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Facilities and Construction Accounting Manager

Apply now Department: 3670070040 Administrative Support Center
Job no: 514533
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

Direct, manage, and monitor day-to-day accounting activities within the Administrative Support Center Facilities support team. This includes monitoring and reconciliation of more than 85 departmental accounts and coordinating payment and deposit activity associated with these accounts. Responsible for accounting oversight and reporting associated with capital construction contracts, including the monitoring and reconciliation of more than 90 construction accounts. This position works closely with Facilities Campus Planning, the Division of Financial Services, and Departments to properly track, allocate, and report expenditures associated with the construction projects. Develop and provide ongoing reports for the Vice President of Administration and Finance, Associate Vice President of Facilities, the Division of Financial Services, and Budget related to construction and facilities activities. Complete monthly confirmation of revenue and expense totals between the ASC and University financial accounting systems and the Facilities asset tracking system. Provide ongoing supervision and training to staff members, ensuring all staff are aware of any new policies or changes which may affect them or the work they do.

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 a bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant experience. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field
  • Experience in construction accounting and project management
  • Expertise in using excel, word, accounting tools/systems, and Microsoft applications
  • Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated in application materials
  • Experience in organizations comparable to Kansas State University in terms of budget, size complexity and scope of operations
  • Strong computer and technical skills including the ability to query and analyze data as shown in application materials
  • Three years of supervisory experience and/or experience leading project teams

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 the position is filled.  For best consideration apply by February 3, 2023

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$51,500-$75,000 annually

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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