Accounting Manager

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Non-Profit Medical Rehab Facility seeking a Full-Time Accounting Manager.

Ability KC offers comprehensive benefits packages to our staff which include, but are not limited to, employer-paid health insurance option, dental insurance options, vision, long- and short-term disability, generous paid time off, extended sick leave, etc. Additionally, we offer a paid winter break to employees.

Under the leadership of the CFO, the Accounting Manager will manage day-to-day accounting operations including accounts payable, general ledger, and payroll. Accounting Manager will oversee the accounting department functions with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting. Accounting Manager will guide implementation of new financial initiatives and perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested. Accounting Manager will research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP.) Accounting Manager will analyze revenue cycle function and provide recommendations for improving efficiency and effectiveness of revenue cycle processes. Accounting Manager will participate in the review and negotiation of third-party payor contracts. Accounting Manager will coordinate the annual budget process. Accounting Manager will be responsible for hiring, training, and supervising accounting staff. Accounting Manager will also monitor emerging technology to determine ways to improve efficiencies within the accounting department.

Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities: The following list of duties is not intended to be restrictive or all inclusive. The fact that certain duties may not be listed does not limit the assignment of additional and/or other duties.

  • Develops accounting organizational strategies and objectives which are in line with organizational strategic plan and objectives. This will be accomplished by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and directions.
  • Maintains financial security by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls throughout the organization.
    Work with CFO and other senior management executives to improve financial reporting and develop more efficient workflow processes.
  • Monitors data integrity and reports potential issues to the CFO in a timely manner. Includes confirming financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.
  • Compiles and prepares various status reports for management in order to analyze trends and make recommendations.
  • Provides guidance to other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
  • Ensures that all processes in the revenue cycle are in compliance with HIPAA and third-party payor regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by understanding current and proposed legislation, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Maintains sufficient funds by forecasting cash requirements and obligations.
  • Accomplishes departmental human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining direct-report staff.
  • Actively participates in staff development and assessments to support industry best practice.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.


  • Minimum of five years of healthcare accounting or office management experience.
  • Two or more years of work experience as Accounting Manager or Finance Manager


  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) – Preferred
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and regulations
  • Systematic approach to problem solving for all types of issues
  • Strong skills in fostering working relationships
  • Detail oriented; organized; sets priorities; meets deadlines
  • Superior data management and data analysis skills
  • Strong understanding of accounting, finance, and management principles
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Effective, clear, and persuasive oral and written communication skills with individuals and groups
  • Employee will promote and adhere to the Compliance Plan as defined by Ability KC

Who We Are:

As a Kansas City based not-for-profit since 1947, Ability KC builds brighter futures for children and adults with disabilities through medical, educational, and vocational therapeutic services. The depth, breadth, and continuum of expertise within the Ability KC team is internationally recognized through multiple accreditations and more importantly through the achievement of milestones by the individuals and families served. The Ability KC mission and culture is founded upon legacy that continues to innovate and evolve through the connectedness of team, those served, families and caregivers, referral and partner organizations, supporters, volunteers, and community. Ability KC is a designated comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility (CORF) since 2002, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities since 1971 and accreditation with National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Ability KC is a leading hub of therapeutic services supporting the continuum of disabilities across ages. From our goal-oriented approach in services to our long-range planning, our teams are continually looking towards building a foundation of success for those we serve and our organization today and into the future. As we look ahead to the next chapter in our history, we envision a more inclusive community that prepares individuals of all varying abilities to fully participate and contribute to our community. We envision communities that are more adaptable, more inclusive, and stronger as individuals and their families’ partner with Ability KC for every transition in life.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Background and post offer drug screenings required.

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With a rich history that spans over 75 years, Ability KC has provided services that have helped change and shape the lives of thousands. Come join us in our efforts.

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