Status:                       Permanent/Full-time/Exempt
Department:              Accounting
Reports To:               Tribal Administrator
SALARY:                    $25 -$35   DOE          INCLUDES BENEFIT PACKAGE
Closing:                     Upon Until Filled! 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible and accountable for applying for tribal accounting policies, procedures and guidelines in preparing accurate and timely records, reports and financial statements for tribal programs and project funds.
  • Prepares reports and assists Tribal Administrator and Program Directors with financial control and management of approved programs.
  • Follows various tribal, state and federal rules, regulations, laws and guidelines in preparing reports on use of funds. Supervises accounting personal.
  • Responsible for performing a wide variety of general accounting functions in preparing various statements, reports, correspondence, etc., including posting, balancing and summarizing general ledger accounts, journal entry transactions, A/P, A/R, P/R and all accounting functions.
  • Review, checks, reconciles and verifies program/project accounts, balance funding statements, reports, files, records, purchase orders, etc.
  • Reviews project expenditures against approved budget (s) for programs, projects and prepares budget revisions, when necessary; provide monthly expenditure reports for each program/budget.
  • Confers and works with Tribal Administrator, Program Directors and Project Managers in budget preparation and other accounting functions as needed.
  • Responsible for overseeing all functions of the Payroll accounting and Personnel records.
  • Provides financial reports to the various State and Federal funding agencies.
  • Responsible for monthly reconciling of bank accounts review and update.
  • Responsible for monthly closing and preparation of financial statements and preparation of year-end closing and provide financial statements.
  • Review and update all accounting/financial policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Other duties related to fiscal management as may be assigned by the Executive Committee or Tribal Council.
  • Oversee day to day supervision of accounting staff.  Maintain all personnel files.
  • Delegate appropriate Accounting tasks to Accounting Assistant.
  • Train Accounting Assistant in all Accounting Activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Possess a Bachelor Degree in Accounting of Finance.
  • A minimum of (5) years experience in fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of Computerized Accounting Systems, preferably Alila MIP Fund Accounting and Paylocity Payroll.
  • Experience in a Window environment, word processing, and spreadsheet programs.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Required continuing education/training (if applicable)
Other Requirements:
  • Submit to Pre—Employment Drug-Testing
  • Comply with Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Ability to attend evening or weekend meetings and ability to Travel.
  • Insurable by CIT insurance Carrier.

This is a full time position

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