Tyonek Native Corporation
  • 07-Oct-2020 to 06-Nov-2020 (CST)
  • TNC - ANCH
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Full Time


Tyonek Native Corporation (Tyonek) is an 8(a) Native American Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA).  Tyonek is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses including defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services and construction.  Our corporate office is in Anchorage, AK with our subsidiary corporate office located in Madison, AL.  Tyonek has over 1200 employees located in fourteen states.

The Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the Executive Management team and is responsible for directing all finance and accounting functions of the company in accordance with the policies and practices of Tyonek Native Corporation and its subsidiaries.   Provide analysis and review of potential business investments, day to day and long-term strategic planning of cash management, banking relationships and borrowing decisions, short and long-term budget planning and report accurate financial results.  This position will be housed in our Anchorage location.


  • Act as a strategic business partner to senior executive leadership team
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization regarding long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts. Provide insight and recommendations to both short and long-term growth plan of organization
  • Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency
  • Communicate, engage, and interact with Board of Directors (BOD), CEO and Executive Leadership Team
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors as needed
  • Serve as a key member of executive leadership team and round table discussion panel
  • Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team
  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division
  • Manage the cash-flow position of the company. Responsibility includes authority to establish credit and collections and purchasing policies to establish schedules for payment of bills and financial obligations.
  • Maintain relationships with financial institutions in conjunction with the CEO. Administers banking arrangements and loan agreements, receives, has custody of and disburses the company's monies and securities Other duties as assigned
  • 25% travel is required
  • Provide mentoring to Accounting, Finance, Project Control, Contracts, IT and Human Resources department
  • Oversees the accounting department, both locally and in Madison, to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions including maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures at both the parent and subsidiary levels.
  • Provide continuous assessment of the potential economic, systemic and execution risks of each of the company's activities, identifying areas of insufficient profitability and recommends course of corrections and alternatives
  • Provides ongoing financial and related analysis for existing operations through such means as special analysis, studies and reviews, or recommended business and operations improvements to ensure head corporate costs are efficient and G&A allocations to subsidiaries does not impair competitiveness
  • Responsible for the proper reporting of several complex accounting issues in the following critical areas; compliance with GAAP, FASB requirements; compliance with FAR, CAS, DCAA, SBA and other government accounting for 7(j) receipts, expenditures and payments; accounting for Deferred Taxes; reporting and valuation of Intangible assets; reporting depletion expenses for both financial and tax purposes and responsible for overseeing all audits
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and financial trends to assist the CEO, the BOD, and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization, i.e. evaluation of potential alliances, acquisitions and/or mergers, pension funds and investments
  • Execute and monitor compliance with regulatory aspects of government contracting including billing practices, FAR and GAAP compliance to include development and documentation of processes for selected functions within the Finance group.
  • Maintain and monitor the costing structures, maintaining a comparison to community, national and regulatory standards: ensuring a competitive and cost-effective structure
  • Evaluate ongoing financial planning tools to support the strategic planning process and implantation and ensure necessary resources are secured
  • Oversees the granting of credit and the collection of accounts due the company, including supervision of required special arrangements for financing sales, such as time payments and leasing plans
  • Ensures the maintenance of appropriate financial records and preparation of required financial reports
  • Maintains adequate sources for the company's current borrowings from commercial banks and other lending institutions. Invests the company's funds as appropriate


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. MBA preferred
  • Minimum of ten years' experience in government contracting accounting/finance as a CFO and/or Controller
  • Extensive experience in month-end close out procedures and financial statement preparation
  • Significant experience in various complex accounting issues, including revenue recognition using the percent complete method, government accounting, FAR, CAS, intangible assets, Section 7(j), deferred tax assets, compliance, and reporting
  • Strong knowledge of Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) programs
  • Experience or understanding of Alaska Native Corporation and Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) strongly preferred
  • Proven track record in people leadership (setting direction, alignment, motivation) and coaching in a multi-disciplinary teamwork environment
  • Ability to develop effective and respectful relationships with industry, with government representatives, and Shareholder leadership and communities, consistent with TNC's values and best interest
  • Strong knowledge of complex accounting systems, specifically Deltek CostPoint a must
  • Excellent negotiator who is experienced in contracts
  • Well organized, trustworthy, self-motivated, understands the "big picture", strong strategic thinker, good public speaking a must
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Top-Secret clearance
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer, pre-employment substance abuse testing.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • On occasion must be able to lift 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.


TNC and its subsidiaries fall under ANCSA and are entitled under Federal Law to extend hiring preferences to its shareholders.  ANCSA provides TNC the authority to give shareholder preference in hiring.  TNC reaffirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.  Tyonek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA governed Federal Contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities.  TNC provides all employees and job applicants' equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, color, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, national origin or any other reason prohibited by law. 


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