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Accounts Payable Technician II - listed November 22, 2017


Calista Corporation
Anchorage, AK


Norilyn Delara

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Technician II, under direct supervision, prepares and pays vendor invoices for Calista Corporation and its subsidiaries.

• Receive and prepare invoices for payment.
• Code invoices to proper company, prepare for data entry
• Review invoices for terms to ensure accuracy, and direct to applicable manager for approval.
• Collect approved invoices and process timely to avoid late penalties.
• Run applicable reports from Deltek to review for accuracy and route for supervisor to post.
• Run a pre-payment report to review for accuracy.
• Prepare tax deposits, book transfers, and ACH vouchers.
• Maintain A/P filing.
• Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

• Knowledge of accounts payable and invoicing processes and terminology
• Ability to perform tasks related to payable processing.
• Ability to process a high volume of data with accuracy and meet various deadlines.
• Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, fair credit practices and collection regulations.
• Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
• Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods.
• Proficient with standard business computers and application.
• Advanced knowledge and skills in computerized accounting systems and knowledge of company-specific software.
• Ability to type 45 wpm and 10-key by touch.
• Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts, and make decisions based on available information.
• Ability to use good judgment and discretion.
• Ability to handle stressful situations and effectively plan and organize duties to meet deadlines.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work with concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail.

• High School diploma or equivalent required.
• Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field, or Accounting certificate/education from a vocational or technical school; and,
• Minimum of three years’ accounts payable experience and/or training; or
• Equivalent combination of education and accounting/accounts payable experience.
• Working knowledge of government contracts preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required.
• Deltek Costpoint or other integrated software experience preferred.
• Ability to pass a drug, background, and credit check.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The Accounting Department is a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment requiring regular attendance. Work may require occasional overtime.

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

FREQUENT: Sitting, Standing, Talking, Lifting (10lbs or less), Carrying (10lbs or less), Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot)

FREQUENT: Distance vision
CONTINOUS: Close vision, Color vision, Ability to adjust focus

FREQUENT: Thinking analytically, Communication (verbal/written)
CONTINOUS: Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Discriminating colors, Remember details, Making decisions, Adjusting to changes, Examining/Observing Details

FREQUENT: Working with others, Working alone

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, Calista’s policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, Calista’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Calista’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

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