The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED) State of Alaska is seeking candidates for an Accountant position.This position is located in Juneau, Alaska and reports to the Finance Director.
The position is the primary support contact for the International Marketing program which is funded by federal grant funds and will be responsible for fiscal and administrative functions.
This position is also a backup travel coordinator.Responsibilities include:Summarize and report on the financial picture of the international budget currently at $7 million.This includes maintenance of an excel projection workbook with many tabs, formulas and links.This is reconciled on a monthly basis to the state accounting system, the Integrated Resource Information System (IRIS).Pull Alaska Data Enterprise Reporting (ALDER) audit trails for federal auditors.Manually add claim number information to audit trail to assist the auditors in their review of documents.Code revenues/abatements for international appropriation.Track revenues for the international program and complete federal reimbursements on website for federal grant.Ensure that supporting documentation that meets the federal grant guidelines are attached to an invoice that is coded to the Market Access Program (MAP) funds.Provide additional review of invoices and back up for compliance to Federal MAP regulations.Work with International Program Director and International Program Coordinators to reconcile compliance issues.Ensure that all federal grant deadlines are met.Ensure that internal controls are followed for invoice processing.Coordinate and verify budget amounts with International Marketing Director for each of the programs.Also work with International Program Coordinators for invoice approvals and budget changes.Process wire transfers for both domestic and international programs.IRIS data entry for encumbrances, payments to vendors, travel reimbursements, journal entries, clearing AutoPay, etc.Backup travel coordinator which would include travel booking and reconciling travel authorizations within the timeframe of the Alaska Administrative Manual (AAM).Ensure that all State of Alaska travel rules are adhered to.Primary invoice approver when the Finance Director is out of the office.Payroll data entry for entering timesheet information as needed.Maintain filing system for accurate recordkeeping and archiving related to the federal grant requirements.Assist with Federal audit preparation and provide on-site support to International Program Director and auditors during a review.Additionally, successful candidates will demonstrate:Knowledge of accounting theories, concepts, principles, and methods.Skill in analyzing accounts, interpreting the significance and interrelationships of financial data, and preparing accurate, complete, and concise financial reports and statements.Ability to prepare sound financial management recommendations to organization managers.Ability to provide guidance to clerical and technical employees in the practical application of accounting theories, concepts, principles and methods.Ability to provide guidance in using specific procedures to find, review, or change accounting data in financial control and accounting systems.Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.Ability to interpret state and federal regulations.
Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities in accounting, budgeting, or financial management, equivalent to those typically gained by:an associate degree in finance, accounting, or a related area of study, and one (1) year of experience, preferably in the public sector, in accounting, budgeting, or financial management.
Additional Required Information State of Alaska Executive Exempt (XE) range 16 wage and benefits.Please submit resume, three (3) references, and a cover letter.
The cover letter MUST identify how you meet the minimum qualifications and outline how your education and/or experience relate to the 14 job responsibilities listed above.
The cover letter will be used to determine which applicants will move on to the interview phase.
Please submit all required items to by3 PM Alaska time October15, 2018.EEO Statement:The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call or 465-4095 in Juneau or (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.
Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201.
The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact the hiring manager directly:Hiring manager:Becky MonaglePhone number:(907) 465-5570Email address: Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits
The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska.
Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits.
(Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance BenefitsHealth insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dentalThe following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.AVTECConfidentialCorrectional OfficersMarine EngineersMt.
Edgecumbe TeachersSupervisoryUnlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's UnionExempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts.
Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.General GovernmentLabor, Trades and CraftsPublic Safety Employees AssociationMasters, Mates & PilotsEmployer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)Optional Insurance BenefitsGroup-based insurance premiums for
Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)Long-term and short-term disability
Accidental Death and DismembermentLong-term care (self and eligible family members)Supplemental Survivor BenefitsEmployee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses
Retirement Benefits Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social SecurityOption to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation ProgramNote: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
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Paid Leave & Other BenefitsPersonal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
Eleven paid holidays a year
Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.See for additional information Apply for Job Now