Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • Accounting Technician I/II

    Job ID
    # Positions
    Accounting (ACCT)
    Full-Time, Regular
  • Overview




    Job Title:

    Accounting Technician I/II



    Reports To:

    Accounts Payable Supervisor



    FLSA Status:


    Pay Grade:


    Job Type:

    Regular, Full-Time


    General Functions:

    The Accounting Technician performs a vital role within the Accounting Department of Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC).  This position is responsible for a variety of duties, including but not limited to the following: compute, classify, record and verify financial data; provide and process financial support, transactions and reports; and, compile and maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable records.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Accounting Technician I

    • Process a variety of financial documents within a computerized accounting system, such as financial transactions, invoices, checks, account statements, authorizations, journal vouchers, and purchase orders.
    • Compile and sort invoices and checks.
    • Assist in the annual preparation of 1099’s and maintains W-9 files.
    • Verify and post details of business transactions to the General Ledger.
    • Contact vendors to assist in collection for outstanding invoices.
    • Compose grammatically correct letters, memoranda, and other reports as requested.
    • Distribute checks for signature and /or delivery.
    • Maintain a positive working relationship with vendors/customers/clients.
    • Maintain a positive working relationship with CITC staff.
    • Participate in scheduled internal/external meetings/trainings as requested.
    • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Perform all related tasks as assigned.


    Accounting Technician II

    • Perform duties and responsibilities of Accounting Technician I
    • Process monthly invoices for CITC and subsidiaries.
    • Enter and post daily cash receipts.
    • Post monthly invoices for CITC and affiliates
    • Review and post employee trip reports, vendor and utility reconciliations, and follow up with outstanding transactions.
    • Prepare monthly reconciliation of accounts payable sub-ledger to general ledger balance.

    Job Specifications:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Demonstrated ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with vendors and staff.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures coupled with strong accounts payable skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintaining efficiency and accuracy.
    • Strong mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, rates, ratios, percentages, and graphs.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and/or diagram form.
    • Ability to enter data using 10 key by touch.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • (I) High school diploma or GED.
    • (I) Three (3) years data entry experience, including 10 key by touch.
    • (II) Two (2) years accounts payable experience.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree in business administration or finance with an emphasis in accounting.
    • Two (2) years of related professional experience.
    • General ledger reconciliation experience.
    • Microsoft GP Experience.
    • Microsoft Excel experience.

    Additional information:

    Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.



    The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.


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