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Accountant II

Apply now Department: 3670045130 Mechanical & Nuclear Engr
Job no: 503957
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional

About This Role:

This position is to assume fiscal management responsibilities for the Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department.  This position provides expertise in grant administration and management.

Control and audit accounting and fiscal operation of the departmental financial records and activities. Develop and administer databases for various sources of funding from allocated, revenue stream and sponsored projects, Global Campus and Course Fees.

Develop budgets using detailed and expenditure and allocation data and consult with department head to facilitate the budgetary needs of the department.

Reconcile all accounts monthly and at fiscal year-end and consult with account auditors to insure compliance.

Develop a variety of standard and non-standard reports to meet faculty, department, university and federal agency needs and requirements. Provide regular reporting to project investigators on various funds.

Review all expenditures and budgets for compliance with state and federal policy.

Make recommendations to department head concerning leveraging of funds, balances on hand and any other fiscal advise expected from a budget manager.

Function as procurement officer for purchases of scientific laboratory supplies including obtaining bids for large pieces of scientific equipment. Negotiate and consult with vendors, projects investigators and compliance officers to obtain best prices, timely delivery and quality of product.

Analyze financial report data and take appropriate action. Calculate and prepare schedules of charges using cost accounting methods.

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:

  • High school diploma
  • Two years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting

Other Requirements:

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

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.


Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$32,599.00- $50,528.00   $15.67-$24.29/hr

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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