Controller
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority - Fort Defiance, AZ

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DUTIES

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
Supervises employees directly including selection, training, performance appraisal and work allocation
Oversees the maintenance of company general ledgers; prepares department, division, and consolidated operating and financial statements.
Prepares special and/or statistical reports and analyzes or reviews unusual items; sets standards for the conduct of accounting work and the performance of accounting staff.
Ensures compliance with established standards; assumes responsibility for the correct and accurate accounting classification of expenditures and documents; Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal vouchers and accounting classifications assigned to various records directs, consolidates and analyzes all cost accounting procedures and statistical or financial reports, including analysis of periodic departmental reports.
Develops accounting policies and procedures and establishes operating methods in the overall activities of the organization's accounting practices
Supervises accounting compliance with government regulations applicable to government contracts
Initiates and conducts special studies; develops and/or recommends accounting methods and procedures
Advises management when current practices are not consistent with policies, or fail to provide necessary controls or factual records; Approves payment of all voucher drafts and other accounts payables and countersigns all checks that are drawn on Authority funds
Interacts with outside auditors and participates in auditing projects or provides information and access to general ledger and other accounting records as required
Develops inventory control procedures of warehouse operations, and ensures physical inventory by staff
Establishes and maintains work papers, schedules, and reports and provides documentation and reports to independent auditing firms to assist in the audit program
Recommends the appropriate corrective action required to ensure that the operation will meet the standards of control, records and reports
Assists in the review and analysis of insurance and risk management programs for effectiveness of coverage and to reduce insurance costs and losses
Develops budget for the unit and allocates funds within budget limit to accomplish objectives
Monitors variance against budget on an ongoing basis
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
7-10 years experience in computerized accounting systems
Supervisory experience is required
Must be ambitious, enthusiastic, proactive, a self-starter, an innovator, organized and be able to work well under pressure of multiple deadlines and assignments; Exceptional time management, strong interpersonal skills, problem solving, decision-making, team player and leadership qualities essential.
The successful applicant must demonstrate in oral interview exceptional leadership qualities, ability to perform projects and assignments in a timely fashion without supervision, and ability to motivate exceptional employee performance
Requires a Valid Driver's License (subject to motor vehicle record review).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
Supervises employees directly including selection, training, performance appraisal and work allocation
Oversees the maintenance of company general ledgers; prepares department, division, and consolidated operating and financial statements.
Prepares special and/or statistical reports and analyzes or reviews unusual items; sets standards for the conduct of accounting work and the performance of accounting staff.
Ensures compliance with established standards; assumes responsibility for the correct and accurate accounting classification of expenditures and documents; Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal vouchers and accounting classifications assigned to various records directs, consolidates and analyzes all cost accounting procedures and statistical or financial reports, including analysis of periodic departmental reports.
Develops accounting policies and procedures and establishes operating methods in the overall activities of the organization's accounting practices
Supervises accounting compliance with government regulations applicable to government contracts
Initiates and conducts special studies; develops and/or recommends accounting methods and procedures
Advises management when current practices are not consistent with policies, or fail to provide necessary controls or factual records; Approves payment of all voucher drafts and other accounts payables and countersigns all checks that are drawn on Authority funds
Interacts with outside auditors and participates in auditing projects or provides information and access to general ledger and other accounting records as required
Develops inventory control procedures of warehouse operations, and ensures physical inventory by staff
Establishes and maintains work papers, schedules, and reports and provides documentation and reports to independent auditing firms to assist in the audit program
Recommends the appropriate corrective action required to ensure that the operation will meet the standards of control, records and reports
Assists in the review and analysis of insurance and risk management programs for effectiveness of coverage and to reduce insurance costs and losses
Develops budget for the unit and allocates funds within budget limit to accomplish objectives
Monitors variance against budget on an ongoing basis
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

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