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Finance Officer

Location: King Salmon, Alaska
Date Posted: 05-15-2018
Position:       Finance Officer
Location:      King Salmon
Pay Range:    DOE + excellent benefits
Relocation:    Available

Supervises accounting staff and performs a wide range of complex professional accounting duties in the analysis, preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports; makes complex and difficult accounting analyses and reports; and performs related duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works with and directs Finance Assistant in accounts payable, cash receipting, business licensing, and collections and promulgates policies and procedures to insure requirements of the Borough Code are followed. Provides day to day leadership to ensure a high performance, customer service oriented work environment that supports achieving the department’s and the Borough's mission, objectives and values.
  • Is Responsible for the leasing of Borough lands; evaluating applications, prepares ordinance for leases, ensures that all fees and rents are properly billed, collected, and accounted for.
  • Prepares comprehensive financial statements and the State Controller's Report; participates in preparing and presenting quarterly periodic financial reports to the Borough Manager, Borough Council and Borough departments; assists in compiling the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, including developing the statistical section; conducts special expenditure analyses.
  • Develops the annual Borough budget; prepares budget estimates; provides financial and budget information to the Borough Assembly and assists in resolving questions and issues; prepares the monthly treasurer’s report, comparing budget versus current actual revenues and expenditures; records investment transactions and prepares monthly investment portfolio schedules; generates cash management analyses.
  • Processes LPB Staff semi-monthly payroll and benefits and Assembly and Planning Commission meeting stipends and per diem as necessary. Maintain employee and elected official personnel files. Prepares year end W-2 and 1099 and attendant required reporting to Federal and State agencies.
  • Utilizing accounting system functionality, prepares and posts adjusting and recurring journal entries and updates general ledger accounts for monthly revenue and expenditure transactions; analyzes and reconciles accounts to the general ledger as required; generates monthly trial balances; prepares yearend accruals and adjustments; prepares reversing entries and closes the general ledger.
  • Serves as grant administrator; coordinates contracted services, records expenses and revenues to special revenue accounts, submits reports to granting agencies, and reconciles grant accounts.
  • Prepares, reviews, and administers Borough contracts with consultants, lobbyist, and other contracted entities.
  • Serves as systems administrator and ensures smooth operations of the Finance department’s accounting and cash receipting systems, including general ledger, and payroll; works with contracted IT support to ensure that backup and restore processes are processed; assist in planned installation and testing of new releases and systems enhancements; insure software problems are resolved with as little disruption to office routine.
  • Coordinates and oversees the audit of the Borough’s accounting records, financial statements and special funds conducted by the Borough's external auditor. Establishes and maintains internal control procedures and ensures that accounting standards are met.
  • Provides backup support to other staff in the Finance department; may provide occasional or emergency backup to the contracted Network Systems Administrator.
  • Conducts research and performs special projects as requested the Assembly and the Borough Manager
Essential Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a major in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, preferably in a governmental agency; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Principles and practices of general, fund, and governmental accounting including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting; principles and practices of cost and fixed asset accounting
  • GAAP, GASB and GFOA accounting standards and requirements
  • Principles and practices of municipal budgeting
  • Laws and ordinances relating to the financial administration of public agencies
  • Borough functions and associated financial management and reporting issues
  • Principles and practices of business data processing particularly related to the processing of accounting and financial information
  • Public purchasing and contracting principles and practices, including competitive bidding procedures; principles and practices of effective supervision
  • Must be willing to fly by small aircraft to remote Borough villages as needed and may be away from home for several days.
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

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