Accounting Technician I/II- Accounts Payable

Accounting Technician I/II- Accounts Payable

Full-Time, Regular

Individual Cont.

Anchorage, AK, US







Job Title: Accounting Technician, I/II (Accounts Payable)

Department: Accounting

Reports To: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Supervises: None

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: I (N5), II (N6) 

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time


General Functions:

The Accounting Technician (Accounts Payable) 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, reviewing for appropriate documentation and approval.
  • 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 at a higher level of proficiency
  • Process monthly invoices for CITC and subsidiaries.
  • 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.
  • Research and solve payment discrepancies.

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.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Works well in a fast-paced and heavy workload environment.
  • Ability to enter data using 10 keys by touch.

Minimum Core Competencies:  CITC Values, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

Accounting Technician, I (Accounts Payable)

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Three (3) years data entry experience.
  • One-year Microsoft Office Experience (Outlook, Excel)

Accounting Technician, II (Accounts Payable)

  • Associates’ Degree in Accounting or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis.
  • Two (2) years related professional general accounting experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience in all relevant accounting functions, including: reconciliation, supporting documentation and journal entries.

Minimum Qualifications at All Levels: 

  • Continued employment status will be contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal criminal background check. 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • General ledger reconciliation experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience.

NATIVE PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC’s Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included are non-Native head of household members for Native families, which includes foster or traditionally adopted Native children.



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Anchorage, AK

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