Chickaloon Village Traditional Council

Chickaloon Village Traditional Council

(Nay’dini’aa Na’ Kayax)

Accounting Department

Internal/External Position Announcement



If you enjoy accounting and would like to utilize your skills to support a fiscally responsible Tribal Government; and be part of a strong team of dedicated, passionate, and caring accounting professionals, this is the job for you!


Job Title:            Accountant       

Department:      Accounting

Mission:             Helping Our Citizens to Thrive


What We Offer: A full-time position, with a competitive pay structure, and a great benefits package including: 15 paid holidays plus accrued PTO, free training and educational opportunities, a variety of insurance benefits, and a generous 401(K)-retirement plan.


What We Are Seeking: As CVTC’s Accountant, you will prepare and maintain financial records using fund accounting. You will assist the Accounting Director with providing accounting support and financial data to Department Directors and Program Managers as well as outside agencies and auditors by applying GAAP.


Additional Responsibilities: You will analyze financial information, prepare financial reports, and develop budgets utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures. Additionally, you will serve as primary back-up for payroll, and accounts payables and receivables.


Qualifications, Education & Experience: 

  • Over 2 years of experience, working for Tribal Governments and governmental accounting is required.
  • Experience working with QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions required.
  • Must have experience with grant financial management, grant reporting and A-133 Audit requirements and preparation.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Knowledge of how to collaborate and negotiate with grantees, project managers, management, finance staff, to help identify common needs, standardize grant agreements, eliminate duplicative efforts, and work to streamline the grant process.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and leadership skills; including the ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to function well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superb time management skills to ensure scheduled activities are followed.
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams), database software, and general office equipment with the willingness to learn new systems.
  • Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a skills demonstration.
  • A valid Alaska Driver’s license is required for this position and the ability to be insured on CVTC’s vehicle insurance policy.


AN/AI Preference: As allowed in P.L. 93-638, preference for employment will be given to Alaska Native and American Indian peoples.


Visit and select the job link to apply. Please apply by 05/02/2024, open until filled. Please contact Human Resources at 907-761-3919 or

Palmer, AK

13 day(s) ago

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