Accounting Technician
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Mt. Tolman - , WA
6d ago

Basic Functions :

Performs financial record keeping duties associated with the processing and completing of accounting transactions for various accounts.

Assumes responsibility for one or more specialized elements within a complete accounting system such as accounts receivable processing and management, accounts payable and cash management, project cost analysis, and assistance with financial statements.Minimum Qualifications

Education and Training :

  • Typically requires completion of an Associate‚Äôs degree in accounting or business administration and 4 years of experience in a production oriented record keeping, cashiering, or equivalent.
  • Additional experience may substitute for some higher education.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Requires a working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and terminology of financial and statistical record keeping and accounting data entry.
  • Requires a working knowledge of accounting procedures for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and disbursements.
  • Requires a working knowledge of computer-aided accounting systems to setup accounts, enter accounting transactions, and extract detail and summary information.
  • Requires basic knowledge of financial statements and accounting performance (variance) reports.
  • Requires a working knowledge of office clerical procedures and computer-aided office productivity software.
  • Requires sufficient writing skills to prepare basic business correspondence, accounting instructions, and account footnotes.
  • Requires sufficient math skills to compute totals, extensions, portions, ratios, quotients, and percentages.
  • Requires sufficient human relations skill to convey policies and procedures and to deal cooperatively with others on accounting transactions.
  • Requires the ability to perform the functions of the position.
  • Requires the ability to learn and apply accounting rules and procedures, sales and use tax requirements and schedules, and procedures for electronic transfer of accounting information.
  • Requires the ability to learn various vendor accounting requirements and cycles.
  • Requires the ability to research, compile, analyze, and interpret accounting data.
  • Requires the ability to maintain accurate and retrievable files, records, audit trails and trace transactions to original entries.
  • Requires the ability to perform accounting and general math computations quickly and accurately.
  • Requires the ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and timetables.
  • Requires the ability to work cooperatively with individuals and work teams within and outside the department, including vendors.
  • Requires the ability to access and use a computer, common office productivity software, and specialized accounting software to access databases.
  • Incumbent must be able to work in an office setting engaged in work of a primarily sedentary nature.

  • Requires sufficient hand-eye-arm coordination to use a keyboard and 10-key, arm / hand movements to retrieve work materials from storage files, and operate a variety of general office equipment.
  • Requires visual acuity to read computer screens, printed material, and detailed accounting information.
  • Requires auditory ability to carry on conversations over the phone and in person.
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