Accountant - Aging

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Aging 

Pay:  $20.03 per hour.  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Prepares, maintains, and balances financial transaction in areas such as accounts payable, grant funding, and local mill levy funding. Submits grant reports to government entities on a monthly basis. Ensures accurate accounting of expenditures with the various fund centers and grants.


Prepare and enter all payments for goods and services into the accounting system.

  • Enter information into the accounting system for Purchase Order (PO) creation.
  • Monitor PO’s and submit adjustment or closure requests when needed.
  • Submits invoices with accurate and complete documentation to Accounts Payable (AP) in a timely manner.
  • Keeps track of payments being submitted to AP for timely payment to vendors.
  • Check grant invoices to ensure they match data entered into state reporting system.


Make requests for new vendor set-up when required, and keep list of active vendors. Maintains and analyzes expenditures to ensure there is enough budget authority for the budget year and that vendors do not exceed contract amounts.

  • Maintains an accurate record of expenditures for the different fund centers.
  • Ensures there is enough fund balance to meet anticipated expenditures throughout the calendar year.
  • Requests release of additional budget authority to ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner.
  • Create vendor templates for reporting monthly activity and expenses.


Prepare and submit all required monthly financial reports to Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS).

  • Prepares and submits financial reports using excel workbooks or web-based reporting systems.
  • Data enter in the KDADS web-based reporting system for the Senior Care Act (SCA) and Older Americans Act (OAA) programs.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or other related field. One year of experience in accounting, financial administration with experience working with multiple funding sources and reporting requirements, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or Finance. Experience working with government budget/finance administration with experience working with multiple funding sources and reporting requirements.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita