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    • CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

      Posted: 12/19/2023

      Position Summary: 

      Reporting directly to the CEO (Chief Executive Officer); the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial management and overall fiscal administration of the Taos Pueblo Business Development Corporation (TPBDC).  

       

      Supervisory Responsibilities:? 

      • Oversees Accounting department, budget preparation, and audit functions.

      • Works with other department heads to monitor each department and make recommendations.? 

       

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

      • Initiates preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, shareholder reports, tax returns, and governmental agency reports.?  

      • Manages the financial operations and planning including revenue and expenditure forecasts, comprehensive budget formulation and presentation, and payroll process. 

      • Monitors business performance, including growth in revenue, and implements corrective actions to assure that operations remain within budget and are on track to achieve financial targets. 

      • Assures that management and internal controls of all the financial affairs of TPBDC are in accordance with accounting and governmental standards. 

      • Compares revenues and profit projections and budgeted expenses to actual results; makes or oversees necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets with sound reasoning. 

      • Develops and utilizes a template for forecasting on a minimum quarterly basis. 

      • Develops, reviews, and administers fiscal, billing, and accounting policies and programs for TPBDC daily. 

      • Develops, reviews, and maintains systems for the tracking and integrity of all fiscal and payroll processes and records for the organization, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 

      • Review financial components of all contracts and financial affairs and makes recommendations needed for improvement. 

      • Oversees investment of funds and works to secure additional capital required for expansion.? 

      • Prepares regular financial reports and proposals to the CEO, and TPBDC Board of Directors. 

      • Initiates preparation and submission of cost reports with recommendation for margin improvements. 

      • Coordinates and requests annual audits of TPBDC. 

      • Assures sufficient insurance coverage for TPBDC and conducts periodic reviews. 

       

      Required Skills/Abilities 

      • Must possess advanced knowledge of strategic budget formulation, finance, fund accounting, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, cash management and “checks and balances” structures, auditing, and procedures. 

      • Must have knowledge of GAAP, and governing tax laws to ensure effective budget administration, program analysis and support services. 

      • Ability to coordinate the delivery of annual and quarterly fiscal, budgetary, information to auditors, and other entities as required. 

      • Ability to develop and initiate budgeting, and accounts payables/receivables. 

      • In-depth understanding and practical knowledge of accounting and payroll systems 

      • Ability to apply complex fact-finding, analytical and problem-solving methods, and techniques. 

      • Excellent interpersonal and management skills and the ability to interact effectively with many individuals. 

      • Excellent analytical, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. 

      • Skilled in a diverse range of accounting and analytics software. 

       

      Education and Experience: 

      • Master’s degree in business administration, Accounting, or Finance required.  

      • Certified Public Accountant designation preferred.  

      • Eight to ten years of experience in a similar position (Controller or above) within a tribal environment is preferred. 

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