We are currently accepting applications for an Accountant who is detail-oriented, likes to multi-task, and has exceptional technical skills to join our team.
Why come work with us? Our employees are dedicated to the City’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service. You’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that impact and support the community we serve.
This is specialized accounting work involving City wide financial operations. These responsibilities include purchasing and accounts payable, travel authorizations, payroll, and journal entries to the general ledger. This includes preparation of various financial internal and external reports and documents as needed. Work is usually performed in accordance with general instructions following accepted general accounting procedures, applicable laws, and City policies under the supervision of the Accounting Manager. Work is reviewed upon completion and requires a high level of accuracy.
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with previous internships or accounting clerk experience, or an associate’s degree in accounting or finance and three years’ of increasingly responsible accounting experience, including general accounting, accounts payable and governmental accounting, or any combination of education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Desired: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with previous governmental accounting experience with a growth mindset.
Compensation and Benefits
Hiring range is $21.17 to $25.76 per hour DOQ and directly related experience.
In addition to competitive pay, a full-time career with the City of Lenexa comes with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, up to $25,000 in tuition reimbursement, excellent retirement plans, an on-site health clinic, and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance.
Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen, physical and a credit check.
To apply please complete an online application. Must include both a resume and cover letter.
As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.