Bookkeeping/Accounting Specialist Bookkeeping/Accounting Specialist

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Seward County Community College is a two-year institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and Associate of Arts, Science, General Studies and Applied Sciences degrees. Ranked in the top 5% of more than 1,100 accredited community colleges in the U.S.  by the Aspen Institute, SCCC serves a student body of 2,500+ students ranging in age from 15 to 85, in a county with the highest foreign-born percentage population in the U.S., and a rural service area of about 50,997 in seven Southwest Kansas counties as well as neighboring counties in southeastern Colorado, the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles.

Responsibilities

Position receives, reconciles, and prepares deposits for money received; maintains financial data and assists in miscellaneous business office and bookkeeping tasks.

  • Receive payments from various sources, prepare deposit slips for the bank, and balance those deposits with bookkeeping system's cashier audits.
  • Request funds provided through ACH, as directed, or delegated. Ensure that ACH notifications are receipted and posted to the general ledger. Maintain proper balancing of financial aid funds to general ledger.
  • Reconcile cashier sessions and checks posted to monthly bank statements. Determine month-end outstanding deposits.
  • Calculates, files, and pay Kansas sales tax of various funds.
  • Assist with student bill processing and refund check activities.
  • Prepares student tax forms (1098Ts).

 

Qualifications

Associate's degree in accounting or completion of a specialized course of study in accounting/finance. Six months to two years of similar or related experience

Salary/Benefits

Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS). 

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-time

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Start Date:  01/03/2023

  • We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.
  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.

 

Applications may be emailed to jobs@sccc.edu, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. Click HERE  
  2. Cover letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Copies of transcripts from highest post-secondary institution (unofficial are accepted) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable.

 

**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Bookkeeping/Accounting Specialist

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at www.sccc.edu

SCCC Facts:  

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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