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
Requirements:
• 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 carlap@mcphersonpower.com. Application forms may be picked up at the BPU office, 401 W Kansas Avenue, McPherson or may be found at the BPU website, www.mcphersonpower.com under the Careers tab. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.