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Opening Date: 09/20/2022
Closing Date: 10/04/2022
Job Title: Controller
Salary/Wage: $46.30 – $48.93
Tribal Level: TL 129-130
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202264


Plans, directs, and controls the Tribe’s finances through analysis, management, budgeting, financing, and accounting practices, as well as nurturing its relationship with institutions and other members of the financial community by performing the following duties personally, or with staff.


TL 129: Any combination of education and experience totaling eight years of governmental or fund accounting will be considered.  Two years of supervisory experience is mandatory. TL 130: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or any bachelor’s degree with a minimum of twenty-four credit hours of advanced accounting, is preferred.TL130 shall be reserved for those holding a bachelor’s degree or above; all others will be employed at TL 129.  Incumbents at the TL129 level will be automatically increased to TL130 and same step upon fulfilling the preferred qualifications. Knowledge of: Investment funds, real estate, lending structures, and risk management. Advanced knowledge of computer operations, software, and hardware. Thorough understanding of fund accounting and grant administration. Ability to: Read and understand financial reports. Other: Occasionally work weekends and evenings. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA Vehicle.


Responsible for fiscal compliance of all government contracts and grants. Responsible for supervision of accounting staff and program accounting operations. Supervise the maintenance of financial records. Review the reconciliation’s of accounting records to determine completeness and accuracy.  Responsible for trial balances of general and subsidiary ledgers. Assist in preparing financial reports for administration. Assist in the review or development of accounting systems, procedures, and software. Assist in the development of user manuals for accounting and budgeting systems currently in use or to be implemented. Perform internal audit procedures guaranteeing compliance with Tribal policies, GAAP, GASB Statements and OMB regulations, specifically 2CFR200. Provide investment advice to the Administrative Services Director, and manage the Tribe’s cash flow and short-term investments. Responsible for closeout of financial records, and preparation for annual audit. Responsible for FQHC reconciliation reporting and compliance. Provide technical assistance and training on accounting procedures to service users. Prepare financial reports and schedules as needed. Analysis of financial reports as needed for Tribal operations. Other duties as assigned.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here:

Employment Application (PDF)
Apply Online

Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.


If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.