Accountant - Capital Assets

Location US-KS-Shawnee Mission
ID 2024-2273
Financial Services
Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)
Salary Min
USD $27.93/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $41.89/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation
Work Schedule
8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday
Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!

Job Description

Process, prepare and analyze accurate financial information within Oracle in an efficient and thoroughly documented manner, to include:

  • Research, analyze and reconcile capital projects and asset management systems, including tracking funding and reserves, project status, record retention and financial reporting.
  • Perform all administrative functions within the Oracle projects module related to capital project management, including but not limited to: setup, documentation requirements, event-to-event processing, budgeting, billing, distribution modifications (DM)’s, reconciliations, financial reporting, and closing of capital projects.
  • Perform and/or monitor reconciliations, including subledger modules to the general ledger.
  • Prepare calculations and reports for expenditures and revenues from a variety of data and accounting records.
  • Assist with management of debt issuances, track debt financed project dollars and reconcile debt related transactions. Prepare necessary internal and external reports to request project funds from third parties, address external auditor requests and other reporting as needed.
  • Examines or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards; prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and/or narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist users with financial reporting needs, understanding full and modified accrual accounting, and internal control requirements.
  • Verifies the accuracy of accounting records and transactions and effectiveness of record keeping systems; participates in financial, compliance, and operational audits of County departments, courts, and special districts.
  • Continually look for ways to automate procedures or to use technology in ways that save labor, dollars, or in other ways to improve efficiencies. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in the field(s) of Accounting, Finance or closely related field (with at least 15 semester hours of accounting coursework). Two years of professional-level accounting experience.


Preferred Job Requirements:

Experience working in capital asset management.


JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.


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