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Compliance Accountant

The Salvation Army Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Salvation Army Mission:  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 the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Summary/Primary Purpose:  This position is responsible for various accounting and financial functions related to Omaha Social Services' government/program grants and contracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain records and prepare budgets, financial reports and claim billing as required for certain government agencies. Tracks and monitors claim billing to ensure income is received.
  2. Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, governmental regulations and Salvation Army policies and procedures.
  3. Prepare reconciliations for the City and General Fund bank accounts.
  4. Assist the Divisional Finance Manager in preparation of internal and external audit schedules.
  5. Assist the Divisional Finance Manager in the preparation of the annual financial statement consolidation process for the division.
  6. Serve as custodian for the City Fund petty cash at DHQ.  Replenishes City Fund petty cash accounts for DHQ and Omaha Social Services locations.
  7. Prepare monthly schedules for the local investment account activity.
  8. Lend support to the development of City Corps and Social Service program annual budgets.
  9. Serve as primary bank initiator of electronic bank transfers.
  10. Journal the City Fund bi-weekly payroll.
  11. Track all DHQ/City fleet vehicles for annual registration.  Process all new vehicle registrations as purchases occur.
  12. Calculate support service for invoicing.
  13. Monitor and complete unclaimed property reports.
  14. Assist with receipting and accounts payable in the event of absences.
  15. Driving is an essential role of this position.
  16. All other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and one to two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.


  1. Ability to be flexible and able to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
  2. Advanced skills in Microsoft software to include Word, Excel, and Email.  As

                 well as the ability to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.

  1. Administrative skills to include utilization of standard office equipment, data entry, 10-key,

                 attention to details and filing.

  1. Good communication skills both written and spoken, and ability to maintain effective working


  1. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters.


Other Qualifications: Must pass all applicable background checks. Must possess a valid drivers license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business. Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training within 90 days of hire, as established by The Salvation Army.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  N/A


Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. 


Job Details

Date Posted December 4, 2018
Date Closes December 18, 2018
Requisition 2018-8458
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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