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Kansas Department of Commerce Plant Accounting Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas

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Compiles data from various sources to prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports used by management in support of plant operations in the areas of packaging, production yields, cycle counting, physical inventory, creating and maintaining bill of materials, labor and other accounting related activities that meet the planned profitability of the organization. Provides advice to members of senior management and assists them in achieving profit and volume objectives. Identifies cost savings opportunities; provides accurate and timely production results and financial analysis for business decisions. Performs Payroll and Accounts Payable function as needed for facility.

Core Responsibilities

+ + Processes Plant’s Payroll using STAMP payroll software. Confirms checking schedules, hours and times are recorded correctly. Closely communicates with Human resources and the operations group to ensure employees are paid correctly. Report efficiencies and other labor matrices within established deadlines.

+ Ensures payroll changes are kept up to date

+ Assists employees and supervisors with payroll related questions.

+ Assists Human Resources as needed, including translating as needed in meetings as well as individually helping with employee issues.

+ Processes invoices using Esker accounting software

+ Reconciles the GR/IR (Goods Received vs. Invoices Received) report to research missing invoices by contacting vendors, the Purchasing department, Maintenance department, Accounts Payable and responding to vendor inquiries about invoices.

+ Provides back up and support to other Accounting staff in the areas of yield reporting, finished goods inventory and other areas as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

+ Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.

+ 2+ years relevant work experience in an accounting or finance role, preferred.

+ Strong understanding of accounting principles including production yields, variances, and inventory control processes in relation to general ledger reporting. Previous Payroll and A/P experience a plus.

+ Strong skill-set using Microsoft Office, especially Excel), including manipulation of large amounts of data.

+ SAP, Kronos or experience with similar systems, preferred.

+ Ability to explain complicated processes in an easy-to-understand manner when dealing with employee issues.

+ Establish and maintain an excellent working relationships with both Plant and Corporate Finance and Operations personnel.

+ Must be able to remain flexible and focused when priorities change.

+ Strong attention to detail.

+ Ability to fully research issues, execute instructions and solve problems.

+ Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.

+ Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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