Deputy Administrator of Fiscal Operations

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The primary function of this position is the oversight and review of all financial and fiscal management aspects of the tribal government, enterprises, and business operations, including budgeting & forecasting and financial reporting.

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Level 29 $31.95 – Level 30 $33.54 - Level 31-0 35.22 F/T 40hrs/wk.


  • Oversee all financial operations and internal tribal financial systems.
  • Maintain responsibility for financial operations, including working capital, capital expenditures, investments, debt obligations, taxes, budgets, and general fund accounting.
  • Coordinate, analyze and report the financial performance to Tribal Council (financial performance, projections and other special projects as required).
  • Review and recommend financial plans for strategic business plan, agency growth, and market opportunities and direction.
  • Conduct quarterly internal audits and finance office procedures for accuracy.
  • Coordinate annual audit activities with approved audit firm.
  • Coordinate annual indirect cost proposal cost proposal with consultant for submission to the Interior Business Center (IBC).
  • Develop, implement, maintain all accounting and administrative policies and procedures into compliance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars for a wide range of activities including financial accounting and reporting.
  • Responsible for all aspects of tribal accounting and knowledge of all applicable federal and state rules and regulations governing federal and state grants, PL 638 contracts and miscellaneous funding.
  • Serve as the principal liaison and manage outside banking relationships including daily banking operations and debt obligations, Tribal investments, and financial institution relationships.
  • Provide training, supervision, and direction to finance personnel.
  • Make recommendation to Tribal Administration as needed regarding financial management and policies, which may need developed or revised.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual financial reports for all Tribal enterprises, contract or grant programs, tribal fund accounts, other accounts, and other financial reports as requested by Tribal Administration, Grantor Agencies, and other authorized regulatory authorities.
  • Record retention in compliance with Tribal, Federal, State, and granting agencies.
  • Attend and report financial status at Tribal Council meetings as required.
  • Responsible for oversight of timely cash transactions, deposits, and reconciliation of all bank statements. Monitor and report on all significant bank account activities.
  • Properly closeout grant/contracts at the end of the calendar year and provide appropriate financial reports to the Tribal Council.
  • Maintain all journal entries, and systems for payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable, including purchase orders, invoices, and travel statements.
  • Ensure oversight and accuracy of payroll, payroll taxes, withholding, social security, and other related tax reports are prepared within the given timelines.
  • Aid Tribal Administration in planning, analyzing, interpreting, and modifying budgets for Tribal Council approval.
  • Maintain timely and continuous contact with Tribal auditors to implement a systematic method to assure timely and appropriate resolution of audit findings and recommendations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • College graduate with a four-year degree in accounting or finance, CPA and /or MBA a plus, 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in an accounting environment with direct experience or exposure to Government Fund Accounting, Enterprise Accounting, and Auditing Standards preferred.
  • One-year experience with Public Law 93-638 contract preferred. Accounting requirements and/or governmental funding accounting.
  • Three years supervisory or management experience.
  • Must demonstrate extensive knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
  • Ability to travel as necessary for training and financial meetings.
  • Competence in administration of fiscal affairs; ability to project income from all sources for budgetary purposes; knowledge of working with financial instruction and investment firms to advise Tribal Council in the investments of funds.
  • Ability to deal with all persons contacted in daily work effectively and courteously.
  • Ability to conduct daily business in an expedient and timely manner.
  • Be able to secure a bond.
  • Possess a valid Nevada Driver’s License and be insurable.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and complete background investigation.
  • Able to lift 40 lbs. or more.

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