Cook Inlet Tribal Council, inc.
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COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Reports to: Controller
Supervises: General Ledger Accountants
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time Regular
Pay Grade: C5
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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.