Under the direction of the Payables Director, the Payables Specialist is responsible for performing administrative and clerical accounts payable tasks and functions to maintain compliance with the Tribe’s policies and procedures. The Specialist must also provide high quality customer service to both internal and external groups.
Graduation from a high school or equivalent and two (2) years of related accounts payable experience.
Knowledge of: General office principles and practices. Software applications relative to the position assignment. Proper English grammar, usage and spelling. Word processing and spreadsheet applications. Basic accounting and mathematics.
Skill in: Keyboarding (speed required may vary according to position assignment). Communications (oral and written). Interpersonal and human relations. Problem-solving. Effective customer service ¾ in person and via telephone (discretion, patience, etiquette, professionalism). Using 10-key machine by touch. Numerical analysis. The operation of a variety of office equipment, such as fax machine and copier. Following oral and written instructions. Adapting to frequent interruptions and changes in workload demand. Maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive matters. Following through on assignments. Acquiring knowledge of specialized terminology relevant to position assignment. Taking initiative. Conducting research for a specific work assignment.
Continuously uses vision. Frequently sits for long periods of time. Frequently talks and listens. Manual dexterity for computer work and routine paperwork. Occasionally walks and reaches with hands and arms. Occasionally lifts up to 25 lbs.