SUMMARY:Under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Chief Financial Officer, the Controller is accountable for the planning, organization, direction and control of the daily accounting operations within the Finance Department. The Controller will oversee the tribal general fund, other governmental funds and the annual audit preparation. Assist the Assistant Chief Financial Officer with establishing departmental policies and procedures to implement the goals of the SRMT Strategic Plan.
ESSENTIAL DUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Assist in preparing annual audited and monthly compiled governmental financial statements
Assist with coordinating and monitoring the annual financial statement audit and single audit
Assist in preparing the following annual financial reports:
Schedule of Federal Awards (SEFA)
Indirect Cost Rate Proposal
Consolidate Fiscal Report (CFR)
Ambulatory Health Consolidated Fiscal Report (AHCF)
Medicare and Medicaid Cost Report
Assist in the annual budgeting process of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Implements required changes to improve finance/accounting functions and productivity
Assist with establishing and monitoring internal controls over all financial tasks and activities
Reviews governmental reports for accuracy before issuance and ensures timely response to inquiries from funding agencies
Helps to ensure that all programs are operating in compliance with the Federal OMB Guidelines
Maintains the general ledger and prepares monthly reconciliations
Responsible for posting all unposted sessions entered into the accounting software after review and approval by designated personnel per the Finance Policy
Oversees program accounting, general accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable
Assist with revisions of departmental policies and procedures
Oversees and reviews all monthly reconciliations
Ensures preparation and reconciliation of federal and state program funding drawdowns
Promote a positive image of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Exhibit a professional and courteous manner in dealing with community and colleagues
Other related duties as assigned
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervises subordinate employees currently including three (3) Senior Accountants and shall be responsible for their overall direction, coordination, and evaluation.
The Controller shall carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. Controller’s responsibilities may include, but not limited to; oversight ofinterviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems within the Department.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information candidate must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year College or University in Accounting or related field and five years related experience and/or training; and considerable experience in a progressively responsible fiscal management capacity.Three years supervisory experience is required.
Prefer knowledge of the Federal OMB guidelines, GASB and GAAP accounting standards. Prior experience in Fund Accounting is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral/written communication, leadership and conflict resolution skills required. Ability to lead with energy, integrity, authority and decisiveness. Must have excellent computer skills including word, excel, access and experience with varying databases. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to meet deadlines.
Internal Number: 11-3031
About Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Akwesasne Mohawks that deals exclusively with the United States and the State of New York in all government-to-government relations. Its vision encompasses the shared desire to improve and enrich the lives of tribal members, while leading the Akwesasne community into the future with confidence and the strength of traditional Mohawk core values.
The SRMT provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental plans, short term/long term disability coverage, 401k plan with discretionary company contribution, paid time off, group life insurance coverage, resources and more!