Job Posting: Charlotte, North Carolina

Divisional Auditor

Charlotte, North Carolina

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Divisional Auditor at the North and South Carolina Divisional Headquarters, located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Job Summary

Plans, conducts and reviews internal audits of local units located throughout the division on behalf of The Salvation Army to discover weakness in accounting systems and possible fraud; audits books and reconciles accounts to determine compliance with established Salvation Army accounting and bookkeeping policies and procedures and to determine financial status; prepares reports and provides recommendations to improve accounting and bookkeeping methods, practices and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy.  Knowledge of Salvation Army policies, practices and procedures relating to accounting and financial reporting.  Knowledge of the parameters of Salvation Army expenditures as set forth in the official Minute Book.  Knowledge of audit statement preparation for non-profit organizations.  Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.  Knowledge of the use, operation and capabilities of computer systems.  Knowledge of the general principles and practices of mathematics, accounting, bookkeeping and finance.  Ability to conduct thorough internal audits and to prepare and maintains accurate and complete reports in a timely manner.  Ability to prepare accurate financial statements and to reconcile accounts.  Ability to recognize the mishandling and/or misappropriation of funds.  Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment with limited supervision.  Ability to discern the capabilities or deficiencies of accounting and bookkeeping personnel in the units being audited.  Ability to counsel Salvation Army personnel in their discharge of duties relating to business, finance and accounting.  Ability to discharge the duties and responsibilities of this position consistent with the principles, standards and Orders and Regulations of The Salvation Army.  Ability to conduct the affairs of this office responsibly, efficiently and economically and to motivate the staff to do likewise.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or a related field, and three years’ experience performing accounting, bookkeeping or auditing work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver’s License 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.  Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.  Ability to exert mental/visual effort required for sustained periods of concentration, working under the pressure of deadlines, and continual interruptions in concentration from staff requiring assistance.  Ability to travel throughout the Division for extended overnight trips frequently in order to conduct responsibilities of the position.  Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.  Work 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, dirt and the like.  Work requires overnight weekly (Monday – Friday) travel throughout the Division on a frequent (most weeks between mid-January through mid-November) basis to work with local unit staff and outside audit firms.  Lunch is delivered to the job site each day when auditors are in the field working.  Auditors will be expected to be able to eat lunch on the job site.  A 45-minute lunch break is provided.

Additional Comments

All employees recognize 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 visit The Salvation Army Careers website at www.salvationarmycareers.org reference Job ID #21920