AP Tech I


The Accounts Payable Technician, under direct supervision, prepares and pays vendor invoices for Calista Corporation and its subsidiaries.



  • Receive invoices, sort by company, and prepare them for payment.
  • Review invoices for terms, ensure they are correct, and direct to applicable manager for approval.
  • Collect approved invoices, ensure payments are sent out on time to avoid late penalties.
  • Code invoices to proper company, prepare for data entry, and pay the vendor.
  • Run an edit report from Deltek; review all information for accuracy and route for supervisor to post.
  • Run a pre-payment report to indicate how checks will be made and copies of checks made.
  • Prepare tax deposits, book transfers, and ACH vouchers.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned



This job has no supervisory requirements.



  • Knowledge of accounts payable and invoicing processes and terminology; ability to perform related tasks. 
  • Ability to process a high volume of data with accuracy and meet various deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations.
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in computerized accounting systems and knowledge of company-specific software. Proficiency in standard computer software, application programs and e-mail. Typing 45 wpm and 10-key by touch. 
  • Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts, and make decisions based on available information.
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and effectively plan and organize duties to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail.



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Associates degree in Accounting or related field from a two-year college or technical school; and,
  • Minimum of one year accounts payable experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and accounting/accounts payable experience.
  • Exposure to government contracts preferred.
  • Deltek Costpoint or other integrated software experience preferred.
  • Ability to pass a drug, background, reference, and credit check.
  • Ability to speak Yup’ik preferred.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The Accounting Department is a fast-paced multi-tasking environment requiring regular attendance. Work may require occasional overtime.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g).


Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
It is Calista and Subsidiaries' business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Anchorage, AK

21 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Calista Corporation