Accounting Specialist



General Description of Position:

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.

Job Description:

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.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Physical Activities and Environmental Conditions :

Normal office environment. Work requires repetitive movements to operate electronic equipment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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 Arts & Sciences Dean’s office at 785-532-0343 or


You must be eligible to work in the US. No sponsorship is available.

Screening of Applications Begin:

 July 14, 2017

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$26,272 to $39,409

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. Follow the link to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  Kansas State University complies with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.