Uniquely Human, Ampersand provides full scale technology sustainment, strategic planning and professional services to our clients, allowing them to achieve their greatest ambitions. We support diversity in all we do and recognize success is achieved by the inclusion of all experiences and voices and is an equal-opportunity employer.

Ampersand is currently recruiting for a detail-oriented individual with accounting and payroll experience for its new Account position. This position implements and oversees day-to-day accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and payroll. It also prepares monthly financials following GAAP principles.

This is a full-time, exempt, salary position, with a range of $53k - $58/annualized, DOE, located in Fairbanks, AK.

Essential Functions

  • Performs monthly financial close procedures including asset and liability account reconciliations
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet and profit and loss financial reporting
  • Assists in preparation and coordination of annual budget
  • Prepares quarterly management financial reports
  • Oversight of all payroll tax filings prepared and filed by third party payroll agency
  • Coordinates & prepares workpapers for annual financial audit
  • Prepare payroll, in compliance with Federal and (multiple) state laws, including review of employee timesheets, maintenance of employee payroll information in payroll system, and proper record keeping.
  • Ensure timely funding of employee benefits

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP accounting practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing, internal controls, and payroll taxes
  • Proficient with accounting software
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficient with, or the ability to quickly learn, payroll software


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Three years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping
  • One year experience in payroll processing

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please visit our website at to view the full job description and to download an application. Submit your application, resume’, and cover letter to

Or you may mail your application to:


Attn: Human Resources

PO Box 71217

Fairbanks, AK  99707

Ampersand will make reasonable accommodations during the application and/or hiring process for qualified job applicants upon request.

Ampersand will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation/preference, pregnancy status, or national origin. This includes but is not limited to recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination, and take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.




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