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Accountant I

Apply now Department: 3670005040 Division of Financial Services
Job no: 514510
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 06A


About This Role:

This position is responsible for pre-auditing payable documents for compliance to State and University policies. Identifying discrepancies and communicating with campus the required revisions while relaying policy that determines that needed adjustment.  Documents audited and processed  include Business Procurement Card vouchers, Travel reimbursements, Imprest, Interfund vouchers, and specialty documents. Specialty documents include wire transfers, foreign vendor payments, online payments, purchase orders, and large dollar payments made off of Purchasing contracts. Duties also include Change Fund Management, Post Audits and participation in campus training.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires High School Diploma and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in business.
  • One year of relevant experience in professional accounting/audit support work.
  • Ability to key accurately with some speed; ability to analyze; make recommendations for improvement and implement policies and procedures ability to communicate clearly in writing and by telephone; and the ability to interpret and explain technical and varied rules and regulations are highly desirable.

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. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three Professional References

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$15.73 to $19.65/hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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