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Controller - listed May 3, 2019


Aleut PM Hodling Company (Patrick Mechanical)


Judy Currier

Job Description

Title: Controller
Announcement Date: April 2019
Reports to: President Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska Compensation: $70K-85K DOE
Schedule: Full Time Status: Exempt

General Purpose of the Position:
The Controller is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting for multiple companies in the construction industry. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial information that conforms to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Also, processes Contracts and Subcontractor, monthly billing, and collections and assists with estimation and bidding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
• Responsible for month end closing and financial and regulatory (8A) reporting processes including account analysis and reconciliation.
• Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information and an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
• Assists (or performs) day to day operations of the department, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, equipment fleet management, inventory management and general ledger.
• Responsible for preparation and compliance with all audits.
• Prepares and reviews procedures for equipment repair and maintenance cost accounting and fleet financial analysis.
• Assures that effective communications are maintained within all areas of accounting.
• Responsible for the timely submission of all taxation reporting with government or regulatory agencies and that there is compliance with federal and state laws (including, but not limited to tax).
• Coordinates and implements training for staff in accounting software programs as needed.
• Responsible for assisting in the management of established systems, controls and operational data to ensure data integrity and accuracy, including any system implementation or upgrades.
• Initiates and assists in any implementation of improvements to the mapped accounting processes.
• Prepares annual budget and monthly forecasts.
• Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
• Responds to inquiries from the TAC CFO, Controller, and other managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
• Works to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
• Assist in the organizational security in accounting software and electronic data.
• Assist with recruiting, training and evaluating accounting staff.
• Assist with incoming telephone calls.
• Responsible for managing the team in specified areas to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.
• Address tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
• Provide analysis of financial information to be used by management to make strategic business decisions.
• Work in a constant state of alertness and in safe manner.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


The Controller will supervise accounting functions of administrative staff.

• Strong personnel management skills and ability to enforce Federal, State and company labor and employment regulations.
• Supervisory skills, including but limited to, effectively and constructively resolving conflict.
• Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with employees, business partners, and clients via written and verbal communication methods.
• Ability to work independently and work cooperatively with others; ability to work with employees, business partners, and customers in a friendly and positive manner.
• Interpersonal skills to communicate and negotiate with inside and outside sources, and to control subordinate staff.
• Advanced knowledge and skills in computerized accounting systems and knowledge of company-specific software. Sage 100 Contractor familiarity.
• Ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts, and make decisions based on available information. Ability to use judgment and discretion.
• Ability to handle stressful situations and effectively plan and organize duties to meet deadlines.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work with concentration, accuracy, and attention to detail.
• Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal.
• Ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation, and administer constructive performance reviews to staff, securing their commitment to corporate goals.
• Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
• Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
• Ability to work in a Native Corporation multi-business environment
• Willing to take on-going educational courses to stay technically current.

• Minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
• In addition to education, this position requires five (5) years accounting experience in a progressively responsible position.
• Valid state Driver's License and be qualified to operate a vehicle.
• Ability to pass a drug and background screening.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

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.

Frequent: Sitting, Talking

Continuous: Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception
Frequent: Distance vision, Color vision, Ability to adjust focus

Continuous: Discriminating colors, Examining/observing details
Frequent: Thinking analytically, Communication (effective verbal and written), Handling stress and emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Remembering details, Making decisions, Adjusting to changes

Continuous: Inside (Hot/Heat, Cold)
Frequent: Working alone, Working with others

Preference will be given to Aleut shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code Must be detail oriented and organized. Must be able to be interrupted while working on many different projects at one time. Also must be able to meet multiple deadlines including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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