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Jack Henry & Associates Accountant - Level I in Lenexa, Kansas

Accountant - Level I

General information

JobID: 9532

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Business Operations

Position Type: Regular

Working Time: Full-Time

Locations: Allen, Texas, Lenexa, Kansas, Monett, Missouri, Remote, Remote, Springfield, Missouri

Description & Requirements

Jack Henry & Associates, a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, is hiring an Accountant to join the Finance Department, working specifically within our Revenue Recognition team. This high-functioning team of 10 individuals ensures that revenue and costs are recognized and reflected in our monthly reports. This is a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and the ideal candidate brings strong organizational skills, an eye for process improvements, and a desire to work collaboratively within and outside their team.

Jack Henry provides strong opportunity for career progression not only within Accounting, Finance & Procurement, but across the organization as well. There is a high likelihood that this role will evolve into one focused on both external reporting and revenue.

This position can be based to work out of Springfield, MO, Lenexa, KS, or Allen, TX, or remote from any US location within the Central Time Zone. This is an hourly position with competitive pay and outstanding benefits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Must have a minimum of 18 months of experience in general ledger accounting, revenue recognition, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable.

  • Experience with GAAP.

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% for team meetings and trainings.


  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Excel to work with pivot tables, formulas, V-lookups.

  • Experience with internal SOX controls.

  • Experience with ASC 606.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, RevPro, or similar accounting systems.


  • Prepares standard and specialized financial reports (e.g., balance sheets, income statements) according to generally accepted accounting procedures.

  • Performs financial analyses to summarize current and projected company financial position.

  • Monitors and develops monthly reports of revenues and expenditures for projects. Provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions.

  • Performs general ledger coding.

  • Assists other departments, vendors, and customers in resolving accounting issues by doing research, determining the best approach to resolution, and communicating results.

  • Applies company policies and procedures to assist other team members with daily questions and issues.

  • Reconciles general ledger accounts.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.