Accounting Assistant I, II or III

Recruiter
Cherokee Nation
Location
Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
Salary
USD 15.81 per hour
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Ref
2020-18202
Job Summary

Assists in the preparation of reports and analytical review of documentation processed for compliance with both federal laws and regulations and Cherokee Nation (CN) policies and procedures while making sure deadlines are met.

Job Duties

Assists in preparation of internal/external reports. Maintains data integrity for assigned aspects of the financial system. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of information. Plans duties in accordance with set deadline requirements. Assists in training Account Clerks. Validates information on the financial system to ensure that it is accurate and up-to-date. Assists in the disbursement of checks and providing information to authorized personnel as to payment status as requested. Collects, verifies and ascertains the validity of documents for compliance with both Federal laws and regulations and CN policies and procedures used in processes. Gains thorough knowledge of accounting processes and makes suggestions for improvements, when appropriate. Assists with internal and external inquiries. Assists with the information required for programmatic and annual audit. Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

Qualifications

Accounting Assistant I - AN1, min. $15.15

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT

Associate's degree from 2-year college or technical school in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; or two (2) years (60 credit hours) of coursework from 4-year college or university; or three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

At least five (5) years of related experience in a related field.

Accounting Assistant II - AN2, min. $15.81

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT

Associate's degree from 2-year college or technical school in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; or two (2) years (60 credit hours) of coursework from 4-year college or university; or three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

At least six (6) years of related experience in a related field.

Accounting Assistant III - AN3, min. $16.51

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT

Associate's degree from 2-year college or technical school in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; or two (2) years (60 credit hours) of coursework from 4-year college or university; or three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

At least fifteen (15) years of related experience in a related field.

COMPUTER SKILLS

An individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Must have advanced computer and data input skills as well as a 10-key calculator by touch ability. Must possess analytical skills. Must also be knowledgeable in bookkeeping and have the ability to perform transactional analysis and research.

Employee must not be and will not be under sanction by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) or by the General Services Administration (GSA) or listed on the OIG's Cumulative Sanction Report, or the GSA's List of Excluded Providers; or listed on the OIG's List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE).