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Accounting Specialist

Apply now Department: 3670020010 Arts & Sciences Dean Office
Job no: 503184
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical

About This Role:

The Arts & Sciences Dean's office is seeking applicants for an Accounting Specialist. The position provides direct support to the Shared Service accountant and provides accounting support to all College of Arts and Sciences units assigned to the Shared Service Center.

Why Join Us:

The successful candidate will assist the Shared Services Accountant with day-to-day accounting tasks such as bill payment, order placement, posting transactions in accounting program, month-end reconciliations and reporting of all accounting projects which allows the Center to function smoothly.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

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

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year of experience in accounting/auditing support work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years training in accounting practices and business office function and 3 years of work experience within the accounting field.

  • Working knowledge of an accounting program 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.
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree, or 2-year degree in business administration, accounting or business math.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Normal office environment. Work requires repetitive movements to operate electronic equipment.

How to Apply:

Submit application, letter of interest, and resume. Applicants will need to upload a cover letter addressing qualifications and skills related to the position, a resume or curriculum vita listing education and employment history and three professional references including name, address, phone number (cell number if appropriate) and email address. Questions about the position can be directed to the lead accountant at 785-532-3814 or lisarp@ksu.edu


Screening of Applications Begins:

Monday, February 19th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$12.63 - $18.94

The minimum salary for this position is $12.63 an hour. 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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