Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Manager

Street
Park Place
City
Seattle
State
WA
Job ID
2022-2727

Overview

This an exciting role at Sealaska Government Services, LLC – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woocheen and Sealaska, an Alaska Native Corporation. Woocheen is dedicated to improving the health of the world’s oceans, to help heal and protect our environment. We believe that bringing skilled, talented people together can help solve the planet’s toughest problems – rising ocean temperatures, plastic pollution, and out-of-balance ecological systems. Our vision is a world where no species is endangered by human activities, energy is derived from clean, sustainable sources, lost wilderness is restored to sequester carbon and support biodiversity, fisheries are healthy and sustainable, everyone has ready access to clean drinking water, plastic waste is minimal, and our planet’s resources can continue forever.

 

The word “Woocheen” is derived from a Tlingit word that means “working together.”  We seek out people who love to work with others to solve problems – those who value creativity, curiosity, continuous learning, respect for others and the environment, speak honestly and directly and constantly strive to do the right thing for our planet, our businesses and each other.

 

Sealaska is owned by more than 24,000 Alaska native shareholders from the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian tribes, and is one of thirteen for-profit corporations established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1972. Profits support Sealaska’s disadvantaged shareholders through dividends, workforce development, scholarships, internships, and other benefit programs.

 

About this Role

Sealaska Government Services, LLC is looking for a detail-oriented Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable Manager to join its Accounting & Finance team.  The responsibilities include overseeing all activities of the accounts receivable and accounts payable departments supporting the government services division of Woocheen.

 

You are highly organized, committed to streamlining processes, and have a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).  You are highly collaborative and value integrity.  You are a self-starter, able to set goals and objectives with little direction in a fast-paced and changing environment. You communicate clearly and concisely to financial and non-financial colleagues, both orally and in writing. Questioning the status quo by offering thought-provoking and creative solutions is natural for you.

Responsibilities

Overall Focus & Responsibilities:

  • Manage competing deadlines and function well in a shared services environment
  • Maintain updated procedure manual for Accounts Payable processing and assists in training of applicable staff; review and improve Accounts Payable policies
  • Maintains updated procedure manual for Accounts Receivable processing and assists in training of applicable staff; review and improve Accounts Receivable policies
  • Keeps abreast of current AP and relevant laws and requirements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies
  • Ensures that both AP & Invoicing is processed in an accurate, compliant, and timely manner
  •  Assist, guide, and instruct support staff on routine and non-routine policy interpretations or transaction problems which require resolutions
  • Co-ordinate, mentor, and supervise activities of AP & AR staff
  • Provide audit support by providing necessary information and documentation as required
  • Evaluate Expense Module for expense reporting for both Costpoint & Sage
  • Help implement an expense module for expense reporting
  • Process expense reports
  • Serve as backup for AP & AR staff as needed
  • Look for ways to Streamline processes
  • Assist and/or perform on special projects and other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Combined five years of A/P & A/R experience
  • Experience with a Project Based ERP System
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills particularly with Excel

Required Skills

  • Experience in full cycle accounts payable, accounts receivable, and document management
  • Proven manager with at least 2 – 3 years of experience in supervising/managing staff
  • Knowledge of general ledger account coding
  • Proficient with MS Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, data entry and ten-key
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient manner when up against multiple deadlines
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills for problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking skills and excellent attention to detail necessary
  • The ability to work cross-functionally with all levels of management
  • Results oriented, self-starter with a high level of initiative.  Not afraid to jump in to provide hands-on support
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and have good judgement in resolving issues
  • Takes pride in their work, gets involved in the details, and enjoys collaborating with others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, analytical skills and organizational skills.
  • Quick study on new software systems

Nice to Have

  • Background in Expense Reporting
  • Background in Invoicing
  • Working knowledge and experience with job costing
  • Proficient in accounting programs Deltek Costpoint and Sage CRE
  • Understanding of FAR, FTR and/or federal government contracting; familiar with project-based accounting

Additional Requirements

  • Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background, financial and reference checks.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work within the US and be able to provide appropriate documentation.

Salary Range: $85-100k, depending on experience. 

 

Environment (Working conditions, physical requirements):

  • This position will require moving of up to 10 lbs. This position will be mostly stationary requiring some movement around the office and frequent communication with others. The average working hours will be 8 hours per day for this position with occasional need to exceed.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • EOE M/F/D/V/SO

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