Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - Chief Financial Officer

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Posted On: July 18, 2017

Mayetta, KS

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to direct the financial affairs of the organization and prepares financial analysis of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of the General Manager of Tribal Operations and Tribal Council as well as reporting of the Tribe’s overall financial performance. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the nation’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices and guiding principles to conduct relationship with lending institutions; the financial community; and the maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports. The position is responsible for the supervision over general accounting, property accounting, cost accounting, construction accounting and budgetary controls. Manages and directs all aspects of the Finance Department including the staff and necessary functions of the following: accounting, payroll, per capita distributions, accounts payable, liability insurance, cash management, investment management, grant and contract financial reporting, and clerical. This position will work directly and cooperatively with the Tribal Treasurer to ensure that the Constitutional obligations and responsibilities of the Tribal Treasurer are complied with and met in full.

Ideal candidate possesses a Master’s Degree in Finance/Accounting combined with 5 years of management experience and 3-5 years of Accounting/Finance experience in various increasingly responsible financial and administrative positions with proven supervisory experience. Must possess knowledge of federal, state, and tribal laws and regulations, governmental accounting standards, knowledge of business law and applicability to tribes, current principles and practices of budgeting and investments, policies and procedures, superior written and verbal communication skills, and skill in reengineering operations and procedures. Incumbent must possess the ability to effectively plan and develop computerized systems, develop concise and timely financial reports, and advanced analytical and problem solving skills.

Salary is DOE; Fulltime with Benefits.

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