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14 Great Plains Road
Arapahoe, WY 82510
(307) 856-9281

P.O. Box 1310
Riverton, WY 82501

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8-5

Salary: Negotiable

Opening Date: October 21, 2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The payroll clerk will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of payroll, the benefits records administration, management reports, reconciliation of payroll data to the General Ledger, monthly, quarterly and year end payroll tax reporting, ensuring compliance with tax and labor regulations, and the Northern Arapaho Tribe policies and procedures. Performs duties and responsibilities under the supervision of the Administrative offices for the Wind River Family and Community Health Care.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

Participates in the preparation and maintenance of all payroll and disbursement records. reports and files in the processing and issuance of payroll.

Must have the ability to apply laws, policies and contract provisions pertaining to payroll procedures.

Must have knowledge of the payroll system, basic knowledge of payroll rules and regulations, principles, methods and practices of financial record keeping and employment contracts, Federal and State laws, and departmental policies and procedures relative to salary administration.

Analyze complex financial data and prepare accurate records and reports.

Perform calculations and post payroll deductions, reductions and payments rapidly and accurately.

Maintains a payroll related account through specified cycles meetings required deadlines.

Maintains controls for balancing of State taxes, if applicable, Federal taxes, and W-2’s in ensure correct year-end reports; submit final transmittals for both State and Federal information on or before deadlines.

Perform payroll related duties under the stress of strict deadlines.

Proofread and reconcile all payroll-related accounting records to check for arithmetical accuracy, completeness and compliance of regulations.

Calculate earning of employees, including regular and overtime hours.

Calculate deductions, such as income tax withholding, social security and insurance.

Enter and track leave hours for employees.

Correct any problems in employees checks, and/or explain calculations in a professional manner, and analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Establishes and maintains accurate confidential records and files, and communicates effectively both verbally and in the written form.

Other duties as assigned.



Must have High School Diploma or GED.

Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field, or a minimum of three years experience managing or using a computerized high volume and diverse payroll, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with MIP software preferred.

Advanced knowledge of governmental accounting and business accounting and auditing standards and practices.

Knowledge of Native American culture and experience with Tribal Government issues strongly preferred.

Above average understanding of process flow and procedures. Ability to demonstrate good planning, organizing and coordinating skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. Excellent communication and report writing skills.

Able to work effectively under time pressure and constraints.

Must be bondable.


Personal Attributes:

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentially and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.


How to apply:

Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program. Applications can be mailed to Northern Arapaho Human Resources, P.O. Box 396, Fort Washakie, WY 82514. Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY., or dropped off at the 12th Street Medical Building in Riverton, WY. Native preference applies.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Careers page of our website.

You can also fill out an application online at

For more information please call 307-335-3964/3970, or 307-463-4473.

Fax Number: 307-335-3596.

WRFCHC HR Manager Kevin Blankenship can also be reached at