Accounting Specialist

Full Employment Council - Kansas City, MO3.9

Full-time$17 - $18 an hour

Reports to: Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Department: Fiscal/IT Department

This position perform a variety of technical accounting and complex administrative duties related to the preparation, maintenance and audit of financial records and accounts within a specialized area such as AP, Payroll, supportive Services and other accounting projects. Works under CFO supervision.


  • Process all vendor payments; reviews Invoices and insures for completeness and accuracy of charges and verify authorization for payment.
  • Maintain files, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous filings.
  • Preparing Journal Voucher and Inputting data to the accounting software program and access based data base system
  • Responsible for effectively researching, tracking, and resolving (or properly referring) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintain effective communication and coordination with company personnel and with management.
  • Reconcile and balance assigned accounts; record financial transactions; maintain journals and ledgers.
  • Assist in participant payroll process and maintain the appropriate journals and records.
  • Preparing Journal Voucher and Inputting data to the accounting software program and access based data base system
  • Assists a higher level accountant in preparation for the completion of monthly and annual fiscal closing.
  • Assist in the Processing supportive services Obligations resolves problems, and enters data into the FMS system.
  • Assists with audits by outside entities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices and


  • Financial Analytical methods, forecasting and budgeting principles and practices.
  • Strong proficient in Excel, Access, Microsoft Word, Outlook.


  • Ability to multi-task with attention to details
  • Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to detect and reconcile discrepancies in financial records.


  • Excellent Communication skills, (written and verbal).
  • Organizational skills
  • Work on several assignments simultaneously, assess priorities, meet deadlines and work independently within established guild lines.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office.


  • Any combination equivalent to: two years of college-level training with specialized course work in accounting, bookkeeping or related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience in the preparation and maintenance of financial records or the maintenance of payroll and benefit programs in an automated accounting environment.
  • Experience with government or non-profit agency experience is preferred
  • Must have personal transportation, driver license and auto insurance.

Apply in person at the Full Employment Council/Missouri Career Center or submit application through Indeed.
Location: Central City, 1740 Paseo KCMO (M-F 8-5)
Applications accepted until position is filled Posted August 22, 2018
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The Full Employment Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Missouri Relay Services at 711.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)