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Junior Accountant

US-WA-Port Townsend
Alaska Power and Telephone Company





We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our team in Port Townsend! This accountant will provide support for the entire department, handling a variety of accounting and clerical responsibilities. The Junior Accountant will have strong understanding of debits and credits, with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.  This role will also serve as back-up for a variety of other positions on the team as needed.



If you are looking for an opportunity to hone your skills, be a part of a team environment, and work for a great company, please apply today!


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process and review inventory/cost transactions from various locations; specifically ensuring that these post correctly to the general ledger. Make adjusting entries as necessary.
  • Reconcile all Balance Sheet accounts at month end.
  • Assist with inventory management support.
  • Manage daily cash and reconciliation of multiple bank accounts, loans and record keeping.
  • Investigate any billing problems and formulate solutions.
  • Assist with accurate and timely month-end close.
  • Handle work order processing.
  • Support the department with day-to-day processes, additional projects and duties as assigned.


Candidate Qualifications Required

  • 1-3 years of solid accounting experience.
  • A.A. degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of accounting fundamentals and business principles.
  • Working knowledge of finance, accounting, and budgeting principles including GAAP.
  • Strong skills in keeping accurate, detailed records and organization.
  • Collaborative work style.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of financial and accounting software applications (i.e. NISC and EPICOR).
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel.
  • SharePoint experience a plus.
  • Pre-employment background check and drug test required.


About the company:

Recognized as one of the most progressive utilities in Alaska, Alaska Power & Telephone ( currently provides service to communities located above the Arctic Circle, deep in the Wrangell Mountains and throughout the islands of Southeast Alaska. We travel by boat, floatplane, snow machine, riverboat, helicopter and all-terrain vehicles.



Applications are only accepted online. Please apply at


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