Maniilaq Association Relief Senior Accounting Technician I/II in Kotzebue, Alaska

POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Review applicable accounting reports and accounts payable register to ensure accuracy. This position also requires in-depth knowledge of the financial authorization process described in the Association s various Policies and Procedures. Work with Senior Grants Accountant to insure that all preliminary grant expenses are allocated by General Journal Entries. Do quarterly Grant Reports to Federal and State Agencies. Assist and monitor Accounting Technicians, help if needed with an emphasis on Payroll reporting and reconciling of taxes. This position requires knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and its application to accounting practices, or ability to learn such accounting principles. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assist Senior Accountant in preparing the periodic grant report for the appropriate grant authorities and distribute monthly budget reports to the program managers. 2. Responsible to maintain and organize Department overall JV transactions. 3. Work closely with Senior Accountant in maintaining the accounting system. 4. Arrange or coordinate problem solutions related to the misinterpretation or misapplication of Policies and Procedures from various program Managers and Directors. 5. Train or assist all Accounting Techs to build up their work experience. 6. Assist accounting staff to prepare and organize pre-audit in accordance with annual audit requirements 7. Lead accounting program to prepare and organize program file system in accordance with annual audit requirements. 7. Perform any duties assigned by CFO or Senior Accountant. 8. Exercises limited supervisory duties when specifically delegated by CFO or Senior Accountant. 9. Process Year- end 1099, make sure that all necessary year end updates have been installed and submit to vendors and IRS. 10. Verify Invoice entries of co-workers in the system i.e. Account Codes and Speed Keys are correct. 11. Verify bank Deposit entries and post them to system 12. Directly report to Chief Financial Officer. Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.