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Accounts Payable Analyst - Finance

Date: Mar 22, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Accounting 

Pay:  $18.17 per hour or $37,793.00 annually  

Work Schedule: 8am to 5 pm; Monday to Friday  


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.


Accurately records and maintains complex fiscal records, enabling smooth functioning of County operations. Applies fundamental accounting knowledge and skill to varied fiscal tasks, such as: payment of expenditures, issuing checks, balancing accounts and preparing reports. Analyzes financial data within county operating systems to solve or research issues. Communicates with departments and vendors regarding financial activities, including budget, procurement and payables. Responsible for interpreting County fiscal policy and exercising personal discretion within guidelines prescribed by the Chief Financial Officer.


Accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices and issuing of payments.

  • Review and verify invoices and check requests.
  • Sort, code and match invoices.
  • Set invoices up for payment.
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments.
  • Prepare and perform check runs.
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions.
  • Prepare analysis of accounts.
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Produce monthly reports.
  • Assist with month end closing.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits.


Take ownership of continual improvement and documentation of Accounts Payable processes and procedures.

  • Review and verify AP procedures.
  • Develop and maintain desktop checklists for all procedures as applicable.
  • Perform daily tasks per documented procedures/checklists.


Be subject matter expert to organizational shoppers regarding usage of SAP, finance policies, accounts payable best practices, and shopping cart/purchase order usage and development.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all SAP modules pertaining to Finance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Finance Policies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Payable best practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Sedgwick County AP policies/procedures.


Minimum Qualifications: Two years coursework from an accredited college in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related field. Two years of experience in a fiscal or expenditure functions, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


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

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