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Accountant II

Apply now Department: 3670010050 Animal Sciences & Industry
Job no: 513631
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical, Animal Sciences / Livestock
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

 The Kansas Artificial Breeding Service Unit (KABSU) is a unit within the AS&I department of Kansas State University. 

     KABSU is a bovine reproduction center providing reproductive resources to livestock producers throughout Kansas and adjoining States. KABSU evaluates bull fertility (BSE), collects and processes bovine semen both on site and in the field and maintains a cryogenic semen storage facility for all animal species. KABSU provides both domestic and international shipping of KABSU storage inventory and breeding products.

This position includes the following duties and responsibilities:

Manage daily bookkeeping, records and reconciliation business system.

Work collaboratively with KABSU staff to manage office duties and performs a variety of customer service, clerical and administrative duties.

Participate as a member of the KABSU Leadership Team to review and enhance KABSU business operations and functions. This position is expected to identify and implement needed changes to fiscal policy or procedure with the goal of increasing efficiency and/or effectiveness of fiscal operations to improve profitability.

Provide direction for the daily input of accounting and business transactions to members of the KABSU staff responsible for daily business transactions.

To interact with various offices within the KSU Division of Financial Services. Follow AS&I Business office protocol to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with the AS&I Business Manager and staff. Develop a working relationship with the Cashiers and Purchasing offices.

Resolve problematic situations with customer and vendor financial issues.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma
  • Two years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Ability to compile, analyze, and interpret financial reports
  • Detail oriented and independent worker with a high degree of accuracy and accountability
  • Good Organization skills
  • Ability to comply with federal, state, and university regulations and policies
  • Commitment to teamwork and a team atmosphere
  • Strong commitment to expanding and fostering diversity

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid Drivers License

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. KSU Page Up online application
  2. Resume
  3. List of three professional references with phone #’s and email addresses

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$17.34 - $26.88

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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