521 Josephine St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA Req #15055
Monday, May 24, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Bookkeeper for the Corpus Christi command, located in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Job Summary

Performs bookkeeping tasks for a local unit; applies fundamental bookkeeping knowledge and skills to varied bookkeeping tasks such as posting, checking entries, issuing checks, balancing accounts, and preparing financial reports for assigned accounts; prepares and maintains financial records in an accurate, complete, and timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of basic double-entry bookkeeping principles and practices and of applications to accounting transactions.

Knowledge of modern data entry methods as they pertain to bookkeeping functions.

Knowledge of modern office methods, procedures, and practices.

Knowledge of financial accounting systems and procedures.

Ability to prepare routine and special financial reports and records.

Ability to accept fiscal responsibility of assigned functionalized accounts.

Ability to maintain the confidential nature of the work.

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, bookkeeping, business administration, or related field,


At least two years experience in the performance of bookkeeping and related work with some exposure to data entry methods,


any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to perform routine mathematical computations.

Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone, typewriter, and adding machine.

Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to clients requiring assistance.

Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.

Ability to follow instructions and work independently with limited supervision.

Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Finance
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 521 Josephine St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, USA