General Accountant I

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Canton, MA

About the Job

Overview Position Title General Accountant I Non-Exempt Responsible to Fiscal Controller Education Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance Work Experience 0 – 3 years Other Qualifications + Must be computer literate and have proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel + Must have a strong background in Accounting + Ability to communicate well with others, written and verbally + Highly Organized + Principal Function + Primary responsibilities: Provide Accounting support for Special Projects, back-up for vacant positions, and serve as research assistant. Support transition to new systems and help define/update procedures for new systems. + Duties and Responsibilities + Key role in the implementation of new systems, including, but not limited to: Shelby transition to Serenic, Credit Card Processing, Mail Appeal Vendor change + Support, as needed, with Corporate Credit Card Review and Processing. + Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: + Review of credit card transactions + Follow up with credit card holders for needed information + Report to supervisors regarding anomalies + Generate reports from Smart data for accounting staff review related to coding + Generate reports from Smart data for supervisors review for items requiring approval and/or further follow through. + Develop a process that promotes timely review and processing of all credit card and cash transactions. + Train co-workers on new reporting and review options in Smartdata + Work with and alongside co-workers assigned to Smartdata responsibilities. + Learn Smartdata – including reporting optionsSupporting role for following duties: + Become knowledgable of systems, including, but not limited to: EFT, Kroc Suite (as needed), Mail Appeal + BBMS, Blackbaud, Serenic, Shelby, Lockbox Provider, + Train on the basics of various staff positions to serve as back-up support. + Prepare reports, as requested by supervisors + Work with supervisor to implement new procedural systems, as needed. + Serve as back-up to General Accountant for uploading budgets all DHQ funds into Serenic. + Support the Fiscal Controller and Accounting Supervisor on project based assignments as needed including, but not limited to: Fiscal Closings, Consolidation, UFR, Audits, Budgets, Research projects. + Learn Salvation Army Accounting, Policies and Procedures. + Other duties as directed to maintain the smooth operation of the Department. Job ID2017-3869 CategoryFinance TypeRegular Full-Time