Senior Accountant - Hybrid in Mission, KS at Concorde Career Colleges

Date Posted: 3/15/2023

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    Mission, KS
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Job Description


Assist in completing the monthly general ledger close process including preparing journal entries and completing reconciliations. Prepares monthly financial statement analysis including drafting the summary provided to senior management and board of directors. Supports field operations with research and issue resolution. Assist Accounting Manager with external audit and other special projects as needed. All Concorde associates are required to display professionalism and uphold Concordes Mission and the core values of respect for the individual, integrity, teamwork, customer service, and achievement.


  • Responsible for completion of month end closing duties assigned as scheduled per month-end checklist and assists in preparation and analysis of financial schedules and reports that summarize companys performance
  • Ensures General Accepted Accounting Standards are followed by performing general ledger accounts reconciliations, identifying areas of concern, ensuring accuracy and validity of information
  • Assist Accounting Manager with preparation of monthly financial statement analysis and summary that is provided to senior management and board of directors
  • Participates in the annual budget process by performing accurate variance analysis and trend analysis as needed and ensure budget import into the GL is complete
  • Develops financial reports within FRX reporting tool as needed to provide management with financial analysis on an ad hoc basis
  • Ensures corporate and campus policies and procedures are in accordance with GAAP and advises management about noncompliance of policy and procedures by schools
  • Ensures non-campus adjustments are posted to individual student account balances accurately and timely
  • Assist Accounting Manager and Finance Director to train and develop Business Office Managers as needed
  • Assists in updating accounting procedures manual, Business Office training manual and campus audit plan to ensure compliance with both government and accounting standards. Assists with various projects as assigned by CFO or Accounting Manager
  • Ensures refund checks are processed when AR Coordinator is unavailable
  • Leads preparation of audit schedules for external auditors to ensure completed in accordance with audit timeline needs
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in accounting (CPA preferred)
  • Three to six years progressively responsible experience
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Experience with Great Plains and FRx reporting preferred
  • Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills