University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Sitka Sound Science Center
Location: Sitka
Position: Finance Director; full time
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related area and/or minimum 5 years of appropriate work experience
Summary: The Sitka Sound Science Center (SSSC) is a growing non-profit with a mission to increase the understanding and awareness of the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems of Alaska. Its core purpose is to use science and education as a local business to strengthen and serve Sitka and southeast Alaska.

The Finance Director is responsible for the day to day management of SSSC transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, human resources, grants and contracts.

Responsibilities include:
  • Create, develop, and oversee annual organization budget and assist with creation and review of contract and grant budgets
  • Provide financial reports and guidance
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions
  • Process biweekly payrolls for 15-35 employees

Qualifications include:

  • A strong working knowledge of finance, accounting, general business functions, and grant compliance
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or other related area and/or at least five years of appropriate work experience 
  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel

See the job document for more information. 

Contact: Lisa Busch
Contact at: (907) 747-8878 ext. 5
Closing Date: Open until filled