Staff Account II

Position Summary:
Performs general accounting duties for all federal, state, and privately funded programs as assigned. Works with other accounting staff to conduct daily functions of the department. Processes accounts payable and billing, as needed. Staff in the accounting department are responsible for internal accounting controls – ensuring financial amounts, line items, dates and math are accurate; costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable. It is a primary function of the accountant to ensure accuracy of work prior to and after posting in the accounting software. Daily attendance is an essential function of this position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Establish and maintain accurate and updated program files for assigned grants.

·         Read and/or review notice of award, agreement, or contract to know financial requirements of assigned grants.

·         Ensure programs are set up in accounting software; including financial statement format if needed.

·         Effectively communicate with program managers about program needs and/or requirements.

·         Review monthly, financial statements for assigned grants, and share with program managers.

·         Review and enter budgets for assigned grants.

·         Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reporting as required by funders for assigned grants.

·         Responsible for drawdowns and invoicing of assigned grants.

·         Vouchers and Invoices – review and sign off for assigned grants.

·         Weekly check runs; including direct deposits and monthly credit card payments.

·         Record and/or setup accounts receivables, cash disbursements, and journal entries as needed.

·         Assist accounting assistant with duties when needed.

·         Assist with audits and tax filings – including backup paperwork and research.

·         Walk-in questions from all staff, accounting or payroll related, including necessary research.

·         Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Prepare and process Central Service Billings.

·         Payroll – Reviewing and approving.

·         Monthly, balance and/or reconcile liability accounts for benefits.

·         Engages in networking activities to ensure awareness of services available.

·         Attend all training and meetings as scheduled.

·         Seeks and attends additional training, conferences, or seminars as need to stay current on job related subject matters.

This is an exempt full-time position working at the main office in Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin. The wage for this position is up to $28.00 per hour (dependent on skills, experience, & education) with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay, Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401(k) Retirement Plan. Work is performed mainly in an office environment with minimal exposure to injury.  Occasional travel to other sites to attend training may be required. Position requires bending and lifting 30 pounds.  Regularly scheduled work hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30pm and will usually average 40-45 hours a week. There will be some variation in work hours due to special projects, deadlines, and other concerns. Background check and drug screen are required before employment.


An equivalent combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Required: Associate degree in Accounting or Business and two – five years of experience working in a computerized accounting office. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business. Prior experience within mid to large size organization and/or non-profit agencies. Must be bondable. Experience with a Native American Tribal organization. Individual must possess: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people. Individual must be able to follow routine instructions and apply logic in the solving of various computer related issues. Must be able to perform basic, intermediate, and advanced math functions. Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be an effective and cooperative team player.

***Great Lakes Inter Tribal Council does not respond to phone calls nor emails inquiries regarding the status of your application. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer applying Native American Preference as defined in Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 44-66 and 47, and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 472-7207

Open Until Filled

About Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council office

Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin.  We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs serve a range of functions from Children to Elders. Our Mission is: To Enhance the quality of life for all Native People.