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Controller - listed October 3, 2019


Fountainhead Development, Inc./Equipment Source, Inc.
1501 Queens Way


Robert Hanson

Job Description

Fountainhead Development, Inc. (FDI)
Incorporated in 1985, Fountainhead Development Inc. (FDI), is the largest independent hotelier and real estate developer in Alaska. FDI maintains a nearly 2 million square foot portfolio of commercial and residential property. FDI is a local leader in tourism, owning and operating Sophie Station Suites, Wedgewood Resort, and the Bear Lodge. Beyond our commitment to providing top-notch service to our visitors, FDI holds a strong commitment to community enhancement and has created some of the top attractions in Fairbanks, such as the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary.
Our goal at Fountainhead Development, Inc. is to ensure that guests and staff alike enjoy a positive and professional environment with teamwork as the foundation. We seek to create dynamic opportunities for our employees to work and grow with us as an organization, and look for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for service and a strong work ethic. With plenty of opportunities for advancement, we are a great place to get your start in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Equipment Source, Inc. (ESI)
Founded in 2000, Equipment Source, Inc. (ESI) is one of Alaska’s premier distributors of worksite products and heavy equipment for the oil, mining, construction, and agriculture industries. We strive to meet the quality and needs of our clients and if there is a need that is not being met by current products in the market, we will design a product to fill the need. To that end, ESI maintains a continuing tradition of innovative designs for extreme industrial applications, and we design, develop, and manufacture our products in state for worldwide distribution.
To ensure the highest level of both quality and innovation in our designs, ESI staffs a highly qualified crew that includes mechanical engineers, certified welders, fabricators, technicians, assembly workers, painters, sand blasters, and sales personnel. Whether you are looking to get into sales or engineering we have an exciting place for you at ESI. With a dynamic market, ESI is constantly adapting our products to the ever-changing needs of the industry, and we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are excited to stand at the cutting edge of industry with us.

FDI/ESI Controller Position Summary: Audit and maintain record of assets & liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and other financial activities. Establish and implement proper accounting procedures. Prepare financial reports for management.


Monitor and reconcile daily cash and credit card activity
Complete bank reconciliations
Audit, reconcile and maintain integrity of general ledger accounts
Prepare monthly financial statements for all users
Set-up internal control systems and adopt proper policies for financial reporting
Develop system controls to ensure data integrity
Develop operational data documentation and troubleshooting procedures
Present accounting reports to management, to include communication of observations and recommendations
Oversee monthly and annual closing procedures
Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, local, state and federal policies and directives, and current accounting standards
Supervise employees performing accounting duties
Evaluate and motivate employees
Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to employees to enhance performance
Maintain equitable administration of company policies and procedures as they relate to all employees
Provide example, training and coaching regarding performance and behavior standards
Set and monitor work schedules
Complete appropriate performance documentation
Perform, and assist employees with, problem solving and customer relations
Operate automated time and attendance system to manage, approve and data enter work time and attendance information
Operate word processing, spreadsheet, instance messaging, company email and other software required to successfully complete the job
Effectively interface with other departments, including but not limited to IT, Operations, Human Resources, Payroll, Marketing, Reservations & Sales, and Construction/Maintenance
Prepare and provide professional oral and written communications
Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, copier and facsimile; using various computer applications and software packages
Other duties as assigned

Education, Knowledge and Skills:

4-year Accounting Degree required
5 years of applicable experience required, 3 of which should be in auditing
2 years of supervisory experience required
Able to learn, understand and use multiple computer accounting systems, software and hardware, and how they interface with one another
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) to include import and export of spreadsheet data
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
Strong written and oral communication skills, to include effectively conveying information to others, and giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Able to use sound judgment and make appropriate independent decisions
Able to manage time and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Able to motivate, develop and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
Able to identify complex problems and analyze related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Able to perform with sufficient physical ability and mobility to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of computer keyboard; to travel to other locations; to verbally communicate to exchange information; to see and hear within a reasonable range for an office environment with or without correction.
Work Values:

Leadership – willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction
Initiative – willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
Attention to detail – being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks
Integrity – being honest and ethical
Dependability – being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations
Cooperation – being pleasant with others and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
Confidentiality – maintaining strict privacy of information, documents, etc.

LOCATION Fountainhead Development, Inc.
WAGE Depends on experience
HOURS Generally 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday with flexibility for evenings and weekends as needed to meet business demands
UNIFORM Business Casual Attire
AGE 16+
D&A STATEMENT Fountainhead Development, Inc. is a drug and alcohol free workplace.
EOE STATEMENT Fountainhead Development, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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