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Senior Accountant

at Cook Inlet Tribal Council, inc.

Posted: 6/25/2019
Job Reference #: 2492

Job Description

  • Job ID
    2019-2492
    # Positions
    1
    Department
    Accounting (ACCT)
    Type
    Full-Time, Regular
  • Overview

    COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Job Title: Senior Accountant

    Department: Accounting

    Reports to: Controller

    Supervises: General Ledger Accountants

    FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time Regular

    Pay Grade: C5

    General Functions

    The Senior Accountant is responsible for managing the accounting for assigned non-profit organizations. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for financial reporting, oversight of data entry, and general ledger maintenance.

    Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

    • Assists the Controller in providing all accounting and reporting functions of assigned organizations. This will include monthly financial statements and grant reporting as needed.
    • Supervises and directs the workflow of the general ledger staff.
    • Responsible for the maintenance of the chart of accounts for assigned organizations.
    • Assists with annual budget compilation of assigned companies.
    • Monitors balance sheet activity and prepares reconciliations as necessary to gain a thorough understanding of balance sheet balances, follows up on discrepancies, and prepares journal entries as necessary.
    • Assists in preparing schedules and work papers for annual financial audits of assigned companies.
    • Other duties and projects as assigned.

    Staff supervision:

    • Provide regular ongoing supervision general ledger staff
    • Complete staff evaluations.
    • Conduct regular staff meetings.
    • Address personnel issues.
    • Interview and hire new staff.
    • Responsible for staff training.

    Internal / External Relations:

    • All personnel within CITC
    • External accountants
    • State, Federal and private funding sources
    • Non profit directors and staff

    Job Specifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop comprehensive work plans for short, mid-range and long-term projects such as, financial analysis for operating departments; for accounting and internal control considerations with the demonstrated ability to manage such projects and to perform many of the related project tasks.
    • Financial and audit skills commensurate with a corporation the size and functional orientation of CITC and its affiliates.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with department management and staff, and to effectively communicate with regulatory and taxing authorities.
    • Strong communications skills, both oral and written, with a particular emphasis on the presentation of financial material.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native and American Indian community.
    • Self-starter, requiring minimal supervision.
    • Strong problem solving skills.

    Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate degree in accounting.
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years accounting experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities or any equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Public accounting experience preferred
    • Experience with financial statement preparation preferred.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.
    • Valid Alaska Drivers License and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance.

    NATIVE PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC’s Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included are non-Native head of household members for Native families, which includes foster or traditionally adopted Native children.

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