Kenaitze Indian Tribe
  • Financial Services
  • Kenai, AK, USA
  • Full Time

Financial Analyst

Dept./Program: Accounting

Division: Financial Services

Reports To: Controller

Employment Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Schedule: Exempt

Preference: TERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L. 93-638

Revision Date: 06/14/2018

Job Summary

The Financial Analyst, under the supervision of the Controller, monitors and maintains approved program budgets. Analyzes and communicates variances to program managers and directors, and provides other general budget support.  Provides support for accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, and other accounting functions of the Tribe's Accounting department as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Leads program managers in financial matters with focus on best practice and added value services contract management, benchmarking, variance analysis, and forecasting.
  • Assist in grant reporting and compliance.
  • Prepares financial feasibility studies for expanded services, contracts and fixed asset purchases.
  • Analyze operational systems, prepares recommendations, performs outreach and updates policy as needed.
  • Analyze monthly financial data to communicate to program managers and directors' potential risks and opportunities.
  • Admin systems analyst support for accounting software, manager reporter software and department Intranet, assists with department requisitions.
  • Perform annual physical inventory of fixed assets and maintain schedule for monthly depreciation entries.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate submission of month end adjustments and entries for budget and journal.
  • Works with the Finance Director to execute and communicate Council initiatives to relevant staff.
  • Prepares sufficient documentation and narratives for yearly annual budget in timely fashion to the Finance Director.
  • Assist and coordinate annual commercial insurance process.
  • Communicates with external sources to provide and receive financial analytics, including financial oversight of PL93-638 compact funding sources.
  • Maintain professional and technical acumen through attending workshops and reviewing publications.
  • Protect operations by keeping information and planning confidential, only distributing to relevant parties.

It is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list.  The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's objectives.

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

Sedentary work Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements

Stand or Sit (Stationary position)

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)

Repetitive Motion

OSHA Categories

Category II Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur

Equipment and Tools

List Equipment used for job: Computer, copier, scanner, fax, 10 key, and other office equipment

Drives KIT or Personal Vehicle: Personal



Comments: As needed for training and meetings



  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, or related field, or a combination of education and experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.


  • Experienced with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Two years progressive experience in accounting capacity.


  • Valid Alaska Driver license and must remain insurable under the Tribe's policy.

Special Skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Must work well in an environment that promotes job sharing, training, and team building.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.


  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains applications.
  • Grant financial management.
  • Prior healthcare finance experience.
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