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Serves as lead worker by supervising and participating in the performance of computerized double-entry bookkeeping tasks requiring basic knowledge of the principles and practices of fund accounting in order to properly record and maintain precise fiscal records and financial data; 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 while ensuring the integrity, security and accountability of Salvation Army financial accounts. Assists accounting staff members by responding to questions and interpreting established policies and procedures. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, bookkeeping, business or related field and Two years experience in the performance of increasing complex bookkeeping work utilizing a computerized accounting system (Great Plains preferred) with some exposure to double-entry fund accounting, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of basic double-entry bookkeeping and fund accounting principles and practices. Knowledge of modern computerized double-entry data entry methods as they pertain to bookkeeping functions. Knowledge of modern office methods, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of Lotus 123, Excel, Word and accounting software in general. Knowledge of financial accounting systems and procedures. Knowledge of extensive body of accounting rules, practices and procedure. Ability to apply complex procedures requiring independent judgment. Ability to lead, motivate and monitor the work of staff performing same or similar work. Ability to prepare routine and special financial reports and records. Ability to obtain numerical totals and balances and to verify information from complex forms and transfer to computers or manual reports. Ability to accept fiscal responsibility of assigned functionalized accounts. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all information associated with the job.