Accounting Assistant I or II

Company Name:
Cherokee Nation
Assists in the preparation of reports, analytical review of documentation processed for compliance with both federal and Cherokee Nation (CN) policy and overseeing areas assigned making sure deadlines are met, ensuring confidentiality.
Assists in preparation of internal/external reports. Maintains data integrity for assigned aspects of the financial system. Reviews and verifies 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 disbursement of checks and providing information to authorized personnel as to payment status as requested. Collects, verifies and ascertains validity of documents for compliance with both Federal and CN Policy used in processes. Gains thorough knowledge of accounting processes and makes suggestions for improvements, when appropriate. Assists with internal and external inquiries. Assists with information required for programmatic and annual audit. Other duties may be assigned.
This is a lead position.
Associate's degree from 2-year college or technical school; or two years (60 credit hours) coursework from 4-year college or university; or three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Field of study must be Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related subject.
At least five (5) years related experience in a related field.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
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.
Must have advanced computer and data input skills as well as 10 key calculator by touch ability. Must possess analytical skills along with ability to supervise.
Must be knowledgeable in bookkeeping and have the ability to perform transactional analysis and research.
Accounting Assistant I or II
Date: 2014-09-18
Country: US
State: OK
City: Tahlequah
Postal Code: 74465
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

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