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Accountant I

Apply now Department: 3670020010 Arts & Sciences Dean Office
Job no: 516067
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance
Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:

This position provides direct support to the Shared Service business manager and is responsible for assisting with Accounts Receivables and Payable. The incumbent will assist the Center's BPC program, including providing training to all card holders. The incumbent will be helping with purchases over $10K for the Center and need to have a firm grasp of purchasing policies and procedures.

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 and/or remote worksite. Work may be performed on employer premises, designated assignment location and/or performed fully in a remote capacity. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.

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:

  • High school diploma
  • One year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Experience in grant administration.
  • Experience working in computer-based accounting systems.
  • Familiarity with the State of Kansas and Kansas State University policies and procedures regarding grant expenditure and revenue.
  • The ability to work within a high-volume, fast-paced setting is beneficial with strong attention to detail, organization and time-management skills preferred.


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

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
  4. 3 references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$16.04 - $20.00 per hour  ($33,364 - $41,600 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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