Accountant II

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleAccountant II
DepartmentHousing Authority
Period to Apply07/19/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorHousing Finance Team Leader
Pay Rate$39,441-$59,161 (Salary)
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusExempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direction of the Housing Finance Team Leader analyzes financial information, prepares financial reports, and processes AP/AR/payroll for Housing (“OOHA”) and Tsigo bugeh Village (“TBV”) in accordance with policies and procedures and within the established Generally Accepted Accounted Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Housing Finance Team Leader
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
No supervision exercised.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Assist Develops and manages payables, payroll, property, personnel records.
• Processes accounts payable for OOHA and TBV.
• Reviews and/or prepares Requests for Payment Vouchers for proper account numbers; verifies with Controller availability of funds utilizing current program budgets.
• Processes 1099s as required.
• Performs monthly reconciliation of homebuyer and tenant A/R accounts for OOHA & TBV, including reviewing for accuracy.
• Enters cash deposits in general ledger for Housing Authority and Tsigo Bugeh Village. Verifies daily deposits as requested.
• Responsible for payroll functions for Housing Authority and Tsigo Bugeh Village, including filing payroll tax reports timely and accurately.
• Maintains knowledge of current payroll requirements.
• Maintains employee files according to appropriate HR requirements.
• Issues annual employee W2 statements.
• Reconciles payroll and A/P related general ledger accounts, at least quarterly.
• Prepares expense reports and project summaries as requested.
• May assist with bank reconciliations, as needed.
• Assists with annual audits
• Attends meetings and trainings as required.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and fund accounting, finance, and business administration.
• Knowledge of the standards, policies, practices, and procedures of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards.
• Knowledge of the development, preparation, and control of budgets.
• Knowledge of managerial and statistical analysis techniques and reporting procedures.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to be persuasive and tactful in controversial situations.
• Ability to strive for excellence and continually seek improvement in results.
• Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in budget preparation and administration.
• Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports and presenting to the BOC and Tribal Council.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit or stand.
Work Environment:
Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Tight time constraints and multiple demands are common. Travel will be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field plus three years’ experience in accounting, preferably in a tribal governmental and Indian Housing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
lydell.lewis@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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