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Accountant, Fairbanks, AK


Organization: Interior Community Health Center
Category: Accounting
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Date Job Posted: May 13, 2022
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Accountant

Finance · Fairbanks, Alaska
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOE

Under the general direction and supervision of the Chief Finance Officer, this position is responsible for oversight of the accounting systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

Experience

Two years recent experience in accounting. Cultural competence in working with diverse populations required.

Essential Functions:

  1. Monitors and implements the day-to-day accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and payroll.
  2. Prepares and oversees the periodic adjusting journal entries and account reconciliation.
  3. Coordinates grants including applications, reporting, compliance and due dates.
  4. Prepares reports, budgets, annual audit, and other financial and operational reports, projects, analyses, Requests for Proposals and Terms and Conditions.
  5. Reviews fees in conjunction with the budget at least annually and recommends revisions.
  6. Implements updates of accounting software.
  7. Coordinates and monitors contracts including maintaining spreadsheets, evaluations and all statutory grant compliance requirements.
  8. Remains current with standards of health care and assures compliance with accounting practices.
  9. Complies with center’s policies and procedures.
  10. Participates in meetings.
  11. Utilizes personal computer.
  12. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General accounting skills.
  • Proficiency with electronic accounting systems and practice management systems.
  • Proficiency with computer skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of common office equipment (copier, fax, printer, etc.).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Position is based in the City of Fairbanks; however, position responsibilities may require travel both within the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) and Denali Borough. Use of personal vehicle is required for travel; therefore, a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance is required. Position may require working occasional evenings and weekends.

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