Staff Accountant

Overland Park, KS

Post Date: 05/30/2017 Job ID: 52487 Industry: Marketing Pay Rate: $35K to $40K

Overland Park company has an immediate opening for a staff accountant with three to five years  accounting experience and good Word and Excel skills.  Will work as primary support to Finance Director.  They are not looking for a CPA.  A degree would be a plus .  This is an exempt position.  Pay will range from $35K to $40K.


Job Summary

  • Perform wide variety of tasks related to set-up, processing, preparation and direct deposit of payroll checks
  • Serve as payroll liaison between Accounting, Human Resources and Payroll Processor
  • Compile and maintain accounts payable records
  • Primary support to Finance Director


General Responsibilities

  • Enter vendor invoices for payment daily
  • Answer vendor inquiries and review vendor accounts
  • Process accounts payable checks
  • Prepare accounting reports as needed
  • Maintain accounts payable files
  • Ensure all monthly invoices received and posted
  • Enter data for on-line processing of payroll
  • Process incoming payroll/personnel documents
  • Maintain records for all general payroll processes, including Payroll Procedure Manual
  • Maintain all accounting records electronically
  • Data and general journal entry
  • Perform other related duties in support of the Finance Director
  • Support inventory and work in process procedures
  • Maintain end of month journal entries and account analysis


Job Qualifications

  • Preferred Accounting Experience: 3-5 years, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Intermediate experience level of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel
  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting software



  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a range of personalities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of organization skills
  • Dependability
  • Maintain confidentiality


Additional Requirements

  • Professional telephone skills

Proficient with 10-Key and Computer keyboard

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