Accountant II (Recreational Services)

Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas, United States
USD 16.67 - 25.83 per hour
25 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About This Role:

Recreational Services is looking for an Accountant II to join our team! The Accountant II reports to the Director and is responsible for managing all the financial aspects and human resource functions of Recreational Services. This position will ensure the university funding is appropriately monitored and accounted for within guidelines.

This position also serves as the department liaison to Human Capital Services and is responsible for managing the hiring process for all new staff within the department.

Hours will be Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Why Join Us:

Recreational Services' mission is to develop, promote and manage the administration of recreational and fitness facilities, services and programs for the campus community at Kansas State University. Active and healthy lifestyles enhance opportunities for continuance of personal and professional maintenance and growth. These lifestyles are positively affected by the quality and quantity of the services, programs and facilities we provide. Recreational Services promotes student development and provides leadership opportunities in a diverse setting for its participants and employees.

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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 promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two years of college with a minimum of two years in an office setting using computers, customer service and accounting principle
  • Experience with K-State and the State of Kansas regulations, budgeting and the University FIS system
  • Knowledge of accounting/budget principles, practices, standards and procedures
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and reconcile financial information, taking appropriate corrective action when necessary
  • Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and other agency/department representatives
Other Requirements:
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Must be eligible to become a Notary Public
How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Three professional references with contact information

  • Screening of Applications Begins:

    Screening will begin November 30, 2020. For best consideration, apply by November 24, 2020.

    Anticipated Pay Range:

    $16.67-$25.83 hourly ($34,590 - $53.726 annually)

    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.