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Construction Controller - listed February 3, 2023


Brice Inc
Fairbanks, KA


Nellie Ramirez

Job Description


The Construction Controller provides the management team with accurate and timely financial information via financial statements, process controls, reviews, and internal audits. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting practices and procedures that produce financial information conforming to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position is also responsible for managing the Financial Accounting team to ensure that duties for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll are being completed by the Managerial Accounting team in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, and year-end audit preparation for multiple companies.


Manage the Financial Accounting team to ensure timely, accurate, and GAAP compliant financial reporting and provide the information to the executive management team.
Work with the Financial Accounting managers to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Assist Financial Accounting management team in the day-to-day operations of the department, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, equipment fleet management, inventory management and general ledger.
Oversee monthly close and preparation of WIP.
Responsible for preparation and audit of financial statements.
Collaboration with external auditors.
Responsible for the review of all taxation reporting with government or regulatory agencies and ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
Responsible for assisting in the management of established systems and controls to ensure data integrity, security, and accuracy.
Ensure staff is completing required functions as well as developing their technical and professional skills.
Initiate and implement improvements to mapped accounting processes.
Coordinate with multiple departments and subsidiaries.
Maintain collaborative communication within Brice, Inc., Calista Brice, and Calista Corporation and attend meetings as needed.
Assist with budget development and forecasting.
Keep informed of current trends and practices in field of accounting.
Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
Perform other duties as directed.

This position will supervise multiple positions within the Financial Accounting department, primarily the Financial Accounting management team.


Advanced knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Excellent oral and written communication skills and possess and demonstrate interpersonal skills needed for a team leader.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to communicate effectively in a group setting.
Working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems (Viewpoint Spectrum preferred).
Well-developed financial analysis capabilities.
Demonstrated ability to manage software operations and applications.
Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office and ability to learn new software systems.
Ability to organize multiple tasks and identify critical issues.
Sets challenging goals and demonstrates persistence to overcome obstacles.
Well-developed management skills.
Proven ability to recruit, train, and motivate personnel to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth.
Strong analytical abilities.
Able to travel for work related purposes for extended periods of time (15% of the time, as needed).
Ability to work in a Native Corporation multi-business environment.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
Minimum of ten years’ accounting experience in complex, multi-variable businesses, including construction accounting.
Experience in construction software preferred.
Three years previous experience in supervising accounting staff required.
CPA preferred.
Valid state driver’s license and qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of the Company’s Driving Policy.
Ability to pass 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. Brice Inc has a fast-paced multi-tasking office environment requiring a high degree of efficient and effective performance. Adaptability regarding schedule and design changes, and occasional overtime may be necessary.


The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. For a complete list of the demands, please email the Human Resource Department at

Physical Effort: Occasionally Standing, Bending Over, Reaching Overhead, Grasping, Lifting 10 lbs. or Less up to 25 lbs., Carrying 10 lbs. or Less up to 25 lbs., Eye/Hand Coordination (foot), Fine Manipulation. Continuously Sitting. Frequently Walking, and Talking.

Visual Acuity: Continuous close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception. Frequent distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Mental Effort: continuously thinking Analytically, using effective verbal/written communication, handling stress and emotions, concentrating on tasks, discriminating colors, examining/observing details. Frequently remember details, making decisions, adjusting to changes.

Environmental Factors: Occasionally outside exposed to hot/cold/humid temperatures, heavy machinery, dirty (soil), dry, noise, wet/slippery floors/surfaces. Continuously inside exposed to hot/heat/cold temperatures. Frequently working with others, and working alone.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, 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).

Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Calista and Subsidiaries' business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

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