Position Description

Accounting Technician I
Work Location Juneau, AK
Clearance Requirements
Goldbelt Company Corporate
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Title:  Accounting Technician I

Department:  Goldbelt, Incorporated               

Category:  Regular Full Time                            FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Salary/Grade Level:  DOE                              Date Approved:  12/2018

Reports to (Supervises/Liaison):  Director of Finance & Accounting

 

SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Director of Finance and Accounting, performs a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in one or more of the following areas:  general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or related financial area in various areas of the company. 

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Reviews invoices; gathers and sorts documents and related information; manually assigns GL codes.

  • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payments.

  • Verifies statement accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.

  • Creates files with all invoices and expense accounts to which transactions will be posted; ensures accounts payable invoices are properly coded for accurate account posting.

  • Maintains vendor invoice files and records; computer files; and integrity of database(s).

  • Issues and maintains vendor information for year end 1099 reporting.

  • Processes timely and accurate billing

  • Collects on unpaid invoices and expedites cash receipts.

  • Deposits and records monthly cash receipts.

  • Provides general accounting support as assigned, including Accounts Payable (A/P) and general ledger (G/L) journal entries.Provides higher level Accounting Technicians (A/R and G/L) the necessary documentation for invoice copies when charged to an investment or receivable account G/L code.

  • Assists with special projects, the maintenance of corporate accounting records and filing system; and maintenance of database(s) and backup integrity.

  • Performs other related duties as requested.

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability and skill in use of 10-Key calculator, data entry and general business machines; accuracy and speed are required.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite, including word, excel, outlook, power point, internet

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain records and files

  • Knowledge of business practices, correspondence and typing.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles.

  • Knowledge and ability of accounting software systems

  • Ability to comprehend and correctly follow and apply oral and written instructions, procedures, and guidelines

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including copy machines, fax machines, and calculators

  • Ability to prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and work accurately under stress or with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to locate and compile information, data, or facts from various sources

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and organize accounting data

  • Must have a clear working knowledge of company policies and practices

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work as a member of a team

     

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education and experience)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, AND
  • Two (2) years of administrative experience, AND
  • Two (2) years of accounting/bookkeeping experience, AND
  • Demonstrated experience with accounting software systems; OR
  • Equivalent combination of education & experience to successfully perform the job
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education and experience)

  • Associate of Arts degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping

  • Experience with Sage-Pro

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  The office is a non-smoking facility with designated outside-smoking areas.

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