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Staff Accountant-Accounts Receivable

Company: The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Accountant-Accounts Receivable Full-Time, $22-$26.44/hour w/Full Health Program Benefits The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Our Finance Department is in growth mode and we need to add experienced Staff Accountants to our team who are willing to concentrate on the Accounts Receivable aspects of accounting principles for the department. The primary purpose is to help manage the receipt and accounting of funds being paid to the organization. They will also be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the invoices and that proper accounting procedures were followed to account for the receipt of payments. Individual must maintain accurate account balances by verifying, allocating and posting transactions into the proper journals and proper documents are in place to back-up any transaction. This position is expected to work with a problem-solving oriented team and develop a professional relationship within the finance department. The Health Program Benefits at The Salvation Army are comprehensive and provide a full range of coverage:

  • 13 paid holidays
  • Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental/Vision Insurances with a less than 10% Employee contribution.
  • ST and LT Disability
  • Additional Health Insurance coverage with Aflac
  • Public Service Loan Foregivness
  • Remited Tuition with SU
  • Paid, On-Site Parking
  • On-Site Daycare with Employee discount Responsibilities:
    Process all receipts through accounts receivable system assuring compliance with agency standards. Follow through on variances in A/R payments received, as compared to billed. Reconcile and contact Funder and/or Finance staff to re-invoice timely and accurately.
    Process daily deposits electronically using the Cash Management System.
    Complete periodic credit card processing as required (Weekly/monthly).
    Perform bank reconciliation.
    Reconcile donation records to Finance records.
    Assist with the preparation of the external audit documentation and interact directly with external auditors.
    Reconcile balance sheet account balances for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with related policies, practices and regulations.
    Remain abreast of changes in grant requirements and reporting structure.
    Assist with the preparation of the agency budget and financial statements.
    Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan Qualifications:
    Associates Degree with three to five years of experience in accounting related field or equivalent work experience. Bachelors preferred.
    Minimum supervision required; work follows standard accounting procedures & principles (GAP).
    PC experience with spreadsheet software required (i.e. Excel).
    Experience with computerized accounting system. Equal Opportunity Employer: The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: The Salvation Army Eastern Territory, Syracuse , Staff Accountant-Accounts Receivable, Accounting, Auditing , Syracuse, New York

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