Divisional Finance Secretary ( Full Time 40 hours per week)

The Salvation Army Alberta
June 11, 2019
Edmonton , Alberta, Canada
Job Type
$71,358.40 -$107,037.60
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Attention : Karen Coley: Email : AB_DFB_Mail@can.salvationarmy.org OR Mail: The Salvation Army DHQ , 9618 101 A Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H OC7
Closing date
July 31, 2019
Street Address
9618, 101 A Avenue Edmonton, Alberta AB T5H 0C7


Mission and Values Statement :

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 128 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination as to race or creed.

Core values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in the Canada & Bermuda Territory:

Hope:                     We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Service:                  We reach out to support others without discrimination.

Dignity:                  We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

Stewardship:         We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The powerful mission and core values of The Salvation Army serve as significant attractors for those people who choose to join the organization, which has been serving the under-served and evolving for 150 years.



The Divisional Finance Secretary is a management position responsible for all finance related issues for divisional headquarters and all divisional ministry units. This position has the primary responsibility for the development, implementation of and adherence to all budgets within the division. This includes liaising with Ministry Units and Territorial Headquarters regarding all finance matters; providing oversight and recommendations for Divisional Headquarters and Ministry Unit budgets; monitoring financial position of Ministry Units and Divisional Headquarters and report to Divisional Boards; and providing financial information for Divisional Boards to aid in sound financial decision making.



Post-secondary education in business, finance or administration. CPA designation preferred.


Minimum of five years of progressively responsible finance management experience with a familiarity with non-profit, fund, and branch accounting.

Professional Attributes and Skills:

  • Superior leadership skills that inspire excellence.
  • Critical thinking/analytic and visioning skills and able to provide expert recommendations
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Alignment with the mission and vision of The Salvation Army in Canada.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.   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

** Only local candidates within Canada need apply please.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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