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Picayune Rancheria of The Chukchansi Indians   MERCED, CA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on July 27, 2022

 

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Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians

· Senior Accountant

· Staff Accountant

· Accounting Manager

· Cannabis Staff Accountant

email for interview to

jobs@chukchansi-nsn.gov

 

 

Senior Accountant

Finance · Oakhurst, California
SUMMARY & SCOPE OF POSITION:

The position reports to the Director of Finance and requires a seasoned accountant with a minimum of four (4) + years’ experience as a Senior Accountant. Must possess an advanced knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, standards, practices, and procedure and function in a tribal governmental and/or private enterprise environment. Solid experience in utilizing intermediate MS Excel skills for account analysis and presentations. Responsible for the maintenance of the day-to-day accounting for the Tribe and its departments and non-casino businesses. Maintains the general ledger accounts, reconciles bank and subsidiary accounts and performs other duties as required by the Director of Finance. Areas of responsibility include control of daily accounting for the various business units, assisting with budgets, oversight of payroll, accounts receivable and payables, monthly bank reconciliations for individual company units, general accounting, and assists in the compliance with all Federal and State reporting along with accounting for and reporting of specific requirements. Ability to relate well to and coordinate with department and unit managers and accounting clerks in the fiscal department and in each operating unit. Ability to solve problems and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing as well as plan and evaluate and make accurate reports and recommendations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Research and assist in reconciling monthly vendor account statements and accounts payable ledger accounts
  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts
  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes
  • Contributing to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections
  • Maintaining documentation for accounts payable, purchasing, and conducting internal audits
  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines
  • Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Assisting the accounting manager as needed
  • Responsible for assisting in the preparation of budgets and year-end audits and related year-end work papers
  • Prepares unit bank reconciliation's and clearing accounts
  • Performs all miscellaneous duties within the responsible areas supervised
  • Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries
  • Balances general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Provide technical support to Finance Director for computer accounts payable system
  • Provide support to ensure procurement records management system is up-to-date including filing and creation/maintenance/disposition of tribal vendor contract files
  • Other duties as assigned to the assist the Tribe in accomplishing goals and objectives

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Working knowledge of fund accounting in Tribal Government operations and/or enterprises

  • Must have a strong work ethic and maintains integrity in the financial information flow of data
  • Ability to gather data, analyze reports and communicate clear directions to individuals responsible for accounting functions in each tribal program and/or enterprise
  • Ability to relate well to the colleagues and encourage excellence in maintaining high standards when it comes to gathering, dispensing, and reporting financial data
  • Ability to attend updated financial training and seminars
  • Experience in INTACCT Accounting Software (cloud base) or equivalent accounting software is preferred
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills including charts and pivot tables
  • Basic PowerPoint skills
  • Must be able to lift at least 20

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution with a major in accounting, business, economics, finance or computer science, or a closely related field; A combination of experience and education may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Four (4) years of direct experience in procurement, accounts payable, and accounting or data processing
  • Must be computer proficient on various types of computer accounting applications and ability to utilize programs operated by the PRCI
  • Possess a good knowledge of the principles and methods of bookkeeping; office filing systems; and account maintenance including closing, reconciling, and balancing accounts;
  • Be able to work and adapt in a diverse cultural setting
  • Understanding and proficiency in full-cycle grant process required
  • Working knowledge of federal regulations and funding agency practices required
  • Knowledge of Indirect Cost, Public Law 93-638, Federal contracts and grants is preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with a wide range of audiences
  • Proficiency with office machines
  • Strong working knowledge of computers including MS Office software
  • Ability to perform quality work under pressure and maintain confidentiality
  • Valid driver’s license required and must be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy
  • A favorable background investigation is required to include criminal and motor vehicle record check
  • Knowledge of Tribal government operations

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to pass a thorough background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol test;

  • Must adhere to Tribal drug and alcohol policy;
  • Keep regular hours of operations as prescribed by immediate supervisor, Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council;
  • Must have a valid Driver’s

 

Accounting Manager

Finance · Oakhurst, California
 

SUMMARY & SCOPE OF POSITION:

The Accounting Manager’s goal is to fulfill revenue objectives and adhere to accounting and reporting
policies in the Finance Department. This includes reviewing and analyzing finances, ensuring
compliance with regulations, and refining reporting documentation. This is all performed all while
verifying the integrity and accuracy of financial operations, safeguarding organizational assets, and
developing efficient business processes to record revenue. The Accounting Manager is also responsible
for overseeing certain contracts as it relates to financial reporting, leading strategic planning for
accounting policies and maintaining internal controls over financial transactions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manage the general accounting function
• Develop accounting organizational strategies by contributing accounting and financial
information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction
• Establish functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
• Oversee the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements
• Evaluate and make appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes to ensure that
practices are in line with the overall goals of the organization.
• Provide financial projections by coordinating budget/forecast preparation: collect, analyze, and
consolidate financial information; advise departments on the collection and analysis of data
• Rely on extensive experience and logic to plan and accomplish goals
• Lead and direct the work of others
• Maintain sufficient funds by forecasting cash requirements and obligations
• Minimize legally required taxes by studying regulations; present tax strategies to management;
file returns
• Accomplish department and organization mission by completing related results as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline required
• Designation of CPA preferred
• At least 7 years of experience in the field of accounting
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel
• Working knowledge of Accounting and Payroll software and systems such as QuickBooks/Intacct
• Knowledgeable on government contracts
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Prior non-profit experience preferred
• Prior experience preparing information for audits
• Strong organization skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize
• Ability to prioritize and juggle concurrent demands.
• Work accurately with close attention to detail
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the noise level
in the work environment can vary from low to moderate. Must be able to multitask and complete tasks
as given.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk, and hear. There are prolonged
periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to
communicate with vendors and staff. The employee must be able to access and navigate each department
at the organization’s facilities.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

There are several deadlines associated with this position. The employee must also multitask and interact
with a wide variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues.

 

PRCI TRIBAL PREFERENCE:


For purposes of hiring, promotions, transfers, and training all candidates must possess the ''minimum

qualifications" as stated in the job description or job announcement. Minimum qualifications are defined
as those entry-level qualifications essential to the performance of the basic responsibilities for each job
category, including but not limited to education, training, specific work experience, employment record,
and physical skills (where applicable). Preference shall be given with respect to personnel decisions,
layoffs, recalls, promotions, transfers, training, and hiring. First, enrolled Tribal Members who meet the
minimum qualifications shall not be denied [an interview] if another individual at a lower preference has
higher qualifications than are necessary for the position. Second, after preference is provided to enrolled
tribal members, Native Americans who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe other than
Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians shall be provided preference over equally qualified non Indian

candidates, however, if the non-Indian candidate is more qualified, a business decision may be
made to hire or promote the best candidate. If more than one person at the same preference level meets
the minimum qualifications, the decision-makers shall have discretionary authority to make the
appropriate business decision in the best interest of the Tribe. Accordingly, when preparing job
descriptions or job announcements care should be taken to establish qualifications that fit the desired
needs of the position.

Cannabis Staff Accountant

Chukchansi Wellness, Inc. · Coarsegold, California
 

SUMMARY & SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

The Staff Accountant will prepare and analyze the company’s financial records. The Staff Accountant will compile, review data, and ensure financial compliance. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for executing a variety of financial procedures, including month-end and year-end closings, accounts payable and receivable, tax returns, bank reconciliations, general ledger entries, forecasting, and budgeting. The Staff Accountant will also analyze corporate financial operations to ensure the business is running efficiently.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The following tasks are not a complete itemization of your job duties, but a guideline to scheduling your workload.

  • Review financial statements for accuracy and legal compliance
  • Prepare and file tax returns
  • Enter accounting-related information into business logs
  • Inspect account books for efficiency and accuracy
  • Organize and update financial records
  • Recommend ways to reduce costs and enhance revenue
  • Perform monthly bank settlements
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Prepare financials in Sage Intacct® and QuickBooks®
  • All other duties assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred or significant finance experience
  • At least two years’ experience in accounting or a related field
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and accounting software Sage Intacct®
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reportsc
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must adhere to Tribal drug and alcohol policy
  • Keep regular hours of operations as prescribed by Tribal Administrator and Tribal Council
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • One-year Tribal Cannabis Dispensary Management
  • 3-5 years management experience
  • Retail management
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are strongly preferred
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Accurate data entry and record-keeping
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and email and internet applications
  • Knowledge of customer marijuana policies, law, compliance, and regulations
  • Ability to maintain a consistent teamwork mentality
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, challenging, and busy environment
  • Basic math skills

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

 

  • Ability to solve problems in a timely manner and deal with a variety of variables to arrive at solutions when no defined set of guidelines may exist
  • Ability to listen to and consider diverse ideas and opinions and to make recommendations based on a combination of factors and information
  • Elevated verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively assess risk
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; able to identify, analyze and resolve issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to overcome objections, anticipate concerns, and work to overcome them
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions effectively
  • Personal organization and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task under tight timeline constraints, including the ability to prioritize and perform successfully in a fast-paced environment

 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Self-motivated and possesses the ability to positively motivate others
  • Displays a willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to demonstrate the willingness and ability to put forth the level of work effort required to fulfill job duties as required
  • Possesses professional appearance and attitude
  • Displays good judgment and common-sense qualities
  • Possesses social and professional skills to develop and maintain productive relationships
  • Ability to adapt well in a constantly changing environment
  • Flexible and non-judgmental
  • Highly developed organizational, time management, and planning skills
  • Possesses the ability to handle stressful situations and a high-volume workload in a consistently calm and productive manner
  • Displays a willingness to accept new challenges and opportunities as a key to personal and professional growth
  • Attention to detail and results orientated

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

 

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position provided no undue hardship would result.

  • The individual is required to regularly sit at a computer and enter data for extended periods of time
  • The individual is required to listen and talk to individuals and before groups in the performance of the job
  • The individual is regularly called upon to deal with stressful situations and a high work volume
  • The individual is regularly required to stand, walk, and drive for extended periods of time
  • The individual is occasionally required to bend, stretch, and use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to reach with hands and arms
  • The individual is occasionally required to lift up to 25 lbs.

 

 

OUR VISION:

 

Tribal Nation Flower Co.’s vision is dedicated to providing quality cannabis products, service, and experience to our guests. We are passionate about enhancing the lives of our guests and giving back to the community where we operate.

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

 

Tribal Nation Flower Co. is a premier distributor of cannabis and cannabis products serving California. We have a highly controlled and adaptive operation that will provide a broad range of high- quality, fairly priced products. We will bring legitimacy to the marijuana industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and by promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis.

 

PRCI TRIBAL PREFERENCE:

 

For purposes of hiring, promotions, transfers, and training all candidates must possess the ''minimum qualifications" as stated in the job description or job announcement. Minimum qualifications are defined as those entry-level qualifications essential to the performance of the basic responsibilities for each job category, including but not limited to education, training, specific work experience, employment record, and physical skills (where applicable). Preference shall be given with respect to personnel decisions, layoffs, recalls, promotions, transfers, training, and hiring. First, enrolled Tribal Members who meet the minimum qualifications shall not be denied [an interview] if another individual at a lower preference has higher qualifications than are necessary for the position. Second, after preference is provided to enrolled tribal members, Native Americans who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe other than Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians shall be provided preference over equally qualified non-Indian candidates, however, if the non-Indian candidate is more qualified, a business decision may be made to hire or promote the best candidate. If more than one person at the same preference level meets the minimum qualifications, the decision-makers shall have discretionary authority to make the appropriate business decision in the best interest of the Tribe. Accordingly, when preparing job descriptions or job announcements care should be taken to establish qualifications that fit the desired needs of the position.

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE STATEMENT:

 

Under CFR 25, Part 276 and by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Section 701(b) and 703(i), preference in filling all vacancies provided to qualified PRCI Tribal Members and/or other American Indian/Alaska Native Candidates.