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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Full-Time ARC Accounting Clerk - Des Moines, IA in Des Moines, Iowa


Looking for a place where “Doing the Most Good” is a mission? The Salvation Army has a full-time Accounting Clerk position in Des Moines, IA available for the ideal candidate. We offer a competitive employee benefit program which includes a comprehensive medical, dental, vision, hearing and prescription drug plan, voluntary life insurance, paid holidays, and paid sick days. This position assists the Bookkeeper/Accountant in obtaining finacial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Bookkeeper with all aspects of accounting responsibilities.

  • Creating and maintenance of daily, weekly, and monthly reports.

  • Preparation of the weekly gratuities.

  • Maintain the petty cash fund.

  • Special reports as requested by Bookkeeper and Administrator.

  • Responsibilities of the Bookkeeper during vacation or illness.

  • Must be available for a flexible schedule as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job-related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.

Education & Experience :

Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent and at least six months related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills/Abilities :

Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with beneficiaries, management and staff. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common reports and documents.

Basic computer skills including but not limited to MS Office, data management, and all other programs or systems that are adopted by the TSA ARC.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Physical Requirements :

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, handle, or feel; and hear or talk. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Specific hearing abilities required include ability to hear voices spoken at a soft or moderate level.

Working Conditions :

The work environment for this position is a typical office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.

Job LocationsUS-IA-Des Moines

Job ID 2021-19313

of Openings 1

Category Business

Type Regular Full-Time