderate to advanced Microsoft Excel and Word experience level
· Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:
Use office equipment such as computers, printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Most work will be indoors at Divisional Headquarters. Attendance at trainings in Hawaii
may be required.

NOTES:
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.
Employee’s Signature: __________________________ Date: _______________
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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