LRCHC Accounting Technician / OA
Job Details
Inchelium - , WA
Full Time
$23.54 - $29.19 Hourly

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

POSITION: Accounting Technician / OA

SALARY: $23.54 – $29.19


LOCATION: Inchelium Health Center, Inchelium, WA

Basic Functions: This position will provide support to the CFO and Administration. Main duties will include data entry, maintaining files, processing invoices, coordinating with Tribal accounting, accounts payable, purchasing and payroll departments; OA duties will be responsible for the ordering of office supplies, timekeeping, and preparation of board packets.


Education and Training: 

  • BA in Accounting or Business-related studies preferred. Field an AA Degree AND 12 months accounting experience. Must provide documentation to verify college degree(s) at time of application.
  • Accounting Specific work experience may be substituted for education on a one-to-one basis.
    • 4 years of increasingly responsible financial/accounting experience.
    • Strong accounting background and financial analysis
    • Proven ability to process and record complete financial transactions from original records to financial statements.
    • Must have above average computer software skills especially financial management programs (i.e. serenic preferred)
    • Detailed knowledge of excel spreadsheets and word-processing software as relates to accounting projects.
  • Accounting test will be required, administered at site,


Applicant must submit a narrative describing why they are interested in this position, short term, and long-term goals, and how he/she meets each minimum qualification listed above including specific work experience representing applicant’s ability to carry out each of the other major duties and responsibilities described herein.

Employee must summarize his/her specific experience in the following areas and submit with your application:



  1. Cash and Investments
  2. Account Reconciliation
  3. Accounts Receivable
  4. Accounts Payable and Purchasing


  1. Payroll and Payroll Taxes
  2. General Ledger Entries
  3. Financial statement preparation
  4. Audits
  5. Accounting and other software used.


Successful candidates will be:

  1. Self-starter who is dependable, accurate, able to multi-task,
  2. Well organized and detail-oriented,
  3. Able to handle large volume of work with specific deadlines,
  4. Demonstrate a record of positive customer-service attitude,
  5. Strong oral/written communication skills, and
  6. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality.

Previous work history must reflect better than average attendance and performance.  This position is subject to pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  1. Perform necessary accounting processes and procedures to ensure the complete and accurate presentation of entity-wide financial statements monthly.
  2. Verify, reconcile, and enter data received from bank account, investments, accounts receivable and/or revenues, tribal accounts, etc.  Prepare monthly reconciliations of accounts including but not limited to cash, investments, deposits, a/r, a/p, etc.  Investigate and resolve discrepancies.  Prepare reconciling entries and journal entries, as necessary. 
  3. Act as liaison for LRCHC staff with Central Accounting for purchase requests/orders, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue and expense transactions, payroll, and general accounting questions.
  4. Review and process all entity expenses submitted by divisions to ensure that they are processed according to approved financial policies and procedures; that they are allowable costs in accordance with applicable regulations; OMB Circular A-87, A102, A133; and that they are properly allocated and coded for financial statement presentation.  Verify account information, approvals, and reasonableness/allow ability of expenses.
  5. Prepare payroll for processing with tribe to ensure proper allocations, authorizations, recordkeeping, and other financial facts to ensure that payroll is complete and accurately processed.
  6. Ultimate responsibility for property and other inventory recordkeeping as related to financial statement presentation.
  7. Assist in monitoring budgetary and programmatic compliance by divisions.
  8. Assist in development of LRCHC financial policies and procedures, internal controls, and other financial administrative requirements.  Responsible for adherence to these items.
  9. Ordering of office supplies for all departments within the clinic.
  10. Timekeeper for the whole clinic current system is paycom.
  11. Prepare and distribute the packets for board meetings.


Other duties (specific to each individual employee’s duties):

  1. Works closely with division leads, timekeepers, and other staff to review, process and investigate budgetary, timekeeping, accounting, and financial issues.  Coordinates especially closely with operation and management staff to provide accounting background information for budgeting.  Works extensively with billing staff to ensure that revenues, a/r and adjustments/payments/deposits are complete and accurate.
  2. Maintains and reconciles subsidiary records including but not limited to fixed assets listing, a/p listing, a/r listing (received from billing), etc.
  3. Keeps current on latest tribal processes and procedures, GAAP, governmental accounting as it relates to finances of clinic especially regarding grant/contract compliance.
  4. Responsible for maintaining reasonable level of knowledge of all software applications as they relate to financial accounting and/or reporting.
  5. Must be willing to work flexible hours, weekends or holidays as needed to meet accounting deadlines.  May require limited travel.
  6. All other duties as assigned by CFO on a project-by-project basis.


EVALUATION:  All employees are subject to periodic and/or annual evaluation of their performance as it relates to the duties and job functions outlined in this job description.


First 90 days:     General and department orientation; fire and safety education, and information technology orientation.

Annually:             Competency, OSHA, CPR, fire, and safety education.

Continuing Education/Training specific to position

Financial & Accounting Updates as needed

Note: Pursuant to Tribal Policy, if this position is safety sensitive it is subject to pre-employment drug testing. In addition, this position is subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing.


If required of this position, you must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes’ Vehicle Insurance.  In addition, this position may be subject to pre-employment background clearances.  If applicable, these clearances must be maintained throughout employment. Documented Covid-19 vaccination is required. 

INFORMATION: Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers, Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 290, Inchelium, WA  99138, Contact Leeann Romero, 509-722-7686 or