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Accounting Technician job vacancy in Alaska Energy Authority – Jobs in Anchorage, AK 99503

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Company Name :
Alaska Energy Authority
Company Location :
Anchorage, AK 99503
Job Position :
Accounting Technician
Job Category :
Jobs in Anchorage, AK 99503

Job Description :
Looking for a new challenge? Interested in joining a team with the goal of encouraging economic growth, increasing job opportunities in Alaska, and providing energy solutions to meet the unique needs and opportunities of Alaska’s communities? Then check out the details for our Accounting Technician position with the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA).
Our Accounting Technician provides the timely processing of accounts payables invoices for payment and acts as a lead accounts payable staff member. This position may be required to provide accounts payable assistance to other staff members and provide project accounting support to management.
We’re looking for someone who has an Associate’s Degree in accounting OR two years of experience in accounts payable systems or a related field required.
For more information, or to apply online, visit AEA’s website at application and/or resume to Human Resources, AIDEA, 813 W. Northern Lights Blvd.,Anchorage, AK 99503, by fax to (907) 771-3946.
AIDEA/AEA are EEO/ADA employers. Individuals requiring accommodations should call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-3412 (TTY).
Essential Functions:
Receives all incoming invoices and performs a weekly reconciliation of the tracking log to ensure timely payment. Acts as a backup for logging invoices into the accounting system.
Reads and reviews AEA and/or AIDEA project invoices for accuracy. Verifies charges are properly supported and investigates any discrepancies. Checks the invoiced amount against the open encumbrance in the accounting system to verify funds are available under the contract. Reviews invoices for contractor’s/vendor’s compliance with contract terms and conditions. If contract funds are depleted, contacts the contract project manager and procurement officer for contract change orders or additions. If other variations exist within the invoice, contacts the project manager or contractor to resolve problems, adjusts invoices accordingly. Obtains the necessary invoice approvals for payment. Codes invoices and inputs to the accounting system for payment.
Processes encumbrance documents (procurement requests). Verifies the accuracy of financial coding on purchase documents; prepares input documents to encumber contractual obligations on the accounting system; inputs encumbrance information to the accounting system; and forwards encumbrance documents to the supervisor for approval and posting.
Collects support documents and prepares journal entries to record the related project expenses and revenues for procurement and travel credit card transactions. This includes verifying project budget availability and requires a working knowledge of fund and appropriation accounting, in order to accurately code the procurement and travel credit card transactions. Also prepares journal entries required to record grantee match and advances.
Prepares weekly EFT and check payment batches for upload to the bank. Prints checks for mailing and attaches copy to the invoices for filing.
Provides administrative support for AEA and/or AIDEA. These duties are coordinated through the Executive Assistant.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements and Potential Hazards:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and stand; use hands or fingers; handle or feel; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and lift up to 25 pounds. This position frequently requires reading and communication through speech and writing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Technology, Equipment, Systems, and Tools:
Requires intermediate skills in word processing, database software, and spreadsheets. Requires basic skills with email and general office equipment.
Critical Knowledge, Skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of standard accounting procedures, office procedures, and cost reimbursement agreements.
Skills in Navision or other enterprise database system, Excel, Word, Outlook, and performing arithmetic/mathematic calculations.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with project managers, contractors/vendors, bank personnel, supervisors, and other in-house personnel.
Ability to work cooperatively with other personnel. Ability to adapt to different methods and computer programs.
Ability to learn and apply new accounting systems, policies, procedures, methods, and techniques.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Monday to Friday
Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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