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Accountant - listed January 21, 2019


Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska
1905 Cowles Street Fairbanks Ak


Odette M. Butler

Job Description

Breast Cancer Detection Center

Job Description

Job Title: Accountant
Supervisor: Executive Director
Classification: Full Time
Revised Date: Nov 6, 2018
Approved By: Odette Butler, Executive Director

Job Summary:
Serves as direct support for the Executive Director. Responsible for preparing accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting and internal control procedures for the Breast Cancer Detection Center. Ensures efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts payable as well as closely monitors accounts receivable with regards to contracts, medical billings, and rents. In conjunction with the Office Manager ensures that the in house billing process is accurate. In conjunction with the Executive Director, engages in research and application of activities with a goal of increasing revenue for the Breast Cancer Detection Center (BCDC) programs in order to fulfill the mission of the Center.

Essential Functions:
1. Fully charged with maintaining accurate and GAAP compliant records in Quickbooks.
2. Processes payroll in a timely manner; ensures compliance with applicable Federal and State reporting (EFTPS, SUI, W-2, etc)
3. Responsible for employee benefits administration (Modified Medical Allowance, SIMPLE IRA).
4. Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
5. Manages in house billing and closely monitors and audits of A/R accounts.
6. Maintains an orderly accounting filing system
7. Ensures all financial reporting deadlines are met to include monthly financial reports for the ED and the board of directors.
8. Ensures that accounts receivable are collected promptly.
9. Manages the production of the annual budget and forecasts under board committee supervision
10. Assists with financial audit preparation and coordinates the audit process.
11. Provides support for community events by providing a well thought out plan for the taking in of all monies and reporting of those receivables as well as training volunteers and staff in check in check out process and troubleshooting throughout the event.
12. Provides marketing assistant with applicable equipment and manuals/training to coordinate volunteers receiving donations.
13. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
14. Assists ED with projects as needed.

IMPORTANT: This is not a supervisory position, nor does it lend itself to speaking for the director or serving as a representative in lieu of the director at any time. All decisions, to include purchases will be made at the direction and approval of the ED.

Includes but is not limited to a networked computer, printer, facsimile, photocopier, multi-line phone, credit card machine, virtual credit card terminal.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires sitting for extended periods of time; also stooping, bending and stretching for files. Often carries supplies up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, copier, facsimile machine and other office equipment as necessary. Visual acuity to read computerized documents and paper files. Hearing within or corrected to normal range for telephone and in person contacts. Interaction with the public on phone and in person is constant and interruptive. Valid driver’s license and insured vehicle for off-site activities. Work may be stressful at times.

1. Associates in accounting or bookkeeping or equivalent in experience
2. Knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger accounting.
3. Knowledge of office administration and procedures.
4. Proficient in relevant computer applications (MS Excel, MS Word, Quickbooks)
5. 1-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience.

Employee Signature ___________________________________ Date ______________________

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