Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

Finance Director I

US-WA-Auburn
# of Openings
1
Division
Community Development
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Job Status
Salaried
Rate
USD $70,713.76/Yr.
Type
Regular Full-Time
Pay Grade
17
Hiring Manager Title
Finance Director II
Status
Accepting

JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision, assists Tribal administrators in preparing, maintaining and managing grant budgets and balances, prepares and reconciles periodic and special reports, projects and analysis.

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs and/or supervises a variety of accounting tasks pertaining to the general fund and/or government grants and contracts such as maintaining ledgers, reviewing initial entries, monitoring budgets, reconciling accounts and negotiating and mitigating disputes with vendors.
  2. Supervises assigned staff, plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  3. Monitors and reconciles bank accounts and transfers funds when necessary.
  4. Assists in the development and maintenance of a property management system.
  5. Prepares and/or reviews all state and federal payroll reports and grant and contract reporting requirements.
  6. Maintains files of all contracts, leases, insurance policies, bonds and related documents.
  7. Assists with the recruitment, evaluation and training of staff; assigns and monitors workflow and reviews completed documents.
  8. Serves as a resource and/or advisor during the development and installation of new accounting systems and/or modifications to existing systems.
  9. Provides guidance to management and staff of other departments regarding financial issues.
  10. Assists in the preparation of periodic and/or annual reports.
  11. Prepares written and oral responses to inquiries by managers, supervisors, and administrators, as requested.

EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and three (3) years of progressively responsible related experience, that includes supervision. Special Requirements: Valid registration as Certified Public Accountant may be required at the time of appointment or a time set by the Tribe.

SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION

Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS); Automated financial accounting systems and personal/mainframe computers; Federal, state and local legislative guidelines; Accounting structure, policies and operating programs of the Tribe.

 

Skill in: Oral and written communications; Organizing multiple tasks and priorities, time management; Problem solving, conducting research, analyzing data and compiling reports; Auditing, internal control and interpreting financial data; Preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial reports and notes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

Licenses or Certifications Required

A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

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