Employment Opportunities

Staff Accountant


Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits

For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Staff Accountant

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We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

The Finance Department is comprised of a large team of professionals and support staff who provide corporate finance, accounting, financial reporting, investment, treasury management, and pension and payroll services to The Salvation Army.

Role and Responsibilities

The AP Staff Accountant is responsible for providing assistance to the Accounting Operations in Toronto. Specific duties relating to Accounts Payable include, but are not limited to: reviewing and coding incoming invoices, preparing and processing general and recurring journal entries, assistance with tax recoveries, account reconciliations, and follow up, the entry of cash receipt transactions and recording accounts payable transactions. In addition, the incumbent will respond to client enquiries and provide support to other staff accountants as required.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Completion of College or university program in accounting, or equivalent.
• At least 3 years of prior related experience, including accounting, bookkeeping and accounting software experience.
• Must have intermediate to advanced MS Excel spreadsheet skills, with knowledge of MS Word.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as well as strong customer service skills.
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
• Positive, professional attitude and works well in a team environment

Please include the competition # 17-004 in the subject line of your email.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.