The CFO provides exemplary leadership and performance accountability to the organization through the alignment and execution of the strategic initiatives and objectives of the LECH leadership team and is responsible for the planning, directing and controlling of operational activities within the accounting, cage and purchasing departments to ensure efficient control of financial resources and maximization of profit. The CFO analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine and/or maintain records of assets, liabilities, income, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities within the organization. The CFO will develop internal controls to safeguard assets and coordinate and direct the financial forecasting , budgeting, procurement, and investment activities for LECH . The incumbent will prepare or direct the preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and reports required for financing to the Chehalis Tribal Business Committee. Maintaining transparent, collaborative relations with the leadership team, vendors, community and the Chehalis Tribe is critical for this position. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of LECH is essential for success. This position ensures the confidentiality, security and accuracy of business operations; promotes positive guests and team member relations. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required and outstanding guest service to fellow team members, guests, vendors, etc. is expected. Regular attendance is required, and on occasion, later hours or weekend time may be required with project deadlines and a neat well-groomed professional appearance is essential at all times. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervises and directs personnel and accounting activities of all internal accounting operational departments; Finance, Cage, Compliance. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of the Chief Financial Officer position classification includes but not limited to: Coordinates and directs the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, and investment activities of LECH . Develops and maintains relationships with banking, investment service, and insurance personnel to facilitate financial interests, security of assets, and beneficial relations for the company. Analyzes the financial details of the past, present, and expected operations in order to identify trends, development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed. Advises management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies or actions. Works in cooperation with the executive officers of the company to develop strategies for the maximization of profits and control of expenditures. Analyzes the financial performance of each revenue department and confers with department leadership to recommend remedial action. Provides direction, assistance, training and advice to other department personnel regarding budgeting, forecasting, procurement, and other fiscal management areas. Ensures compliance of Minimum Internal Control Standards policies, procedures, security and confidentiality of all financial information, files, books, records, and computer data related to the company and guest information. Ensures all financial records are maintained in a manner acceptable to applicable government regulations. Periodically audits the accounts payables, accounts receivable, payroll, records of transaction, to ensure internal compliance and accuracy of financial reporting. Maintains current knowledge of federal, tribal, and state policies and directives relating to current accounting and investment standards. Conducts or coordinates audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with federal, tribal, and state requirements and statutes Ensures all contracts are reviewed by Tribe??s legal department and approved/signed by the CEO or designee and are maintained in the Finance Department. Responsible for the accurate recording of transactions, submission of appropriate documentation, and timely completion of all related financial functions relating to the: General ledger Accounts payable and receivable Cash flow forecasting Risk insurance Audit and tax preparation Payroll Inventory and assets Billings, credits, or rebates Credit Card Bank Reconciliation Travel Advises in the procurement of risk and property insurance and renewal of insurance contracts. Ensures benefit programs are appropriately funded and reserved. Prepares or directs the preparation and assembly of monthly and quarterly financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and reports required for financing, Gaming Commission and Tribal Council. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a minimum of a bachelor??s degree in accounting, financial analysis, economics, business administration or related major and possess at least ten (10) years of experience, with at least five (5) years in a similar position of leadership and responsibility. CPA certification preferred. SKILL, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must have knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting practices and principles, financial markets, regional economics, banking, investing, analysis and reporting of financial data. Must possess a strong knowledge and demonstrated experience in statistics, financial analysis and interpretation, ability to break down information and data into separate parts to identify underlying principles, causes, reasons or facts. Additional knowledge of Internal Revenue Service regulations, laws and legal codes, internal controls, and other governmental regulations is required. Must possess the knowledge and practical experience in progressive business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership principles and techniques, directing and coordinating operational activities. Must be able to establish and achieve long?range goals and objectives and specify strategies, actions and timelines; responsible for work generated from all departments assigned. Must be able to identify complex problems and research related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions and combine pieces of information to form conclusions, establish relationships, or identify patterns or trends that may impact business activities or financial performance while being highly accurate in financial reports, conclusions and analysis. Must know how to interpret the meaning of information to others by translating or explaining what the information means or how it can be used. Must be able to write clear, concise reports of information for others to easily comprehend and communicate with others in a non?threatening and professional manner to convey information effectively and appropriately. Must understand written documents and information and be able to present reports in a manner appropriate for the needs of the audience. Must be a minimum of 21 years old and have the ability to obtain and retain a Washington State Class III Gaming License; successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen; and have and maintain a driving record that at least meets the minimum requirements established by Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel vehicle insurance provider. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle; feel; or grip objects, stretch and/or reach with hands and arms; stoop; crouch or work in cramped or awkward positions; repetitive motions. This person may regularly lift. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust to focus. ENVIRONMENT: The environment characteristics describe here are representative of those a team member may encounter while performing the essential functions of the position. Primarily indoors and may be exposed to heavy smoke and fluctuations in temperature while in and around the Casino and/or Hotel. May also, from time-to-time be exposed to noise from slot machines, customers, music and public announcement system, as is common in a Casino and/or Hotel environment.
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