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Job Title: Accountant III      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:189874
Agency:Lansing Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jun 18, 2018
Job Description:

The incumbent of this position, under the supervision of the Business Manager, will direct the administration of financial accounting and reporting for the Kansas Department of Corrections centralized inmate banking unit located within the Lansing Correctional Facility.  Manages the daily operation of the inmate trust fund through supervision, review, and assignment of functions for the system-wide population of approximately 8,500 inmate accounts.  Provides oversight of account statement preparation, ensures continuous reconciliation of agency and bank records, and prepares financial reports for Trust and Imprest funds.  Ensures electronic transfer of funds occurs as required.  Monitors funds on deposit in various financial institutions and ensures deposits meet promulgated requirements.  Functions as liaison with other Department of Corrections facilities and outside entities on inmate trust fund related matters.

A full position description and required Essential/Event Driven Physical Functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

Starting Annual Salary: $41,870.40

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

Preferred Skills: A bachelor’s degree in business or related field with a minimum of 6 credit hours in accounting coursework, knowledge and experience with Excel and QuickBooks, complex, multiple account reconciliation, and supervisory experience.  Knowledge of electronic fund transfer helpful.

Necessary Qualifications: Must be able to perform the essential physical functions of the position.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Minimum Competencies: Applicant will be able to interact with co-workers, and outside personnel to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and written. 

How To Apply:

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 State of Kansas Application form (use this link - and submit to the Lansing Correctional Facility.

Step 3: E-mail any additional required documents Lori East, e-mail:

A Tax Clearance 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•
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate •
  • Copy of education transcripts

TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED Applicants applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at


. A Tax Clearance is comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individuals’ account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.


Recruiter Contact Information:

  • Phone: Lori East at 913-727-3235 x 57022                                  
  • Email:
  • Fax:     913.250.2762
  • Agency Information:
  • Lansing Correctional Facility
  • P.O. Box 2 – Lansing KS 66043

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: Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions.  The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval. 

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

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