Accounts Payable Technician (Regular, full time)

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Program: 
Wind River Family and Community Healthcare
Wage/Salary: 
Negotiable
Opening: 
Januaury 17, 2019
Closing: 
Open Until Filled

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:45pm with some variation

Summary:

Responsible for properly performing all financial activities related to Accounts Payable, in accordance with established policies, procedures and controls. This position will also be responsible for providing leadership to assigned staff, ensuring effective internal and external communications, exercising appropriate judgment and decision making skills, and ensuring that all department and staff activities are monitored and performed as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations and procedures as they relate to purchasing and accounts payable.
Review reports, anticipate problems, and ensure accurate reading of transactions submitted to financial systems.
Prepare accurate and complete financial reports from accounting records.
Continually review and monitor the activities of the accounts payable department for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to policy; then prepare financial report consisting of payments on or before due dates for payment. This includes proper computation of accurate entry of transactions into the accounting systems; invoice amounts, purchase order numbers, verification, and other pertinent data such as due date, discounts available, vendor status changes, etc.
Responsible for updating, maintaining invoice files and records retention.
Formulate, recommend and implement changes to work assignments, methods, department policy or procedures to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency to ensure integrity of the accounts payable system
Analyze, resolve and answer complex or difficult problems associated with the accounts payable function, including vendor relationships.
Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations governing payment to vendors including companies or consultants.
Represent the accounts payable function to outside agencies or groups, acts as primary contact for questions, audits or other purposes.
Ensure that vendors are maintained and updated regularly: ensure all vendors have a completed W-9 on file prior to payment, address changes, etc.
Official 1099 issuance to vendors, the Internal Revenue Service, and an organized record is kept and maintained internally will be completed by the accounts payable team: each member will be responsible for ensuring accurate information including complete vendor information, taxable payments are included, and that any void or unpaid checks will be accounted for prior to issuing the official 1099 form. Will pay invoices against purchase orders.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience or progressively more responsible accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.
Advanced knowledge of governmental accounting and business accounting and auditing standards and practices.
Knowledge of Native American Culture and experience with Tribal Government issues strongly preferred.
Knowledge of MIP Accounting Software preferred
Above average understanding of process flow and procedures
Able to demonstrate good planning, organizing, and coordinating skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
Excellent communication and report writing skills
Able to work effectively under time pressure constraints
Have a proven ability to handle personal and confidential information in a professional manner
Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays if necessary
Must be bondable

How to Apply
Complete Northern Arapaho Tribal Application form and submit to the N.A.T. Human Resources located at the Tribal Complex Building, 533 Ethete Rd, Ethete, WY, or at WRFCHC Human Resources Department 511 N. 12th E., Riverton, Wyoming.

Applications can also be obtained and submitted on our website at www.northernarapaho.com , or www.windrivercares.com. For more information call 307-463-4488.