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Accountant III

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Accountant III

Department: 3670005040 Division of Financial Services

Job no: 514658

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)

Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance

Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

The Accountant III assists in the management of the University's fixed assets accounting system including analyzing assets that meet capitalization threshold, tracking Construction in Progress, and communicating updated information to campus departments. Oversees monthly sales tax reporting on behalf of campus departments and the preparation of quarterly excise and motor fuel tax remittances to the State of Kansas. Assists with nonresident alien tax reporting and 1099 creation.

In addition, the Accountant III is responsible for maintaining the Surplus Property website and providing guidance to campus users on related policies and procedures. This position also assists with the preparation of the Annual Financial Reports, the collection of data as needed for internal and external requests, and the implementation of updated/new governing regulations and standards.

Other duties as required, but not limited to responding to departmental inquiries, answering telephone calls, filing, check mailing, data entry and mail duties.

Why Join Us:

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off-vacation, sick and holidays.

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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.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Three years of relevant experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree with accounting experience

    • Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills, including spreadsheets and accounting software

    • Experience in property accounting or inventory tracking

    • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

    • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and set priorities

      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:

      • Cover letter

      • Resume

      • Three Professional References with current contact information

        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Immediately and continues until filled.

        Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

        $46,000 - $58,000

        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.

        Advertised: Feb 15, 2023 Central Standard Time

        Applications close: Open until filled

Keywords: Kansas State University, Manhattan , Accountant III, Accounting, Auditing , Manhattan, Kansas

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