Employment Opportunities

Staff Accountant IV

This position is currently open.
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Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Absentee Shawnee Tribe / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
General Description
This position is responsible for diversified accounting duties in reconciling of the Tribe’s general ledger including credit card reconciliation, travel reconciliation, and tracking/recording capital/fixed assets.  This position is also the backup for payroll.  This position reports to the Controller and is required to work independently.
  • Enter, maintain and update Tribe’s capital/fixed asset database for completeness and accuracy
  • Reconcile credit cards & travel monthly
  • Prepare and enter monthly Indirect Cost Expenses and Revenues for both AST and LSWN, including but not limited to the General Fund, I.H.S., and B.I.A.
  • Review and post all payroll payments to vendors  
  • Responsible for reviewing and entering all bi-weekly cash disbursements pertaining to payroll taxes and quarterly tax reporting
  • Prepare, perform and record transfers between bank accounts for LSWN and AST payroll every pay period
  • Clear due to/due from and normal trial balances on a monthly basis, including transfers and recording
  • Analyze entries and prepare various Journal Entries for AST and LSWN, as needed
  • Calculate and pay monthly Tribal Taxes due from Gift Shop
  • Maintain, invoice and reconcile Accounts Receivable accounts
  • Maintain and Invoice for rental properties
  • Track and Invoice Regulatory Fees
  • Responsible for payroll & leave accruals at year end
  • Tracking and record Quarterly stock payments and annual Management fees due
  • Participate in surprise departmental audits
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements
  • Assist with reconciling monthly tax collections
  • Ensure the GL is clean & ready for the annual audit at year end
  • Gather necessary documents, assist and prepares audit schedules for Annual Audits
  • Back up Assistant Controller with various general duties to alleviate work load when necessary
  • Back up Payroll Specialist in Processing Payroll, Payment of Payroll Taxes, Garnishments, and Vendors, as well as general payroll questions
  • Maintains professional working relationship with officials from various financial institutions
  • Review processes and seek new ways to improve efficiency
  • Perform all other duties as the supervisor may, from time to time, deemed necessary
Education Requirements
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business. Accounting preferred
  • Minimum 3 year experience in Tribal or Governmental accounting experience
  • Excellent computer skills required especially in Excel and Word
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Native American Preference/EOE/ Drug Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
1 month 2 weeks ago