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Finance

Jessica Alberts -- CFO
Melvine Reierson -- Grants Management Specialist
Kateri DeMarce -- Payroll Technician
Lora Grey Bear -- Grants Management Specialist
Renita Shaw -- Travel Coordinator
Ron Walking Eagle -- Bank Reconciliation
Rebecca Diaz -- AP/Insurance Technician
Lynn Green -- Accountant
Keisha Shaw --Grants Management Specialist/Assets
Kristi Thompson --Records Management/Receptionist
Tiffany Grey Bear --AP/FI/PO Processor

816 3rd Ave. N – PO Box 359
Fort Totten, ND  58335
Phone: (701) 381-8546
Fax: (701) 381-0673

The accounting department is under the direct supervision of the Tribal Treasurer and headed by the Chief Financial Officer. The duties include the supervision and maintenance of the accounting records for all cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts payable, encumbrances, budgeting, payroll and personnel records, property records, and other accounting related records.

A fully integrated computer based accounting system has been in place for several years. It assists in the maintenance of cash receipts journals, cash disbursement journals, general journals, the general ledger, trial balances, balance sheets, statements of revenue and expenditures with budget controls, and other financial reports.

This integrated computer based accounting system includes the general ledger, accounts payable, encumbrances, and payroll, all vendor checks and payroll checks are processed through the computer.

Fund accounting principles are followed, where each fund or grant is accounted for as a separate entity with its own complete set of self-balancing accounts.

The Spirit Lake Tribe has also implemented an adequate system of internal controls for cash receipts, cash disbursements, adjustments and accruals, budgeting, purchasing and accounts payable, payroll, and other related areas.

 

April Report