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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)-Fort Bidwell Indian Community Council

The Fort Bidwell Indian Community Council is seeking applicants for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for supervising, planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of the financial accounting and reporting activities of the Fort Bidwell Indian Community Council Government. The position is directly responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of all financial tracking and reporting systems, financial forecasting and analysis, and fiscal reports assigned and maintained by the accounting department of the Fort Bidwell Indian Community Council.


· Must have a BA degree in Accounting or related field and professional CPA in good standing.

· Must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in financial management (preferably governmental background), with at least five (5) years in a supervisory role.

· Tribal government experience preferred.

· Knowledge of fund accounting and an ability to develop and apply modern accounting methods in an automated accounting system.

· Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

· Knowledge of Federal, State and local agency accounting system and control requirements.

· Knowledge of generally accepted professional budget and accounting principles and standards.

· Must not have been convicted of a felony involving dishonesty within the past five years.

· Ability to use Word, Excel, and other applicable computer systems involving Personnel Department.

· Ability to relate well with people, verbally and in writing.

· Must work cooperatively with Tribal Administration, Tribal Government, and employees as well as outside agencies.

· Must have a valid California Driver’s License

To apply please contact: Please complete a job application and submit to Lynell Cochran at her office or by email at

Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indians in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of tribal affiliation.

Micah Runnels

Tribal Administrator