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AIH Staff Accountant, Payroll & Special Projects

Company: Bering Straits Native Corporation
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewAlaska Industrial Hardware, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking qualified applicants for \u201cStaff Accountant, Payroll & Special Projects\u201d to perform its payroll functions and other accounting projects in Anchorage, Alaska. - This position administers and performs operations of the Payroll Department involved in the processing of time and earnings records of all employees, resulting in the biweekly distribution of payroll checks. - Prepares various reports and payments for filing/transmittal to benefit plans, insurance carriers, and governmental agencies. -Responsibilities

  • Performs all regular duties associated with the preparation, generation, and distribution of biweekly payrolls. -
  • Performs duties associated with the overall administration of the payroll department. -
  • Drafts payroll policy and procedural materials. -
  • Interprets for employees, staff, and management, payroll policies, government regulations, and keeps abreast of new developments and changes in these areas. -
  • Acts as liaison with the Accounting and HR departments for problem resolution and error correction. -
  • Develops, recommends, and implements systems and procedural changes for the Payroll Department. -
  • Acts as liaison with ADP for problem resolution and error correction. -
  • Reviews approved personnel action forms to determine names, rates of pay, hour changes, and termination/leave of absence transactions of other employees. -
  • Prepares payroll data input sheets, reflecting above transactions, as well as PTO, wage assignments/garnishments, hours and dollars for all employees, and voluntary deductions; investigates questionable entries as necessary. -
  • Assumes responsibility for all non-routine unscheduled payroll transactions, including voiding unused checks, issuing stop-payment orders, issuing replacement checks, and preparing hand-drawn checks for emergency leaves, terminations, etc. -
  • Monthly journal entries. -
  • Responsible for Co-op reimbursements and other special accounting projects as needed. -
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller. -QualificationsRequired (Minimum) Qualifications: - -
    • Bachelor\u2019s degree in accounting -
    • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills to include extensive Microsoft excel experience required -
      • Minimum of 2 years progressively responsible relevant experience -
      • CPA or CPA candidate - -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - -
        • Ability to work independently as well as with the team -
        • Able to communicate complex issues clearly -
        • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills -
        • Knowledge and understanding of payroll processes including mapping and AJE\u2019s -
        • Great attention to detail and accuracy -
          • Likes to solve problems by discovering the root cause and training to assure improved performance -
          • Possess a sense of urgency -
          • Ability to meet deadlines - -Preferred qualifications/skills/experience: -
            • ADP Payroll/Workforce now experience preferred -
            • Prior public accounting experience preferred -BENEFITSAs a full-time employee, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that forms an integral part of your total compensation. We believe that these benefits demonstrate our commitment to the well-being and professional development of our employees. (Note: these details are subject to any policy or plan changes):
              • Health Insurance: You will have the opportunity to choose from a range of medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for both yourself and your eligible dependents.
              • Employee Discount Program: After completing 90 days of employment, you will be eligible for a generous employee discount on Alaska Industrial Hardware products. This discount can also be extended to one eligible family member.
              • Retirement Savings: We offer a 401(k) plan with a company match of up to 6% of your contributions, subject to eligibility requirements.
              • Continued Education Benefit: We believe in supporting your professional growth. Therefore, we provide a continued education benefit that covers up to 50% of the cost for classes aimed at enhancing your skills in your current position. Certain conditions apply.
              • Life Insurance: To ensure the financial security of our employees, we provide a $50,000 life insurance policy for each employee, offering peace of mind in the event of an unforeseen circumstance, subject to eligibility requirements.
              • Short- and Long-Term Disability: We offer comprehensive coverage for both short-term and long-term disabilities, subject to eligibility requirements.
              • Paid Time Off (PTO): PTO is earned on an accrual basis, with increases based on your years of service. Additionally, you will receive paid time off for company-recognized holidays, jury duty, bereavement, and parental leave.
              • Health Club Benefit: We encourage a healthy lifestyle and provide a monthly reimbursement of $50 for gym membership fees. This benefit is available to you if you attend the gym at least 8 times per month.
              • Hiring Bonus: Upon completing 180 days of employment, you will receive a hiring bonus of $500 as a token of our appreciation.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - -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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - -Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with occasional opportunity to move about. - -WORK ENVIRONMENT -Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - -Job is performed in an office setting working in close proximity with other Accounting Department Team members and exposure to multiple computer screens. Requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. - The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional overtime may be required. - -ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS - -As a condition of employment, required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background/credit check. - Must have reliable transportation to/from work. - -Shareholder Preference. \u202fBSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and\u202fBSNC shareholder spouses, in that order. - -Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/AA/Male/Female/ Disability/Vets employer. -We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace. - -Visit our website at for more details and to apply. -',

Keywords: Bering Straits Native Corporation, Anchorage , AIH Staff Accountant, Payroll & Special Projects, Accounting, Auditing , Anchorage, Alaska

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