Accounting Assistant

KS, Wichita
Murfin Drilling Company
Murfin Drilling Company
45,000.00  Annual
42,000.00  Annual
Full time

Murfin Drilling Company, Inc.


Title:                              Accounting Assistant

Reports To:                  Accounting Manager

Department:                 Accounting

Status:                         Non-exempt

Date Evaluated:            November 2018




Provide accounting support for various Murfin companies.


Essential Functions

Payroll Processing

  • Compile payroll data including hours worked and employee deductions and enter on AS400.
  • Apply garnishment orders and follow up with related correspondence.
  • Maintain vacation records.
  • Maintain employee mailing lists.
  • Sort and mail checks.
  • Prepare reports for Drilling Management.
  • Prepare W-2 and 1099 information.

Oil and Gas Transactions

  • Prepare Sales Tax Returns
  • Code revenue checks
  • Prepare information for financial statements.
  • Data entry of oil and gas sales.
  • Code vouchers.
  • Enter exceptions.
  • Generate, code, and mail prospect invoices.
  • Run and reconcile revenue exceptions report.
  • Reconcile amount of prepaid leases against general ledger account.
  • Finish reports.
  • Filing.

Billing/Accounts Receivable

  • Code and enter vouchers.
  • Post Account Receipts.
  • Research and resolve account discrepancies.
  • Prepare bank deposits.
  • Prepare monthly statements.
  • Initiate collection procedures for past due accounts.
  • Filing.

Accounts Payable

  • Match invoices to receiving documents.
  • Post invoices to computer.
  • Generate accounts payable checks and ensures prompt payment of accounts.
  • Type manual checks.
  • Reconcile bank accounts.
  • Research vendor statements, phone calls and discrepancies.
  • Process employee credit card statements.
  • Code invoices.
  • Filing.


Other Functions

  • Kitchen Duty – Ensure that all supplies are refilled and all table/counter tops are clean.
  • Mail Duty – Retrieve accounting mail from the mail room, sort and distribute.  Gather outgoing mail, deliver to the mail room and affix postage to outer-office accounting mail.
  • Bank Duty – Deliver deposit to the bank.
  • MDC Bank Statement Reconciliation
  • MDC Customer Invoice Billing
  • Non Operated Coding for MDC
  • Benefits Reconciliation
  • Chemical Coding
  • Other tasks as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of Lotus, Microsoft office, and AS 400.
  • Basic knowledge of office machines, including copier, fax, and printer.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of payroll procedures and requirements.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instructions effectively to provide information to coworkers and other departments with ordinary courtesy and tact.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to process work with accuracy.
  • Meet commitments and deadlines.
  • Completes required documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and process confidential information discretely.
  • Demonstrates openness to new procedures, technology and structure.




High school or GED required. 


Work Experience


Requires some previous work-related skill, knowledge or experience.