Senior Accountant, Tribal Finance

Under the direction of Tribal Finance Management, the Senior Accountant is responsible for performing day-to-day accounting operations in the Tribal Accounting department; preparing journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close; and assisting in the preparation and distribution of financial statements in accordance with the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians' (the "Tribe") policies and procedures.

This position is subject to tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparations, financial reporting, year-end audit preparations, investment accounting and reconciliation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Maintains and ensures confidentiality of all necessary accounting documents and records.

* Responsible for the preparation of general ledger entries and reconciliations for month-end closing of the books in a timely manner. Completes all activities and transactions in a timely manner as indicated in the month-end close checklist.

* Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements for departments and other entities.

* Reviews, analyzes and summarizes the agreements with Fund Managers, and review and analysis of their filings including but not limited to the review of their audited financial statements, SSAE 16 reports, tax filing documents and monthly/ quarterly fund statements, reports and analysis.

* Ensures compliance to the terms of the Agreements with the Fund Managers and accruing liabilities as applicable.

* Compiles memos and analysis for management review.

* Assists Accounting Supervisor, and/or Tribal Finance Controller with accounting and maintenance of financial records.

* Assists in financial audit and tax filing.

* Assists with additional financial projects assigned by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Tribal Finance Controller, and /or Business Committee (BC), as needed.


* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.

* Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license is preferred.

* Hotel and Food and Beverage experience preferred.

* Minimum three (3) years professional accounting experience required.

* Proficiency in computerized financial systems and Microsoft (Word, Power Point and Outlook) is required.

* Ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure and job ambiguity.


At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.