Accounting Technician
Chickasaw Nation Industries

St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Banking

Job Info

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Accounting Technician facilitates and supports accounting in support of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development (RD) Programs. Maintains journals or subsidiary ledgers on an accounting system and balances and reconciles accounts. Typical duties include: reviewing invoices and statements verifying information, ensuring sufficient funds have been obligated, and if questionable, resolving with the submitting unit; and analysis and reconciliation of computer print outs with operating unit reports.

*Please note, that this position is contingent upon the award or funding. The essential duties, experience, education requirements, and salary are subject to change. Your application submission authorizes Chickasaw Nation Industries (CNI) to consider your application all CNI Programs*


Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Payoffs - Posts the recapture receivable payoff. Tracks and posts payoff checks received through the lockbox. Auto Posts payoff that was received through the lockbox. Posts the recapture receivable payoff and sends the Congratulations/NSF letters to debtors.

Variety of escalations issues that need to be completed immediately.

Daily mail/lockbox where they open, prepares/balances the WLB batch.

Receives, sorts, documents, and routes various physical lockboxes received from mail/courier.

Scans and uploads various financial documents into designated systems and open appropriate task(s).

Reconciles lockboxes.

Researches/identifies missing account numbers/data for various transactions.

Reviews and completes documents/logs for payment processing/funds transmittal.

Posts and applies financial transactions to accounts.

Reviews and prepares daily/monthly reports and route as necessary.

Reviews and completes deobligation of funds for loans and grants.

Corresponds with external offices as needed to complete restoration of funds and deobligation of

funds processes. Examines, reconciles, classifies, and compiles transactions and information received from borrowers/lenders.

Follows research, escalates issues/problems that cannot be resolved to a Financial Specialist for resolution.

Verifies loan status for various types of payment application methods.

Determines account corrections, based on information received from field offices and borrowers/lenders.

Researches current account information, reports, source documents, previous transactions, and payment applications to determine nature and cause of issues/problems.

Process payoff quotes for a variety of loan scenarios, based on agency requirements, using preestablished formulas and macros.

Review and understand various types of appraisals, Market value sources i.e. County assessors' websites.

Use MS applications, agency systems and software, and other software/programs provided, to generate reports, complete manual calculations, skip trace, review outputs, maintain Logs of work completed, and complete assignments by established timeframes.

Collects data from various source for tax sale and FCL scenarios.

Creates and Updates SOPs for new or existing processes.

Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 activity/compliance support.

Maintains tracking logs/reports.

ADP Data Entry Support- general data entry including MS Word, MS Excel reports, MS Access database tables/reports, Treasury Systems, and other loan servicing systems, supporting schedules and reports.

Supports internal control efforts and identify new control measures as needed.

Collects and analyzes data, identifies issues and elevates them to Branch Leadership.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or equivalent combination of education/experience.


Operational knowledge of standard office and accounting principles, practices and procedures.

Working knowledge of various accounting processes with ability to analyze financial documents and reconcile accounts.

Working knowledge of accounting records management and filing processes.

Skilled proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) with ability to quickly grasp specialized automated systems.

Proficient in the use of standard office equipment such as computers, 10-key adding machines / calculators, copiers, fax machines, telephone systems and office automation systems.

Organized and detail-oriented with ability to plan and accomplish goals.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Excellent customer service skills with ability to represent company in a positive and competent manner.

Solid organization skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities with ability to manage multiple priorities.

Extremely detail-oriented with ability to quickly grasp business needs and issues.

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment toward the successful achievement of goals.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.


Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.

EOE including Disability/Vet


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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