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Accounting Specialist (Arts and Sciences)

Apply now Department: 3670020220 Physics
Job no: 502812
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

General Description of Position:

The Department of Physics is seeking applicants for an Accounting Specialist to work directly under the Accountant III in the College of Arts & Sciences, North Shared Services Center, which includes the Departments of Physics and Mathematics.  Will be required to oversee the departmental accounting needs when the Accountant III is not available.  This will include accounts payables, travel, purchase orders and accounts receivable.

Information about the College/Unit:

The Shared Center handles all accounting processing for the Departments of Physics and Mathematics. 

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma (or work equivalent) and a minimum of six months of relevant professional experience in an accounting function.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years training in accounting practices and business office function and three years of work experience within the accounting field. Working knowledge of an accounting program, preferably Quick Books, and of Windows applications.  Good oral and written communication abilities and working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. The ability to work within a high-volume, fast-paced setting is beneficial with strong attention to detail, organization and time-management skills preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Submit a resume, letter of interest and list of 3 references.  Applicants will need to upload a cover letter addressing qualifications and skills related to the position, a resume listing education and employment history and 3 professional references, including name, address, phone number and email address.

 

 

Screening of Applications Begins:

December 15, 2017. 

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

12.63 – 18.95 per hour.

Please note: the minimum salary for this position is $12.63 hourly. Actual salary will be determined based on the candidate's experience, education, internal equity and departmental funding. Salary offers are typically made between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range. The range indicated includes both the typical hiring range and potential future progression.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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