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ECU Budget Analyst (Grant Funded) *Revised*

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Cherokee Nation
Physical Address

Tahlequah, OK 74464
Job Description

Performs work in the preparation, review and presentation of budgets by analyzing budgetary input, history, and performance measures. Formulates budget recommendations and proposes modifications and/or reallocation to existing budgets. Assists with planning, purchasing, property, payroll, reporting, data compilation, analyzing, filing, correspondence, and overall budget management. Performs these functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Federal regulations, Tribal legislation and Financial Resources’ policies and procedures.

Compiles data based on statistical studies and analyses of past and current years to prepare budgets and to justify funds requested. Correlates appropriations for specific programs with appropriations for programs and includes items for emergency funds. Reviews operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Consults with supervisors to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with program changes in order to facilitate long term planning. Prepares standard or special budget reports to interpret budget directives and establish policies for carrying out directives. Prepares comparative analyses of operating programs by analyzing costs in relations to services performed during previous fiscal years and submits reports to supervisors of organization(s) with recommendations for budget revisions. Testifies before examining authorities, fund granting authorities, administration or Tribal Council regarding proposed budgets to clarify reports and gain support for estimated budget needs, at supervisors’ request. Completes required paperwork and requisitions for purchases in compliance with established policies and procedures. Gains thorough knowledge of accounting processes and makes suggestions for improvements when appropriate. Maintains data integrity for assigned aspects of the financial system. Reviews and verifies accuracy of information. Plans duties in accordance with set deadline requirements. Validates information on the financial system to ensure that it is accurate and up-to-date. Other duties may be assigned.


Minimal supervisory (Lead position.)


Bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting; or six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


At least three (3) years experience in a related field.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting, Database, Internet, Inventory, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software, and Order processing and Payroll systems.


Must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.


Must have intermediate computer skills, knowledge of fund accounting and accounting financial systems, the ability to analyze, produce and interpret financial statements, organization and time management skills a must to meet deadline requirements. Must also have the analytical skills to propose journal entries, monitor results and have good written and oral communication skills.

Position is grant funded and employment is contingent upon funding availability.

Performance Standard 1304.52 (B) (3) current & former Early Head Start and Head Start parents must receive preference for which they are qualified.

Grant: 90-CI-9920

Term of Grant: 11/01/18 – 10/31/19

ID: 2019-16185

Closing Date: 5/30/2019

Posting Salary: $15.33 Hourly

Childcare/Law Enforcement Position: Yes

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Post End Date: 5/31/2019

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