2023 Summer Accounting & Finance Intern – Huna Totem

Street
9301 Glacier Highway
City
Juneau
State
AK
Job ID
2022-2769

Overview

Spend your summer with the accounting and finance team of Huna Totem Corporation, the village corporation that serves the Village of Hoonah in Southeast Alaska. The Accounting & Finance Intern with Huna Totem will be able to apply accounting classes and gain experience in a variety of accounting functions. You will learn about Huna Totem’s businesses, including Alaska’s only privately owned cruise ship destination, Icy Strait Point, and investment practices. You will work with the team on general ledger review, the accounts payable process, internal audit tasks, task return preparation, and more.

 

This internship will take place in Huna Totem’s office in Juneau, AK. You may spend some time at Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, AK as well.

Responsibilities

Learning Outcomes & Primary Responsibilities

  • Learn an overview of accounting and finance activities in a corporation with many businesses
  • Assist with general ledger review, accounts payable, and tax return prep
  • Perform various intern audits tasks
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completion of two years of school with accounting classes
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
  • At least 18 years of age by start date
  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a vocational-technical school or a recent graduate (1-2 years)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of business or accounting courses
  • At least a 2.5 GPA
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to travel, as needed

Application Process:

  • Complete online application at Sealaska.com/careers by January 23, 2023.
  • Submit a resume with online application
  • Provide most recent transcript (unofficial) to kayla.roberts@sealaska.com
  • You may be asked to provide proof of your status as a Sealaska shareholder, shareholder descendant, or shareholder spouse.
  • You must successfully complete a background check prior to onboarding at Sealaska.

About Sealaska Intern Program

The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit for extended periods of time; walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 20-50 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will primarily work in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.

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