Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Accountant

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   188357

Agency Name:   Department of Administration

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

REPOSTING.  If you previously applied for this vacancy, you do not need to resubmit another application. 

The Department of Administration, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), provides for the centralized statewide accounting, payroll, agency auditing, and preparation of the statewide Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the State of Kansas.  The CAFR is a major responsibility of the Financial Integrity Team within OCFO.  Additional information about our organization may be found at:  http://www.admin.ks.gov/offices/chief-financial-officer.   

This financial accounting position will work on the preparation of the official State of Kansas Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  Primary duties involve analysis and evaluation of financial data and preparation of financial statements and notes to the financial statements for inclusion in the State CAFR.  This position works directly with the independent auditors under contract to perform the annual financial audit of the CAFR.  Applicants must have knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Governmental Accounting Standards Board pronouncements, and financial statement preparation.  

Position duties and responsibilities include:  

Minimum Requirements:  Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.  

Preferred Requirements:  Degree from an accredited 4-year college/university with a minimum of 20 credit hours of accounting and three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work, specifically in financial statement preparation and/or auditing of government financial statements.  

Compensation:  $23.75 to $25.00 per hour depending on experience and skill level of applicant.  

This position is unclassified, full time with benefits.  Position is open until filled.

How To Apply:

Step 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

Step 2:  Complete the online State of Kansas Employment Application form and send to the Department of Administration.

Step 3:  Please submit cover letter, resume with references, and copies of college/university transcripts to dofapersonnel@ks.gov .

Step 4:  Send the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to dofapersonnel@ks.gov

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:
Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Email: dofapersonnel@ks.gov
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Department of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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