Senior Accountant - $65-75k plus 10% bonus

Merriam, KS 66202

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1726

Senior Accountant


$65 - $75K plus 10% bonus


Kansas City, KS area


Interviewing immediately


Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the execution of various daily accounting functions and period end financial reporting processes. The Senior Accountant will interface with accounting management and staff accountants to ensure that accounting processes comply with company standards and requirements. The Senior Accountant should be able to meet established deadlines during the financial period with remarkable attention to detail and accuracy. The ideal candidate should work well within a team-like atmosphere and be able to interact daily with all levels of the company's workforce.


  • Direct and provide recommendations on accounting procedures

  • Manage the shared service billing process with our business partners and affiliates including preparation of the billing, directing the gathering of all relevant information and support, and investigation and follow-up of billing questions

  • Manage the review process of capital appropriation requests in accordance with the Company's fixed asset policies

  • Prepare various government agency/compliance reporting forms

  • Prepare and maintain various accounting consideration memos, investigating new accounting pronouncements as necessary

  • Backup other duties in the accounting department as needed

  • Complete various account reconciliations and reporting schedules and prepare associated journal entries as needed

  • Assist with internal and external audit requests

  • Lead special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 3+ years of accounting experience

  • CPA certification highly preferred

  • Public accounting background required

  • Highly organized and the ability to self-motivate/direct to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data for accuracy and reasonableness

  • Strong customer-service orientation with excellent written and oral communication skills and listening and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working in team oriented, collaborative environment

  • Experience with Microsoft programs with an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must

  • Experience with AS400/JD Edwards or Info/M3 preferred

Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    


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