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Staff Accountant

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Westwood - Westwood, KS


The Staff Accountant is responsible for the classifying, recording and reconciling of financial transactions, including accounts payable, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, cash receipts and general journal entries. Also responsible for trial balance preparation and monthly closing, production of the organizations financial statements and building maintenance activities of owned and leased office space.



  1. Prepares for the annual audit process by providing detailed expense account reports and other account analyses.
  2. Codes invoices to general ledger for data entry and ensures proper account coding for all invoices.
  3. Ensures that all discounts are properly taken.
  4. Ensures that a proper filing system is maintained of all paid and unpaid bills, purchase orders and receiving reports.
  5. Maintains appropriate control over unpaid invoices reconciling detail to general ledger.
  6. Reviews and processes all employee expense reports to ensure compliance with MTN policies and procedures.


  1. Prepares and records month-end journal entries for Midwest Transplant Network and owned and leased office space.
  2. Maintains asset and liability schedules and fixed asset detail records.
  3. Prepares and balances month end trial balance.
  4. Prepares reports for the Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for interim and annual Medicare cost reports as requested.
  5. Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and the preparation of quarterly financial reports for the Board of Directors.
  6. In conjunction with the contracted support firm, assumes primary responsibility for the management and improvement of the system.
  7. Performs year end functions such as closing the year and preparing financial reports.


  1. Completes bank reconciliations.
  2. Reviews all functions performed by the Billing Accounting Specialist for duties pertaining to accounts receivable and performs accounts receivable functions in his/her absence.


  1. Assists with MTN building maintenance issues during regular business hours.
  2. Responsible for security and access control for tenants and provides back-up support for MTN employees.
  3. Attends and actively participates in monthly building meetings with Treasurer/CFO.
  4. Prepares annual building square footage review and summaries results for annual Medicare Cost Report.



  1. Bachelors degree in Accounting, or related field, required.
  2. One (1) year experience in accounting or related field required, 2+ years of experience preferred.
  3. Detail oriented, organized, excellent tracking/reporting skills, effective written and verbal communication.
  4. Extensive knowledge of accounting software programs.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced level of proficiency with Excel.
  6. Must maintain a valid drivers license in accordance with MTN motor vehicle policy.
  7. Ability to lift 50 pounds and transfer short distances.
  8. Possess ability to operate telephones, computers and office equipment.
  9. Ability to speak and communicate clearly in order to accurately convey information in person or by phone.
  10. OSHA Category III No exposure to bloodborne pathogens while performing assigned job duties.
  11. Home internet and wireless phone access may be required.


Respect: Builds a positive and supportive foundation inviting open, honest, and clear communication. Fosters a sensitive, supportive, and trustworthy environment, which promotes active listening and strengthens rapport throughout all interactions. Cultivates teamwork through acceptance and inclusion by valuing differences and empowering strengths.

Excellence: Demonstrates excellence by going above and beyond, while maintaining compassion and humility in all interactions. Demonstrates a high rate of achievement and success for the organization through proactive objectives centered on the overall mission and vision. Consistently models a positive attitude, a willingness to help others, and a dedication to improvement. Takes full responsibility for their role and challenges themselves to find workable solutions.

Accountability: Demonstrates the highest ethical standards, by honoring commitments to each other and professional partners. Executes all interactions through honesty and transparency. Demonstrates responsibility and integrity through ownership of the mission. Utilizes resources appropriately.

Leadership: Empowers, mentors and encourages all staff, while displaying a high-level of professionalism. Demonstrates ability to cultivate teams and relationships through open lines of communication, honesty and respect. Handles challenges with compassion by developing trust through respectful feedback and support. Acts as a resource by providing the tools, which enable others to reach their highest potential.

It is the policy of Midwest Transplant Network (MTN) to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, arrest record, or any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. In addition, the organization complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, employee activities and general treatment during employment

MTN is committed to complying with state and federal disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position he or she desires, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of MTNs mission.

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