Bank Account Assistant / Accounting Clerk II
The Salvation Army - Atlanta, GA

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Participates in preparing and processing legal documents to open, close or change signatures for bank accounts in the Southern Territory including power of attorney forms and corporate resolutions; ensures that accounts are set-up and maintained in accordance with Salvation Army policy and in a timely and accurate manner in order to ensure the security of funds in all bank accounts; assists in preparing correspondence to transmit to the banks all related documents for opening new Salvation Army bank accounts. Prepares business letter, correspondence, advanced and technical reports, spreadsheets, etc. from start to finish as needed. Participates in the duties associated with the coordination of the Territorial Headquarters fleet of vehicles; Serves as first back-up to the Fleet Coordinator to support the Assistant Territorial Financial Secretary and the THQ Fleet Manager to research and process information related to the purchase of vehicles, maintenance of vehicles in the loaner fleet, monitoring the condition of the vehicles upon return, advises the Assistant Territorial Financial Secretary of any major mechanical repair needs, arranging for and monitoring repair and cost estimates.

Required Experience:
Knowledge of the banking industry. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Knowledge and intermediate skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of effective and efficient record keeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of basic mathematics and ability to perform routine computations. Knowledge of and ability to operate and utilize MS Great Plains Accounting software. Ability to generate and record financial data. Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the department.

Required Education:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required with additional secretarial courses preferred, AND four years experience performing progressively responsible secretarial with limited supervision with experience working in the banking industry preferred, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Additional Comments:
Mental and Physical Abilities:
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language. Ability to sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically. Ability to keypunch and type information into a computer. Ability to operate various office equipment including a telephone, computer, photocopy machine, typewriter, facsimile, calculator. This job requires hand movement, finger dexterity, reading, and writing.

Physical Requirements:
This job requires a limited amount of physical effort associated with walking, standing, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying light objects (up to 30 1bs) 5 – 10% of work time. Ability to sit and work at a computer up to 75% of work time.

Working Conditions:
This job is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, chemicals, extreme temperatures, or hazardous conditions.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please complete our on-line application using the apply button at the bottom of this posting.

Application Submittal Period: April 1, 2013 - April 3, 2013

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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