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Job Title: Accounting Specialist      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:186512
Agency:Winfield Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Apr 30, 2017
Job Description:

Accounting Specialist




Job Description:

This position provides support to the Accountant II in the Offender Budgeting and Pay process.  It also assures continuity of critical accounting clerical functions through a strong working knowledge of the basic functions of the offender pay process including Work Release Offender Budgeting.


Applicants may be required to complete a written and/or computerized test along with their interview.


Minimum Requirements:

- One year of experience in accounting/auditing support work.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the Agency.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications (May be used to screen applicants):

-Prior knowledge of QuickBooks or Quicken software

-Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) practices and standards

-Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records

-Ability to make mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately


Performance Standards:


To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the six-month probationary period.



The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.


STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at

(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number or a State of Kansas Employee ID number.)  


STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at


STEP 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement.


STEP 4: Submit additional required documents, including tax clearance certificate, by 4:00 p.m. on the date that posting closes to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.



  • Online State of Kansas Application
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate


Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.  Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation, including transcripts and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate, by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at

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. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid 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.


Recruiter Contact Information:

Name:   Jamie Graham                     

Phone:  620-221-6660 Ext. 56021                

FAX:     620-221-9229                                   



Agency Information:  

Wichita Work Release Facility

401 S. Emporia

Wichita, KS 67202


How You Will Be Evaluated:

Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.  


What To Expect Next:

After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete.  You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.


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 qualifications and 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

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


Wichita Work Release Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Find out more about us at our website

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

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