Employment Opportunities

Openings >> Staff - Accounting Specialist II
Staff - Accounting Specialist II
Title:Staff - Accounting Specialist II
Department:Business Office
Location:Main Campus
Posting Date:09/14/2018
Initial Screening Date:02/15/2019



Division: Finance
Department: Business Office
Job title:  Accounting Specialist II
Reports to: Bursar
Supervises: none
Position type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt


The Accounting Specialist II shall be responsible for the receipting of monies and other related work as required.


  • Receive monies from all departments and outside vendors, reconcile daily deposits.
  • Collect tuition and fees from students.
  • Perform routine filing and typing duties.
  • Post non-sufficient funds to student accounts.
  • Reconcile student accounts with Financial Aid.
  • Responsible for collection agency – submitting and terminating delinquent/past due accounts with agency.
  • Distribute student payroll checks and other checks as needed.
  • Assist with answering the telephone and taking message for all business office personnel.
  • Review accounts payable checks for filing.
  • Mail reminder and past due statements throughout the semester.
  • Perform other duties related to the Business Office as assigned by the Bursar.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 



  • Ability to operate 10-key with efficiency and speed as well as computer skills and other electronic office machines.
  • Experience analyzing student accounts in regards to financial aid and scholarships preferred.
  • Possess excellent organizational and detail-oriented skills.
  • Ability to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Strong Customer Service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Requires good decision making and processing skills. Must have effective communication skills in dealing with on demand and complex concerns. This position has high customer contact and interaction.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Visual ability sufficient to process requests for purchase, perform computer and check writing operations and identify students against their student identification card.
  • Experience performing various accounting duties and use of computerized accounting software including EXCEL and WORD. Experience with ELLUCIAN (formerly DATATEL) preferred.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent and five (5) years relevant experience OR
  • Associate’s Degree and two (2) years relevant experience.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.


SALARY RANGE:   $36,000 - $45,000, Actual salary will be commensurate with Education and Experience.


Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.


To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s).  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process.  Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.  Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin February 15, 2019, then open until filled.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.





This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
Powered by ApplicantStack