Job Title: Accounts Payable Technician
Reports To: Dean of Finance
Status: Full-time/ Regular/ Non-exempt
Salary: $19.00 an hour
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for accounts payable work under the supervision of the Dean of Finance. Will handle many aspects around accounts receivable and payable, invoices, purchasing and various monthly reconciliations. The technician will support the T-So:son (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.
- Receives and processes a variety of payments, invoices, fees, purchase orders, and other related information, which may include: obtaining approvals, preparing billings, calculating and processing fees, recording payments, filing and posting checks, and performing other related duties;
- Reconciles, balances, updates, and maintains accounts payable, accounts receivable, and/or related accounts; Prepares journal entries;
- Maintain vendor databases and ensures accurate and compliant processing.; maintains related databases;
- Performs duties related to specialized system maintenance and account management; may assist with system and account audits as necessary;
- Processes Financial Aid disbursements;
- Process 1099 forms at year end;
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Associate's degree or two-year technical certificate in accounting, finance, or related field; and/or two to three years of general accounting experience.
Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:
- Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish.
- Knowledge and understanding in the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.
- Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past year.
- Must be able to successfully pass a background check.
- Accounting principles and practices;
- Mathematical principles;
- Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment;
- Filing and recordkeeping practices;
- Computers and related software applications;
- Applicable technical systems;
- Customer service principles;
- Database and query development processes.
- Ability to meet deadlines;
- Maintaining data integrity and confidentiality;
- Maintaining records;
- Preparing and entering journal entries;
- Preparing business correspondence;
- Operating modern office equipment;
- Assembling and organizing data and information;
- Maintaining applicable systems;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.