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P.O. Box 1310
14 Great Plains Road
Arapahoe, WY 82510
(307) 856-9281

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8-5

Salary: Negotiable
Opening Date: April 6, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled

Responsible for properly performing all financial activities related to Accounts Payable/Receivable, in accordance with established policies, procedures and controls. This position will also be responsible for providing leadership to assigned staff, ensuring effective internal and external communications, exercising appropriate judgment and decision making skills, and ensuring that all department and staff activities are monitored and performed as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations and procedures as they relate to purchasing and accounts payable/receivable.
Review reports, anticipate problems, and ensure accurate reading of transactions submitted to financial systems.
Prepare accurate and complete financial reports from accounting records.
Continually review and monitor the activities of the accounts department for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to policy; then prepare financial report consisting of payments on or before due dates for payment. This includes proper computation of accurate entry of transactions into the accounting systems; invoice amounts, purchase order numbers, verification, and other pertinent data such as due date, discounts available, vendor status changes, etc.
Responsible for updating, maintaining invoice files and records retention.
Formulate, recommend and implement changes to work assignments, methods, department policy or procedures to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency to ensure integrity of the accounts payable system
Analyze, resolve and answer complex or difficult problems associated with the accounts payable/receivable functions, including vendor relationships.
Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations governing payment to vendors including companies or consultants.
Represent the accounts payable/receivable function to outside agencies or groups, acts as primary contact for questions, audits or other purposes.
Ensure that vendors are maintained and updated regularly: ensure all vendors have a completed W-9 on file prior to payment, address changes, etc.
Official 1099 issuance to vendors, the Internal Revenue Service, and an organized record is kept and maintained internally will be completed by the accounts payable team: each member will be responsible for ensuring accurate information including complete vendor information, taxable payments are included, and that any void or unpaid checks will be accounted for prior to issuing the official 1099 form.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field.
A minimum of three (3) years experience or progressively more responsible accounting and supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.
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.
Knowledge of MIP Accounting Software preferred
Above average understanding of process flow and procedures
Able to demonstrate good planning, organizing, and coordinating skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
Excellent communication and report writing skills
Able to work effectively under time pressure constraints
Have a proven ability to handle personal and confidential information in a professional manner
Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays if necessary
Must be bondable

How to Apply.

Complete Northern Arapaho Tribal Application form and submit to the N.A.T. Human Resources: P.O. Box 396, Ft. Washakie, WY 82514 or submit in person to Human Resources located at the Tribal Complex Building, 533 Ethete Rd, Ethete, WY, or Human Resources at 511 North 12th Street East Riverton, Wy.
Applications can also be obtained on our website at, or For more information call 307-332-2499. Fax to: 307-335-3596. Indian preference applies