Senior Accounting Analyst - OHTA at Chickasaw Nation Industries in Washington, Washington DC

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Federal Vaccine Mandate states that federal and contract employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid by January 4th, 2022, unless the law provides a religious or medical exception. Employees will be required to adhere to this mandate.


The Office of Historical Trust Accounting (OHTA) provides historical accountings of Individual Indian Money (IIM) accounts and litigation support for trust fund related litigation filed by Indian tribes against the United States. The Senior Accounting Analyst manages a team of Accounting Analysts and works collaboratively with the prime contractor and the OHTA to ensure high standards of accounting analysis are accomplished in support of current litigation and settlement efforts. This position further supports team efforts by serving in the capacity of a Senior Accounting Analyst, which requires the ability to work with multiple historical accounting systems in the thorough analysis, reporting and archival of historical accounting information.

In addition to the OHTA responsibilities, the Senior Accounting Analyst provides project management for the Indian Health Service (IHS) A-123 subcontract. This project helps to ensure proper documentation and internal test controls over A-123 financial reporting cycles, which involves overseeing a team of Financial Consultants and collaborating with the prime contractor/management in the planning, directing and coordinating of activities for the successful completion of all deliverables.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.

Coordinates work assignments and analyzes critical information related to historical accountings of Individual Indian Money (IIM) accounts and trust fund related litigation filed by Indian tribes.

Works with multiple historical accounting systems in the thorough analysis, reporting and archival of historical accounting information.

Works with management to determine project objectives, allotted timeframe, established processes/procedures, staffing requirements, funding parameters, available resources, and expected deliverables.

Establishes work plan, and assigns staff for each phase of project requirements. Arranges for any necessary recruitment of project personnel.

Manages assigned staff; and serves as a working team member focused on identifying, locating and securing available data/records necessary to conduct and support historical accounting efforts.

Ensures that assigned projects are accomplished accurately and according to contractor.

Ensures that all project goals/objectives are completed within designated timetables and funding parameters.

Prepares standard and ad hoc reports for management, clients, or others.

Monitors progress, and resolves any identified issues impacting successful product/service delivery. Ensures compliance with all administrative and contractual requirements.

Responsible for approving contractor schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising contractor personnel and communicating policies, purposes and goals of the organization to subordinates.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or a related field of study, and a minimum of five (5) years' relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience. Must have a minimum of two years financial analysis experience.


Public Trust Clearance required


Knowledgeable in performance of historical account reconciliation

Proficient knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, federal regulations and guidelines

Working knowledge of accounting records management and filing processes

Working knowledge in application of government accounting standards, including cash and accrual accounting

Excellent supervisory skills with ability to effectively lead, mentor and train others

Adept in data analysis and data reporting skills with solid systems and process orientation skills

Demonstrated ability to apply analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Solid organizational and leadership skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to produce professional accounting and financial reports

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and to meet specified deadlines

Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite with ability to quickly grasp specialized software systems

Ability to appropriately raise issues and concerns for resolution

Excellent customer service and relationship-building skills

Ability to work effectively with others in diverse and multi-functional roles

Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of staff including executive management

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment toward the successful achievement of goals


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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