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Fiscal Director / Finance Director

Company: Brunscheen Consulting LLC
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Under the Direction of the Lytton Rancheria of California Tribal Chairperson and Council, responsible for the day-to-day operation and direct supervision of all activities within the Finance and Accounting department, including the execution of functions related to financial, accounting, budgeting, and forecasting. Ensure daily operations and experiences meet tribal expectations. Appropriately respond to and manage any escalated departmental concerns and guest and/or staff challenges. Provide leadership to make certain the organization has the proper financial, accounting and administrative controls and procedures in place to protect assets.

Reports To:
Tribal Administrator and Tribal Chairperson

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Hire, train, develop, measure performance, and discipline of assigned staff
Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including: Organize and maintain Tribal Accounting System
monthly and end-year process
accounts payable/receivable
cash receipts
general ledger
payroll and utilities
Tribal Member disbursements and tax as required
cash forecasting
revenue and expenditure variance analysis
capital assets reconciliations
trust account statement reconciliations
check runs
fixed asset activity
debt activity

Prepare monthly reporting and other reporting as requested by the Tribal Chairperson and Tribal council.
Assist the Tribal Administrator with establishing budget priorities, prepare annual budgets for review and approval, and monitor expenses and reporting as required.
Ensure that funds are spent in accordance with established ordinances, budgets, goals, priorities, and program policies and procedures.
Maintain the tribal bank accounts, handling all transactions in detailed and ethical manner.
Protect the Tribe's assets.
Maintain strict confidentiality of records and information.
Ensure department follows all departmental policies, procedures and controls of the Tribal Government to be consistent with Government Accepted Government Accounting Principles.
Assist with independent audits
Maintain good working relations through all channels of supervisors, fellow employees, and vendors supplies, etc.
Follow instructions of the supervisor
Efficiently perform duties in both calm and busy situations
Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


Proven working experience as Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor or Finance Manager
Strong understanding and ethical background of Accounting and Financial principles and policies
Strong work ethic, ability to follow through and bring projects to completion within established time frames
Subject-matter expertise of finance, accounting, and bookkeeping principles
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
Working knowledge of generally accepted government accounting principles (GAGAP)
High attention to detail and accuracy
Experience proficiently using accounting software and online platforms
Functional understanding of, and experience using, computers and computer programs applicable to the job duties
Critical analysis skills proven to effectively resolve issues, challenges, and/or concerns
At least 21 years of age
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
Ability to communicate effectively in English, including both written and verbal forms
Obtain and maintain all work cards as required by the company
Verify right to work in the United States

CPA certification
Five or more years of experience performing same or similar job duties
Experience with Accufund Accounting System

Physical Requirements
Specific required movements include the following: Trunk-bend, twist, rotate, push, pull, and carry.
Arms-reach, carry, push, pull, lift, twist, and rotate.
Legs-lift, push, pull, twist, and rotate.
Hands-grasp, manipulate, bilateral coordination, eye and hand coordination, overall and finger dexterity.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

Work Environment Potential Conditions
Work is performed primarily indoors.
More than 40 hours a week will be required at times. Work hours subject to change.
Subject to hazards which may cause personal bodily harm; smoke, common colds, influenza, dust, odors, and elevated noise levels.
Tasks may be performed on uneven, inclined, hard and soft carpeted floors, cement structures and surfaces.
Duties may involve walking, standing for long periods of time, sitting and crouching.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: Brunscheen Consulting LLC, Santa Rosa , Fiscal Director / Finance Director, Executive , Santa Rosa, California

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