Accounting Assistant

Job Category
Accounting/Financial Management
Job Description

Copper Valley Telecom is hiring an Accounting Assistant to join our team! This position may be responsible for any of the following: processing accounts payable, preparing and processing payroll, maintaining the general ledgers, maintaining complete and accurate work orders, and reconciling and preparing inventory records and journal entries.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Prior accounting experience and education preferred
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Skill in operating Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Ability to perform six-digit addition, subtraction, multiplication and division calculations at average or better speeds
• Ability to type a minimum of 45 words per minute
• Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a minimum amount of errors

Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Preferred qualifications include: four years accounting and/or bookkeeping experience with emphasis on general ledger, payroll and accounts payable.

Additional Information: This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position with an outstanding benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K matching, and a retirement program. CVT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. This position requires membership in the IBEW Local 1547 Union and satisfactory results of a background check and drug screen (including marijuana). Starting wage for this position is $20.90 per hour, with increases scheduled in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement between CVT and the IBEW.

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To apply, submit an application, resume, and cover letter to Applications may be downloaded from Application packets will be accepted until Friday, August 23rd, 2019. This position is based out of our Valdez, AK office.

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Job Location (City, State)
Valdez, AK
Company Name
Copper Valley Telecom
Company Email Address
Company Phone Number
Contact Name
Rebecca Smith