• Accounting Associate

    Posted: 08/01/2022

    If you are looking for a long-term position where you can grow your skills and advance your role in accounting and financial management in a team-oriented, community-minded environment, this role is for you. Bettisworth North Architects and Planners seeks a professional who can work in a high-energy, fast-paced, creative, team-oriented office environment as a key member of our finance team, supporting the Senior Accountant, executive team, and architects, and working closely with marketing and operations.
      
    Our family-oriented team of Alaska Community Builders enjoys an open, fun environment, including annual ski days, team-building and social events, wellness activities, and frequent opportunities to connect and volunteer in the community. We provide personalized professional development opportunities, comprehensive benefits, and flexibility. 
     
    Our Anchorage office is in the heart of midtown surrounded by amazing food, local shops, 360-degree views of the city, and mountains and the ocean to explore in our backyard. Our Fairbanks studio is near Downtown Fairbanks on the banks of the beautiful Chena River.
     
    Inclusive workplace: Bettisworth North is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
     
    To join our team as a full-time ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE, in the Fairbanks or Anchorage office, email resume with 3 references to info@bettisworthnorth.com, Attn: Mark Kimerer, HR Director.
     
    We are looking for someone with the following skillsets:

    • Attention to detail for one’s own and others’ work for complete, accurate data entry and output
    • Friendly, positive, can-do attitude with a professional demeanor
    • Desire to work on a team and collaborate with co-workers
    • Applied understanding of accounting principles
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Computer and administrative skills
    • Aptitude for handling multiple tasks and prioritizing deadlines
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Desire to learn and meet the demands of evolving accounting responsibilities and best practices
    • Demonstrated dependability
    Responsibilities will include:
    • Assist and report to Senior Accountant 
    • Support firm management team
    • Basic bookkeeping
    • Assist with payroll processing, and tax and audit tasks
    • Review and prepare vendor invoices for approval and payment
    • Assist in coding and tracking invoices and expenses for the department
    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and year-end financial documents
    • Prepare project contract documents
    • Preserve confidentiality of proprietary information
    • Manage documents and records
    • Correspondence with clients and consultants
    • Assist with office administration/operations as a backup
    Required and encouraged experience: 
    • Higher Education or Associate Degree in Accounting
    • Relevant 5-year minimum professional accounting experience, including payroll and invoicing for private company
    • Working experience in accounting software, preferred with Axium Ajera
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
    • Demonstrated proficiency in business English, spelling and punctuation, general office practices and procedures