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Job Title: Accountant I      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:190000
Agency:Lansing Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jul 18, 2018
Job Description:


Job Description: The incumbent is responsible for duties associated with both appropriated and non-appropriated funds.  Codes requisitions, processes vouchers, records obligations, receipt vouchers, and submits journal entries required in the state-wide SMART accounting system.  Queries and prepares special reports from the system as required.  Processes deposits, obligations and payments relative to Employee Wellness, General Fee and Petty Cash Funds.  Also utilizes QuickBooks to track funds to include writing checks, journalizing transactions, reconciling bank statements and preparing fund reports on a monthly basis.  

Starting Pay: $36,171.20 annually

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

Preferred Skills: Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and standards.  Preferred candidates will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and representatives from other agencies or departments; organize and clearly express information in concise written form; read, comprehend and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations.  Detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records; and use calculators, personal computers and application software.  Knowledge of computerized accounting programs, QuickBooks, and Business Intelligence (Crystal) reporting. 

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

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:

KANSAS 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 complaint 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 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:

Name: Lori East

Phone: 913-727-3235, Ext. 57026


Fax:     913-250-2762


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.  A second interview may be conducted.  Candidates will be subject to a job reference check, background and criminal history investigation, drug screen and TB test. You may be expected to pass a physical. Information provided on your application/resume will be verified. Follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials in your application packet will result in you not being considered for interview/employment.

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 veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. Addition 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.    


The Department of Corrections 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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