General Ledger Accountant (Accounting)

General Ledger Accountant (Accounting)

Full-Time, Regular


Anchorage, AK, US







Job Title:         General Ledger Accountant

Department:    Finance

Reports To:     Assistant Controller

Supervises:      None

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt 

Pay Grade:      N8

Job Type:         Regular, Full-Time



General Functions:

The General Ledger Accountant performs a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions with a significant focus on General Ledger accounting.  This position supports the Controller in conducting month-end and quarter-end close as well as maintenance of various balance sheet accounts.


Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Process a variety of financial documents within a computerized accounting system, such as financial transactions, invoices, vendor checks, payroll transactions, account statements, authorizations, journal vouchers, and purchase orders.
  • Reconcile bank accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and analyze discrepancies from sales and payables modules to general ledger balances.
  • Maintain fixed asset listing and calculate depreciation and book value; record additions, deletions, and depreciation; reconcile listing to the general ledger.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and follow-up on noted discrepancies.
  • Maintain the cash management spreadsheet and posting bank transactions in the general ledger.
  • Prepare month-end adjusting journal entries.
  • Record investment account transactions and reconcile them to the general ledger.
  • Participate in scheduled internal and external meetings, and training as requested.
  • Assist in preparing monthly financial statements.
  • Assist in preparing schedules and supporting documentation for annual financial audits and tax reporting.
  • Perform related tasks as assigned. 

Job Specifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively before various audiences.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintaining efficiency and accuracy.
  • Strong mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, rates, ratios, percentages, and graphs.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and/or diagram form.
  • Demonstrated intermediate experience using Microsoft Excel. 

Minimum Core Competencies:  CITC Values, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. 
  • Two years of general ledger, journal entry, or related accounting experience.
  • Ten-key by touch.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.

Additional Information:

Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.



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The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.   It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.   Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Anchorage, AK

22 day(s) ago