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Compliance Assistant - Student
This position provides general accounting assistance to the compliance department as directed.
Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with 990 tax preparation and State solicitation filings.
Assist with internal audits to include quarterly testing of pledge receivables and contribution receipts.
Assist with trust accounting activities to include trust entries, asset allocation, income tax return preparation including work paper preparation.
Assist with fund set-up in various software systems.
Assist with departmental imaging as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Must be currently enrolled in coursework at Kansas State University.
Working toward an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance. with at least two years of related class work.
Knowledge of basic accounting principles, practices and procedures.
Experience working in Microsoft Access or other database software.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work with numbers while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Pleasant workplace demeanor.
A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and acceptable driving record is required.
No travel required.
Work is primarily sedentary. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. May require occasional physical exertion such as long periods of sitting or standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Experience in account reconciliation.
Minimum of two years in Accounting or Finance coursework preferred.
Inquisitive about the nature of core job responsibilities. Not afraid to ask questions for clarification purposes.
Task oriented. Ability to work through distractions.