HR Accounting Manager

University of Alaska


HR Accounting Manager

University of Alaska System

Join the University of Alaska's Human Resources team as the HR Accounting Manager, where you will lead vital accounting operations and payroll tax compliance. This role includes managing internal and external financial reporting, general ledger preparation, regulatory audits, and supporting quarterly budget/forecasting activities. If you are a dynamic leader looking to make a significant impact within an educational institution, we encourage you to apply.

As the HR Accounting Manager, you will manage a team dedicated to upholding the financial integrity of the University of Alaska. This position reports to the Director of HR Services and is based within the Statewide Chief Human Resources Office. This role is critical in ensuring compliance with financial and regulatory standards. It demands strategic financial oversight across various HR functions, making it a perfect match for those with robust fiscal management skills.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong leadership capabilities, advanced accounting principles (GAAP) knowledge, and a solid understanding of payroll and taxation laws. Experience in strategic planning and managing complex financial systems is crucial. Additionally, proficiency in database reporting tools and Microsoft Office is required. The ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and lead a team towards achieving financial accuracy and transparency is essential.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.
At least five years of progressive professional management experience in fiscal roles, preferably in a large organization.
Professional licensure, such as CPA, is preferred.
Demonstrated experience in supervisory roles, financial reporting, and compliance management.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/compensation/salary.php, Grade 82, based on education and experience.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sarah Morisky, UA SO HR Coordinator, at mailto:sjmorisky@alaska.edu or (907)450-8245.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or mailto:police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or mailto:uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu.

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or mailto:uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing mailto:uas.clery@alaska.edu.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/5245168

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Closing Date 2025-05-09