Employment Opportunities

Assistant Controller

This position has been filled.
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Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Absentee Shawnee Tribe / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
General Description

Oversight accounting in the absence of the Controller to ensure all duties are completed for the month in a timely manner.  Back up is the Controller

  • Assist, coordinate, generate and complete review of monthly and yearly financial reports.
  • Insures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP).
  • Assist and ensures that all financial transactions are in compliance with OMB Super Circular, federal guidelines and policies.
  • Gather necessary documents, assists and prepares audit schedules for Annual Audits.
  • Work with external auditors, finance staff and other departments to support financial documents and reports.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the work flow of the department.
  • Enters, maintains and updates Tribe’s fixed asset database for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assists in preparation of Indirect Cost rate submissions to the government.
  • Responsible for the oversight of staff within the accounting department in the Controllers absence.
  • Assist in posting Cash Receipts, Journal Vouchers, Cash Disbursement, and Payroll and checking for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assists with Annual IDC Proposal and calculate monthly Indirect Cost.
  • Correspondence on behalf of the Finance Department as directed by the Controller.
  • Assist Controller with MIP user set up, as needed.
  • Assist Program Directors as needed.
  • Attend meetings as necessary (Program Directors’ Meetings monthly, any other meeting requiring Finance personnel).
  • Assists, Reviews, post payroll and all financial transaction entries and review all general ledger accounts for month end close as needed.
  • Review and reconcile benefits invoices to liability accounts and general fund processing.
  • Back up as necessary:  Cash Management and Controller.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Controller.
Education & Requirements
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business. Accounting preferred.
  • Requires 3-5 years accounting experience. Governmental or fund accounting preferred with two (2) years involving supervision of accounting/finance operations.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Native American Preference/EOE/Drug Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
7 months 5 days ago