Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-034
Rate of Pay $11.50 - $14.50 PER HOUR
Opening Date JANUARY 5, 2018
Closing Date JANUARY 19, 2018


Provide professional customer service at Accounting front desk to employees, Tribal members & public, while maintaining confidentiality.  Issue purchase orders & voucher requests to Tribal programs for purchasing.  Disburse payroll & accounts payable checks.  Process cash receipts and credit card payments to Tribe.  Process emergency invoices to Accounts Payable system for payment.  Assist with other accounting processes including marking invoices paid & scanning to filing system.


  • Provide professional customer service at Accounting front desk.
  • Issue purchase orders and voucher requests to Tribal programs.
  • Maintain a purchase order / voucher request log.
  • Obtain mail from Accounting box daily.  Open mail & date stamp front of each piece.
  • Print emailed invoices.  Along with regular mail invoices, determine applicable program from PO and file in that program’s folder for payment approval.
  • Receive incoming mailed checks from the Tribal front lobby desk.  Sign for the checks and issue receipts.  Distribute receipt copies (White to bookkeeper, Yellow with funds for bank deposit, & Pink with receipt book).
  • Process cash receipts to public while they are at the counter.  Obtain information to apply payment to correct individual & GL account, and provide them a receipt (White copy).
  • Process debit & credit card payments from public as cash receipts.
  • Maintain log of all court-related receipts and email weekly to court administrator.
  • Help individuals who come in to pick up checks for accounts payable & payroll, ensure given to the correct person or authorized substitute, have them sign the check register.
  • Lock checks in the accounting safe and close safe room door each night.
  • Enter invoices for emergencies and HHS medical into AP system for payment.
  • Mark invoices “Paid” including check number & date.
  • File source documents by vendor in scanning system or other files as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Good customer service skills are critical, whether in person, phone or email.
  • A positive work attitude and desire to solve problems in a helpful manner.
  • Honesty is crucial, must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of information.
  • A good work ethic and dependability are a must.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations.
  • Computer experience required, including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook email.
  • Experience with office equipment: calculator, copier, fax machine, office phone systems.
  • Familiarity with basic office environment protocols and expectations.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others and be customer service oriented.              


  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Higher education preferred, college courses or AA degree in accounting or business.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software: Outlook email, Excel, Word.
  • Basic understanding of accounting concepts preferred.
  • Experience in accounting or bookkeeping preferred, including accounts payable.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Must submit a completed STOI Application, Professional resume, and proof of education and/or experience for consideration.

 Applications Are Available at the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department or can be downloaded at

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

Fax (509) 458-6556

E-mail: or

***All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No Later Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date***

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation