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Senior Accounting Compliance Analyst - REQID0002036

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Job ID: REQID0002036

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is seeking a highly motivated Senior Accounting Compliance Analyst. This position will be responsible for compiling and completing tax returns for all the Stowers Group of Companies as well as preparing monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and financials materials for select companies in the group. The candidate will be a member of the Accounting team and will report to the Manager of Accounting Compliance.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Compiling information for C Corporation federal, state, and local tax returns.
  • Preparing non-profit information returns (Form 990).
  • Preparing accurate and timely journal entries, account reconciliations and fluctuation analyses.
  • Compiling a monthly financial package that will be used by senior and executive management for strategic and tactical decision making.
  • Developing financial projections and building financial models.
  • Researching current accounting and reporting issues, trends and policies and procedures to ensure compliance with accounting standards.
  • Working with business users to refine and improve current reporting and analysis.
  • Assisting with the Institute’s annual audit by preparing PBC’s and footnotes.
  • Supporting day-to-day accounting and operations with an emphasis on automation and improving current processes.
  • Contributing to the development of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Various ad-hoc projects as assigned.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter willing to commit the required effort to accomplish objectives and identify opportunities. Candidates should demonstrate solid problem-solving skills with the ability to think “outside the box” and innovatively. The ability to effectively prioritize one’s workload and manage changes in direction and priority is essential. Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product will be vital. The successful candidate will be a team player who demonstrates and fosters a partnering attitude, while simultaneously being willing to challenge team members to strive to achieve goals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field.
  • 4-6 years of related experience.
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Prior experience compiling and preparing corporate and non-profit tax returns.
  • Strong accounting, analytical and research skills.
  • Prior experience creating journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.


To Apply:

Please submit the requested documents to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Requested Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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