Economic Development Corporation of KC   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on January 20, 2023




Summary: The individual in this position will be responsible for performing the accounting functions for the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and its affiliate agencies


(Other duties may be assigned)

  • General accounting functions, including maintaining general ledgers, preparing journal entries, performing account reconciliations and preparing financial statements
  • Accounts payable functions, including obtaining proper authorizations, maintaining vendor information, ensuring timely payment of invoices and filing of, calendar year-end 1099’s
  • Accounts receivable functions, including invoicing and ensuring accurate reporting of deposits
  • Oversee grant accounting, ensuring appropriate accounting treatment for revenue recognition and expenditures and compliance with grant reporting requirements 
  • Monitor and manage cash flows and bank transactions
  • Oversee payroll process with 3rd party on a weekly basis
  • Working with executive management, coordinate the development of EDC’s annual budget and monitor expenditures against the budget
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for EDC and its affiliates
  • Assist in the preparation of financial information for EDC’s and its affiliates’ board; attend board meetings as required
  • Assist in preparation of accounting schedules for annual financial audits
  • Ensure compliance with existing internal controls; develop recommendations for and implement additional internal controls as needed
  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of new accounting system


  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in accounting field
  • Knowledge and understanding of GAAP and Not-for-Profit accounting methods  
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to ensure adherence to internal controls
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Great Plains Dynamics accounting software preferred
  • Must be adaptable to changing needs and priorities of the organization
  • Must conduct self with high level of integrity, initiative, accountability and ownership
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.  
  • Detail oriented with good organization skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize and work on several projects at one time.  
  • RESIDENCEY REQUIREMENT:  Must reside within the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri or agree to relocate within 6 months of hire.

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