Department of Treasury
The Treasury Division – Office of Budget & Finance is committed to excellence in financial reporting and management. The primary focus of the division is protecting, growing, and managing the financial assets of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with a multigenerational focus.
We accomplish our work through the implementation of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) federal standards, and best practices as recommended by organizations such as the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA).
Internally, we focus on building expertise in the areas of accounting, budgeting, compliance, grant life cycle management, revenue and taxation management, disbursements, treasury, centralized purchasing, and risk management. We insist on excellence and work diligently to deliver timely and accurate data, detailed financial reporting, financial forecasting and projection, trending analysis, superior customer service, and effective communication to both internal and external customers.
We have assembled one of the most robust and qualified financial services teams in Indian Country and take great pride in being an estimable example to tribes across the country in financial management and stewardship. Additionally, we continue to build the systems, processes, and fiscal policy to match our human capital to be a leader in Indian Country and an example to all.