Accounting Technician

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 weeks ago

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Ukpeavik Iupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and one of Alaska's top ten companies. We employ over 3500 people generating $400 million in revenues across the United States and the world. As a proud Alaska Native Corporation,our success brings tremendous growth and benefits to our 3,000 Iupiaq shareholders. UIC's diversified commercial and government services business lines include technical and professional services, engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, architecture, marine,regulatory consulting, construction, and operations supporting the community of Barrow. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a company with strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment. Our pay and benefitsare competitive, and we differentiate UIC as an employer by investing in our employees' professional development.

JOB SUMMARY

Prepare, verify and process A/P and A/R invoices and to assist the accounting department with accounting activities and/or other duties as assigned.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review inbox for invoices or other A/P or A/R related documents, determine course of action: payment process, seek authorization (coding) or distribute to appropriate accounting personnel, electronic depositing of checks, inputting batches into accountingsystem.

  • Daily check the MS Outlook email for invoices, past due statements or other A/P or A/R related documents for payment processing.

  • Input and verify accounting codes with numerical accuracy on invoices against the Chart of accounts.

  • Seek approval of properly coded invoices from designated authority for batch processing.

  • Process approved A/P invoices for payment to appropriate vendor; and mail out.

  • Process approved A/R deposits to appropriate customer.

  • Process voided or canceled checks made in error, lost or returned; document and file. Reissue of a new check may be processed per guidelines. Input adjustment/corrective entry in accounts.

  • Maintain and create A/P and A/R files: vendors/customers (alphabetically), documents (numerically) and audits/reports (cycles); compile, sort and copy documents.

  • Transmit A/P and A/R transactions or documents to personnel and vendors via operating faxes, email, mail or computer/accounting software programs.

  • Assist and coordinate monthly reconciliation of A/P and A/R transactions to the statement of accounts and agings.

  • Print "AP Edit Reports" or other "AP Report Options" for GL transaction review of accounts upon request; and file.

  • Assist with A/P and A/R audit preparations annually; or upon request.

  • Provide advice/consultation on A/P and A/R issues to UIC/subsidiary personnel and vendors.

  • Interface with banking partner treasury management group to keep accounts up to date.

  • Interface with credit card programs to ensure transactions are recorded and documented.

  • Other duties as assigned.

RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook programs

  • Exhibits good communication skills in writing, verbally and on the phone

  • Exhibits good 10 key skills

  • Knowledgeable of accounting principles

  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required

  • Ability to maintain the highest confidentiality of all Corporate information

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • AA/S degree.

  • 2-5 years of related accounting experience required

  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Dynamics SL accounting system preferred but not required

Skills:
Mathematical, reading, comprehension, time management, active listening/learning, critical thinking, learning strategies, social perceptiveness, writing and speaking.

Knowledge:
Clerical, mathematics, English language, economics and accounting, computers & electronics, customer and personal service; local, state and federal law requirements, company policies. MS Office, SL Dynamics, Computer/Office equipment, 10-key calculator

Abilities: Near vision, mathematical reasoning, problem sensitivity, deductive/inductive reasoning, information ordering, oral/written comprehension, oral/written expression and speech clarity. Ability to pass a NON-DOT pre-employment drug screening, and mustfollow all NON-DOT Drug and Alcohol testing program requirements.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have accessto the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosureis (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Accounting Technician

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation