Finance Director

The incumbent will maintain the Finance Department up to date in all aspects of accounting



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Job Description:

The Incumbent will be responsible to establish financial infrastructure for the Finance Department. The incumbent will maintain the Finance Department up to date in all aspects of accounting. Reengineers entire financial reporting process through development of new accounting, forecasting and operational system. Ensure the Annual Single Audit is complete on a timely basis. Reviews the final audit schedules for Accuracy. This position will supervise the daily activities, attendance, time and performance of all accounting staff.


  • Reviews Indirect Cost calculation for all programs.
  • Review the month end close out (revenue/expense).
  • Reviews the month end close out Journal Vouchers.
  • Reviews the reconciliation of month end general ledger.
  • Reviews the SEFA schedule on a monthly basis.
  • Reviews the Petty Cash Reconciliation
  • Reviews and monitors all Grants and Contracts with the Program Directors on a regular basis.
  • Prepares and presents Tribal government operating and capital budget for Council approval.
  • Review and posts Accounting Staff entries with AP’s, Payroll and Revenues.
  • Review the daily cash flow for different bank accounts.
  • Prepares and reviews all audit schedules for the annual audits.
  • Works directly with the Auditors for the annual audits.
  • Reviews daily activities of the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll.
  • Assist and Train accounting staff with in all aspect of their job and with all accounting principle.
  • Prepares all necessary documents for the annual indirect rate after annual audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

*Note* This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions or to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Fifteen years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid NM Driver’s License
  • Must pass a drug/alcohol, Driver’s License and Background Check.
  • Must possess excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate in MIP (Abila), QuickBooks, Sage, Word, Excel, Microsoft, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Must be able to multi-task and be organized.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write and communicate constructively with all departments.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to Program Directors and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to handle calculation and analysis of different given scenarios at all times.
  • Ability to lead team in designing, implanting, financial and accounting process for enhanced productivity, streamlined processes, and improvements in financial controls.
  • Knowledge in budgeting, forecasting, comprehensive analytical financial reporting, establishing efficient financial structures, and developing and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge in grants and contracts.

Working Conditions:

Works in office. Sits for long period of time. Maybe required to move boxes. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs.

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