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Job Title: Accountant      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:186748
Agency:Corporation Commission
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:May 31, 2017
Job Description:

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Accountant, worked performed is comparable to an Accountant III. The KCC, located in Topeka, Kansas, is the state agency charged with the responsibility of regulating public utilities with regard to rates and services.

Duties: Responsibilities include processing various agency payment vouchers, initiating inter-fund payments and journal entries. Verify the accuracy of funding and project information. Responsible for verifying all original documents and receipts for expenses incurred within the compliance guidelines of the State of Kansas, which include, meal expenses, lodging expenses, transportation expenses, airfare and car rental for out-of-state, in-state and international travel for the Agency. Analyzes, reconciles, and audits the expenses for accuracy and assigns appropriate funding. Works directly with staff on discrepancies and ensures appropriate receipts and documentation are obtained as required by the Travel Policy & Procedure Manual. Ensures proper completion of all travel documentation. Audits, reconciles and prepares for payment the monthly Business Procurement Cards (BPC) billing for Lodging, Registration, Airfare and Hertz. Audits monthly logs prepared by BPC users to ensure appropriate documentation and receipts are provided as required by the BPC policies and procedures. Works directly with staff to resolve any discrepancies to process payment. Verifies accuracy of funding and project information. Manages the accounting for one federal grant.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license. Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Establish and maintain effective working relationship: communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with fellow employees and public. Listen, comprehend and respond via phone, email or in person. Proficiency with Microsoft software.

Preferred Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply : Please submit a cover letter, resume, tax clearance certificate, State of Kansas application and three professional references.

HOW TO APPLY: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.)

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 to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at

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 by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents: Online State of Kansas Application Form (send to Corporation Commission) Cover Letter, Resume and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (send to Sandra Rak, )

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: Sandra Rak

Phone: 785-271-3136

FAX: 785-271-3219


Agency Information:

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

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