Accountant (Accounts Payable)

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Leawood Finance Department
Location of position: 
Leawood, KS
$18.75 – $25.00 / hour
Date Posted: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 24, 2017
Job Description: 

Job Summary

The Accountant II is responsible for the functions necessary to assist in the preparation of the monthly and annual financial statements performed in accordance with general instructions following accepted general accounting procedures, applicable laws and City policies under the supervision of the Finance Director.

Education and/or Experience

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel. Must be proficient in 10-key by touch and knowledge of general ledger, accounts payable or payroll software. Must possess a minimum of an Associate’s degree with emphasis in accounting from an accredited higher education institute, with 3 years of accounting experience OR equivalent education and experience with at least five (5) years progressively responsible accounting duties. Bachelor’s degree and experience in government accounting preferred. Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire date. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.