Accounting Technician, I / II - Payroll

Accounting Technician, I / II - Payroll

Full-Time, Regular

Individual Cont.

Anchorage, AK, US






Job Title:         Accounting Technician I/II (Payroll)

Department:    Finance 

Reports to:      Payroll Administrator                      

Supervises:      None

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Job Type:        Regular, Full-Time

Pay Grade:     I (N5) II (N6)   

 General Functions

The Accounting Technician (Payroll) performs specific payroll operations as related to Cook Inlet Tribal Council. The Accounting Technician (Payroll) will maintain all payroll records and performs various administrative duties.

 Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Accounting Technician I (Payroll):

  • Pre-Audits time-sheets and verifies authenticity and accuracy of data entry, payroll and file maintenance.
  • Ensures that payroll is properly authorized.
  • Ensures accurate preparation and balancing of bi-weekly payrolls.
  • Ensures compliance with company contracts as they relate to payroll and all company policies relating to payroll matters.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate distribution of all payroll checks and direct deposit earnings statements.
  • Handles various payroll adjustments, including: shortages, garnishments, bonuses, child support payments and changes in all voluntary deductions.
  • Maintains all records in connection with payments made on behalf of employees.
  • Participates as a contributing team member.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 Accounting Technician II (Payroll):

  • Prepares and maintains payroll related analysis, statements, projections and any needed reclasses.
  • Manages and maintains shared email for payroll communications with the organization.
  • Maintains good relations with Managers to ensure proper coding of all payroll postings.
  • Monthly reconciliation of all payroll related balance accounts.
  • Assist in the annual preparation of W-2s and year end reporting data
  • Assist in worker’s compensation and annual audits
  • Weekly financial institution payroll related activity and recording transactions.

 Job Specifications:

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with management and staff, and to effectively communicate with regulatory and taxing authorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skill and demonstrated ability to effectively use computer office programs.

 Minimum Core CompetenciesValues, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills

 Minimum Qualifications:

Accounting Technician (Payroll) I

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three years data entry experience
  • MS Office Experience (Outlook, Excel)

 Accounting Technician (Payroll) II

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Two years related professional payroll experience. 
  • Experience in all relevant payroll functions, including: maintenance, preparation, data entry, balancing and payroll taxes.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.

 Preferred Qualifications:

ADP payroll processing experience

General Ledger reconciliation experience


Additional Information:

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 intended 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 the duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago