LCO Ojibwe College
Job Description
Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer
Non-Exempt, Full-time, 52 Weeks
$15 to $17 per hour Dependent on Qualifications
Posting Date:  December 05, 2019
Application Deadline:  Until Filled
Start Date:  ASAP

General Position Summary:
The accounting assistant will keep financial records, prepare reports, and update financial information. The accounting assistant must be familiar with accounting procedures and should have accounting software experience. The ideal candidate will be able to process accounts payable, expense reports, receipts and other financial matters. Proven accounting experience required.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare, process, and maintain accounts payable to include, but not limited to:
  • enter requisitions/create purchase orders
  • enter invoices/process vendor payments
  • maintain vendor files
  • create and distribute 1099 tax forms
  • Procure supplies through online accounts.
  • Compile internal/external receipts for deposit.
  • Process college wide travel and reconcile employee travel advances.
  • Prepare and post journal entries as needed.
  • Produce monthly reports.
  • Assist with account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Collate information for the annual audit.
  • Evaluate current methods and processes for future development.
  • Support other department staff as needed.
  • Perform all other assigned duties as required. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Three (3) years accounting/bookkeeping experience.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Five (5) years accounting/bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience with Jenzabar or comparable ERP system.
 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, especially Excel).
  • Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology systems to meet work needs.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is vital in order to protect sensitive financial and personnel data.
  • Professional manner and strong ethical code.
Work Environment:
  • The work is almost entirely within an office building environment.
  • Travel as necessary to support the needs of the College.
  • Some evenings and weekends may be necessary.
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • This position does not supervise.
 Application Process:
Please submit either hard or electronic copy of a cover letter, an updated resume, unofficial transcripts, and a completed LCO Ojibwe College job application (available on line at to the address directly below.  All materials should be submitted in a single packet.  Only applications containing all the items noted above, fully completed, will be considered.
Hand-delivered application packages will be accepted at the College until 4:30 pm on the deadline date; mailed applications must be received by the deadline date, and emailed application packages must be received by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.
Human Resources
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
13466 W Trepania Road
Hayward, WI  54843
Phone: 715-634-4790 
Fax: 715-634-5049
Email –
All materials submitted will become property of the College and will be retained for six (6) months from the application deadline.
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College encourages applications from all peoples and sources however; we follow an Indian preference policy when hiring.
“The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.”
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