Staff Accountant, Board of Public Utilities, (McPherson, Kansas)

The Board of Public Utilities is accepting applications for the full time position of Staff Account I.
Benefits include:
• Vacation
• Sick Leave
• KPERS Retirement
• Health Insurance
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business
• Minimum of 1 year experience in accounting is preferred
• All employees of the BPU are required to live within a designated residency limit of McPherson.
Education and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business preferred.
• A minimum of 1-year experience in accounting preferred.
Essential Functions:
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Capable of completing work accurately, and in a timely manner
• Ability to work independently and with others
• Must maintain confidential information
• Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
• Ability to use all billing/financial software and computer equipment
• Assists Information Systems and Customer Service Departments with daily functions and special projects as requested
• Backup Information System Specialist I and II position as needed
• Proficient in all aspects of accounts payable, meter reading and billing
• Knowledge of accounting principles
• Ability to prepare reports as required for Comptroller, or other departments as requested
• Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations including bank reconciliations
• Prepare ledger entries based on sub-ledger reconciliation
• Assist Comptroller in day to day, monthly and year-end operations
• Assist in the preparation of various financial reports such as financial statements and capital budget performance
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
To apply, submit application, resume and letter of interest to Carla Pearson, PO Box 768, McPherson, KS 67460, or to Application forms may be picked up at the BPU office, 401 W Kansas Avenue, McPherson or may be found at the BPU website, under the Careers tab. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.