University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Accountant/Portfolio Accountant
Requirements: See position requirements

Accountant / Portfolio Accountant

Our Finance Team is looking for an accountant that is energized about the mission of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.  This position reports to the Senior Accountant – Public Equities and performs a variety of general accounting, budget analysis, and data management functions. While this position is ideal for a recent college graduate, as no formal experience is required and training will be provided, candidates with accounting tech or other accounting experience are encouraged to apply.

Key Attributes

  • A strong commitment to APFC’s vision and its shared values of integrity, stewardship and passion
  • Intellectual curiosity and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly and collaborate effectively in a small, informal team environment

Principal Responsibilities

General Accounting Functions

  • Reviews and reconciles accounting records for the APFC’s public market assets
  • Reviews account reconciliations between the custodian and investment managers
  • Retrieves account data from Custodian web site, organizes data, and prepares accompanying reports
  • Assists in the wire transfer process, including initiating or authorizing wire transfers
  • Assists with preparation of year-end audit and annual report
  • Compiles data and prepares board reports

Accounts Payable

  • Reviews invoices and ensures proper approval prior to payment
  • Processes accounts payable for distribution for proper staff approvals
  • Manages accounts payable payments processing and tracks checking account balance

Budget Analysis & Reporting

  • Reviews budget coding for reasonableness and proper budget year
  • Compiles budget data for reporting and analysis purposes
  • Assists with budget projections to support management and board decisions

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting
  • Adept in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may be added, removed, or changed at any time with or without notice.

Contact: Chad Brown
Contact at: 907.796.1541
Closing Date: Open until filled