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The Food Bank of Alaska is seeking a full-time Accountant. This position has primary responsibility to process cash receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable and reconciliations on a timely basis for Food Bank of Alaska, and to assist the Director of Finance and Administration in all aspects of the financial reporting for the organization, including grant tracking and reporting, payroll processing, assisting with preparations for the year-end audit, etc.

The Accountant is an essential part of the Finance Department and is responsible for timely, accurate preparation and posting of daily deposits of donations and payments; for correct coding, posting and payment of accounts payable; preparation and mailing of monthly statements and management of accounts receivable, answering daily inquiries about the accounts; reconciling donor software to accounting software and other monthly reconciliations; being the primary backup for payroll processing, assisting with budget development and control, grant management, and annual audits. The Accountant also assists the Director of Finance and Administration in payroll reporting, records maintenance, filing, and other general financial duties.

The ideal candidate should have a BA in Accounting or closely related field, 3-4 years of accounting experience, or a combination of both; extensive and advanced computer experience in Microsoft office, with a proven emphasis using and designing Excel spreadsheets, experience in A/P and A/R, outstanding attention to accuracy and deadlines; outstanding organizational and prioritizing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV software (Ceres) strongly preferred. Nonprofit, grant management, or social service experience is helpful.

This is a full-time position which reports to the Director of Finance and Administration. The hourly rate is $20 - $23 per hour DOE. Send resume and letter of interest to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2121 Spar Avenue, Anchorage, 99501, Fax 277-7368, email