Accountant Jobs in Independence, MO

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Plastic Packaging Technologies - Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
: Experienced Job Location : Headquarters - Kansas City, KS Position Type : Full Time Salary Range : $45,000.00 - $60,000.00 Salary/year Job Category : Accounting Description The Accounting Team –Accountant...
1 day ago
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Reconciles general ledger account balances and prepares journal entries. Team oriented personality that represents our department in a positive manner and facilitates a collaborative culture....
2 days ago
ScriptPro LLC - Mission, KS (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Additional hours will be required on occasion with activities such as month-end close and the annual financial audit....
1 day ago
Leawood, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
Leawood CPA firm seeks a part-time accountant with 3 + years experience to prepare month-end closing adjustments, bank reconciliations and accrual basis financial statements for multiple companies....
1 day ago
Gladstone, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Gladstone CPA & Investment Firm is looking to add a CPA to our team. Must have CPA License and 5 years experience in public and/or private accounting including tax preparation. Experience/Interest...
20 hours ago
Lexacount LLC - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly financial statements; Participation in month end close, including preparation of Journal entries; Maintenance of general ledger accounts; Tracking of accounts...
18 hours ago
Morgan Hunter - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
MH123 Recommended skills Financial Statements Balance Sheet General Ledger Accounting Finance Voucher...
2 days ago
Superior Bowen - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
end closing procedures Minimum Requirements, Abilities and Expectations 2-5 years experience in Accounting Proficiency with computers and bookkeeping software, strong typing skills Exceptional time...
19 hours ago
Lexacount LLC - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle; Prepare monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, monthly variance...
18 hours ago
Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Accepted Accounting Principles; Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, and regulations; Knowledge of computers and related software applications....
3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Accountant Robert Half Kansas City, MO Seasonal/Temp $19.00 - $21.00 / hour Apply Now Create Job Alert....
3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
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Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Staff Accountant in Kansas City, Missouri Description Kansas City Accountemps is currently hiring for multiple Senior Staff Accountant positions across the Kansas City Metro Market place in various...
3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Recommended skills Balance Sheet Fixed Asset Depreciation Reconciliation Ledgers (Accounting) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles...
3 days ago
University of Kansas - Mission, KS (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Prepares and processes journal entries. Reconciles general ledger accounts with supporting schedules. Initiates book transfers between bank accounts....
4 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Independence, MO

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Independence, MO as reported by the BLS.

$62,818

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Independence, MO offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Independence, MO
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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