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11 Aug 2017

Full-Time Accountant

Norton Correctional Facility – Posted by pmyer Anywhere

Job Description

This is advanced professional accounting work in the maintenance, review, and control of financial records and fiscal programs. Work involves the responsibility for directing an accounting sub-system or fiscal activity; assisting in the management of an extensive accounting or fiscal management program; or performing specialized accounting tasks. This position is responsible for promulgation of policies and procedures related to the accounting and canteen operation; supervising the maintenance and accounting of all inmate funds; ensuring that all funds are properly recorded, kept in a safe place, and ultimately deposited in the bank; and answering questions from the inmates, parents, and friends of inmates, relative to use and disbursement of inmate funds. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for making salary and wage projections for all existing, reallocations, and new personnel requested in the budget as well as preparation and finalization of budget forms on salaries and wages.

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of experience in professional accounting/auditing work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Performance Standards: Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and standards. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of supervision. Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records. Ability to evaluate the soundness of financial practices and the compliance with state laws and regulations. Ability to plan and direct a program of accounting and fiscal services and controls. Ability to analyze and interpret financial report information and to take the appropriate corrective actions. Ability to use calculators, personal computers, and application software.

Preferred Requirements (may be used as mandatory screening): Four-year degree with a minimum of 20 credit hours in Accounting or Business related field. Prior experience with SMART software and knowledge of governmental accounting and fiscal administration and governmental budget and procurement practices and procedures.

Salary range ($ 41,870.40- $56,118.40 Annual)

How to Apply

TO APPLY: You may apply on-line at; or Contact the Human Resources Office at Norton Correctional Facility (785) 877-6643 to obtain an application and supplemental documents; or Email to obtain an application. Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit ALL required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Required Documents: • State of Kansas Application form (send to Norton Correctional Facility) • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate • Applicable college transcripts Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter If you haven’t already done so, please register or update your personal data with the State of Kansas at, including submission of copy of your DD214 if applicable. You must notify us of your intent to apply by the closing date. Applications and any required documents must be received by the paperwork deadline of this announcement. Please call by that date to confirm receipt of your application and required documents. Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. Selection Process: Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions and possibly a performance or written test. The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval. A second interview may be conducted. Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation; must pass a drug screen and a TB test unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another position within the same agency; and possess a valid Driver’s License. Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE): This position is eligible for veterans’ preference. Interested veterans must submit a DD-214 to the Department of Administration to be verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 prior to the vacancy close date. Verified veterans who meet the selection criteria for this position will be invited for an interview. Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact (785) 877-6643. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by case basis. Norton Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.

Job Categories: Business, Marketing, and Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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