Under the supervision of the Business Entities Controller, incumbent will be primarily responsible to perform all daily general accounting duties including the processing of payroll and procurement related transactions.
• Process for payment payroll, employee benefit and 401K transactions accurately and in a timely manner in compliance with the Department of Labor and Taos Pueblo policies.
• Process for payment purchase orders, invoices, loans, statements, vouchers, and/or other check requests.
• Responsible for accounts receivable billing and reconciliation.
• Maintain an accurate reconciliation of all employee benefit billings and payroll deductions.
• Deposit and record to the general ledger all funds received accurately and in a timely manner.
• Process and reconcile all travel authorizations including registration, hotel, flight and advances.
• Draft and maintain standard forms including accounting, human resources, general office and Tribal Council resolutions.
• Maintain all accounting files in compliance with record retention guidelines in a simple auditable form including W-4 and W-9 maintenance.
• May be requested to perform other duties as assigned by Business Entities Controller.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Associates degree in accounting preferred.
• Two or more years of progressive accounting or business administration experience.
• Knowledge of standard accounting principles, methods and applications.
• Ability to effectively communicate compliance information, policies and/or procedures in a manner that is professional and easily understood.
• Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience
• Spreadsheet and Word Processing software skills to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, comparisons, impacts and/or projections.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
• Integrity / Honesty
Incumbent must operate in an ethical manner including following all Taos Pueblo policies and procedures relating to cash transactions, handling, tracking, and proper behavior between staff and Tribal Government. Incumbent must conduct oneself above the appearance of doing something wrong.
• Tribal Government Orientation
Incumbent must be able to develop a clear understanding of Tribal Government needs and goals while maintaining clear communication with Tribal Government regarding meeting their expectations. Must follow though and respond to Tribal Government requests and inform them of action taken in a courteous, professional manner.
• Goal and Task Management
Incumbent needs to be able to plan, prioritize, set goals, establish standards, coordinate tasks, show concern for deadlines, and track progress with respect to personal performance.
Incumbent must be competent in working effectively with Tribal Government, Tribal Members and other Taos Pueblo entities to resolve common issues or problems as well as listening to and seeking others’ perspective on how to complete assignments. Incumbent keeps CFO and Tribal Government informed and up-to-date on tasks, progress, or projects.
• Team Leadership
Incumbent must effectively manage and guide group efforts by providing an appropriate level of feedback to both individuals and groups regarding their performance and progress.
• Collect and Organize Information
Incumbent needs to be able to identify, systematically collect, and organize information for use by self or others in an organization.
• Arithmetic & Mathematical Reasoning
Incumbent must use and apply mathematical techniques, processes, and concepts to understand and solve problems. Incumbent must be able to apply an understanding of mathematics, either explicitly or implicitly, to perform basic computations, apply mathematical processes or utilize tools, analyze problems, identify or specify patterns and draw conclusions.
The physical demands describe 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.
• The employee is regularly required to sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and regularly required to speak and hear.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Work is regularly performed in an office setting with a low noise level. Evening and/or weekend work may be required.