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Staff Accountant

Company: Sycuan
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Staff Accountant-Tribal Accounting

Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America Req #1642

Friday, May 7, 2021

The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of people...a Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.Much has changed since that time. Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region. One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community. Sycuan is more than just a business. Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal. Whether you work in our state-of-the-art Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.

Staff Accountant Job Purpose:

Supports the Tribal Accounting Department accounting activities, by preparing and analyzing financial reviews, financial reports, and financial statements, and other accounting functions for the Sycuan Tribal Government.

Staff Accountant Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Tribal Management at any time)

+ Prepares monthly Sycuan Tribal Development Corporation and Sycuan Market accounting, runs necessary reports, prepares general journal entries and monthly reconciliations for both entities.

+ Ensures General Ledger accuracy by reviewing the details and recommending adjustments to journal entries if necessary, reconciling accounts and collaborating with other departments concerning errors or questions.

+ Processes credit card transactions by collecting and verifying cardholder receipts, description of charges and authorization forms, codes individual credit card charges to the appropriate General Ledger account and prepares for entry to the accounting system.

+ Grant Funds Accounting, prepares Grant financials, and reconciles grants with supporting documentation and prepares documents for accounts receivable entry.

+ Records all bank account activity by entering all approved checks, cash bank deposits, transfers, and other bank account adjustments into the accounting software and p repares cash and checks for deposit with the bank.

+ Provides annual budget, and audit support by providing the research and documentation necessary for budget, financial preparation and correction, as well as facilitates documents for annual audit and budget.

+ Assists Tribal Accounting Department by performing additional accounting duties, such as Medical Plan bank reconciliation and monthly billing, providing detailed excel schedules as needed, troubleshooting, and correcting errors.

+ Fixed Assets Tracking to include maintaining records and reconciling fixed assets and providing monthly updates for all construction in progress and vehicles.

Staff Accountant Job Specifications:

Education and Experience:


+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

+ 1 year of accounting experience

Skills and Knowledge :


+ Proficiency in Word and intermediate to advanced in Excel

+ Proficiency in General Ledger account analysis

+ Proficiency in computerized accounting systems

+ Excellent data entry skills

+ Excellent English writing proficiency

+ Ability to communicate effectively in the English language

+ Ability to perform mathematical calculations

+ Ability to maintain professionalism and composure

+ Ability to interact effectively with a diverse employee population

+ Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions

+ Ability to accept constructive criticism

+ Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and assignments

+ Ability to use 10-key by sight or touch

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality

+ Record-keeping and organizational skills


+ Basic understanding of Microsoft Dynamics GP Accounting System

+ Basic understanding of Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP

+ Basic understanding of Docuware Document Management System

+ Basic understanding of QuickBooks

Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

Direct: None

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

Other details

+ Pay Type Salary

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+ Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America

Keywords: Sycuan, El Cajon , Staff Accountant, Other , El Cajon, California

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