Suquamish Seafood Enterprises
Salary: $65,000 - $75,000
Suquamish Seafood Enterprises (SSE) is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in the south-central Puget Sound, directly across the water from Seattle in the ancestral home of Chief Sealth also known as Chief Seattle. Suquamish tribal history and tradition are celebrated throughout the year and are a visible part of the Suquamish experience. Along the waterfront and in Suquamish Village are restaurants, local businesses, and several cultural sites. Visitors can also enjoy these sites by walking the streets and paths that join the Suquamish Museum and village neighborhoods.
Established in 1996 by tribal charter, SSE is a fully chartered business entity of the Suquamish Tribe Port Madison Indian Reservation and carries on the traditional subsistence practices of the Puget Sound. SSE offices are located in Poulsbo. SSE was formed to develop seafood markets for tribal fishermen and is a benefit for the tribal members via seafood sustainability, subsistence living, and to support the tribal economy. SSE total sales are approximately $5,000,000 per year. Total operations budget totals approximately $1,800,000 per year. SSE operates under a seven-member board of directors and has a total of 19 full-time employees, 23 divers and four boat tenders which operate under contract. The General Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of SSE.
Under the direction of the General Manager, the Staff Accountant is the only financial position within SSE operations. Working closely with the Suquamish Tribal Finance Department, this position is responsible for all financial transactions and the overall financial operations of SSE. The position involves the overall organization, management, coordination, and execution of the day-to-day financial activities. This position bears a high degree of responsibility for attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness with minimum direct supervision.
Candidates must have an AA degree, preferably in accounting or three (3) years of accounting experience. The selected candidate must obtain or have a valid Washington State Driver’s License, have a high school diploma or GED, have the ability to communicate well with tribal staff, administration, the Suquamish Tribal Business Committee, and financial professionals, and must be COVID-19 vaccinated.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Suquamish Seafood Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 16, 2022 (open until filled).