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Finance Director – Corporate/Government
Tucson, Arizona

Our client is a Native American tribe with locations throughout Arizona looking for a responsible and accountable Finance Director to direct the Division. This will be a contract or permanent role. The candidate will be responsible for making recommendations to the Council, developing and implementing initiatives and setting the tone, climate and vision for the department.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Supervise and direct the following staff and departments: Finance & Accounting, Grants & Contracts, Procurement, Fleet Services, Warehouse, Mail Services, and Community Infrastructure Project Management
  • Provide leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategic program objectives, policies, and procedures; interpret and apply policies and procedures.
  • Meet with community directors and departments to examine community needs regarding the development of long-term programs, goals, and objectives, and the evaluation of department operations.
  • Provide administrative oversight, personnel oversight, budget development and financial oversight for the Division.
  • Identify current/future financial and operational needs of the tribe by conducting a thorough needs assessment.
  • Administer the operating budget for the Finance & Operations Division; develop cost estimates of administrative initiatives in order to forecast future budgetary requirements.
  • Prepare and monitor the Tribe's annual operating, capital improvement budget, and long-range financial and debt management programs.
  • Enforce the Tribe ordinances and resolutions concerning fiscal, budgetary and personnel matters.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Leadership and director-level experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration, plus ten (10) years of professional experience in Government Finance and/or Accounting with at least five (5) of the years with progressive management experience.
  • MBA is preferred.