Senior Accountant

Finance, Accounting, & Legal Overland Park, Kansas


Description

The NIC Division’s Corporate Finance team is currently seeking applicants for a Senior Corporate Accountant for our Overland Park, KS location.  

Acquired by Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) on April 21, 2021, NIC is a leader in digital government solutions and payments, partnering with government to deliver user-friendly digital services that make it easier and more efficient to interact with government. NIC and Tyler are united in their mission to empower public sector entities to operate more efficiently and connected more transparently with their constituents and with each other.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee a range of 10-15 business units including corporate departments
  • Month End process and review for specified business units: Prepaid, Accruals, Fixed Assets, Time & Materials Documents and Revenue & Expense recognition. 
  • Responsible for training/cross training with team members
  • Developing subject matter expertise on assigned systems allowing you to provide support to internal users, develop documentation and training materials as deemed necessary, and proactively identify ways to make our key finance systems and related processes more efficient or reduce risk
  • Works with the Finance Ops team and staff to resolve system related issues in a timely manner
  • Performs high level reconciliations for challenging flow of fund models
  • AR/AP reconciliations between different GL accounts. Research variances between the GL, bank, and merchant processors.
  • Maintain controls, train, analyze and support financial system and users
  • Prepare specific financial reports for portal agencies and partners
  • Ensure all business units within team are in compliance with GAAP and contract requirements
  • Assist business units and team members with financial reporting, internal audit, and system related issues and compliance
  • Provide assistance on special projects and facilitating additional work to corporate and staff to help complete projects in a timely manner
  • Other Responsibilities Assigned by Manager
  • Some Travel May be Required

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant area of focus. MIS experience a plus and experience with payment processing a plus.
  • Experience working with financial applications (ERP, Budgeting, Reporting, etc.)
  • Experience with closing month end, prepaids, accruals, revenue recognition, expense, financial review a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and policies
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with varying levels of coworkers and external partnerships.
  • Extensive knowledge and proven ability to work with accounting software, IT and banking systems related to payment processing
  • Extensive knowledge in account reconciliations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite with an emphasis in excel
  • Experience with a high transaction volume revenue or other accounting functions
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities daily and ability to adapt to new processes and procedures
  • Superior analytical and problem -solving skills, strives to completion of problems in a timely manner
  • Superior communication skills and ability to work with a fast- paced changing environment
  • Suggests and follows through on process improvements to gain efficiencies
  • Confident in making decisions regarding escalation, communication, etc.