Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is looking to hire a full-time Accountant as part of the Finance Team located in Fairbanks, AK. This position earns a competitive wage and excellent benefits.
GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.
As part of a team, Our Accountants play an important role by ensuring transactional data is accurately reflected in GVEA's system of accounts and that data in the subsidiary records is accurate and balanced to the general ledger. They provide advanced accounting support through analytical analysis of financial data and by participating in peer review of the work of other accountants. The accountant is responsible for key areas which may include financial accounting, payroll, regulatory and financial reporting.
GVEA Accountants play an integral role in our ability to serve the Interior of Alaska by providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ACCOUNTANT
Bachelors' degree in Accounting or related field. Commensurate experience will be consider in lieu of degree requirement.
Minimum four years of progressively responsible accounting experience.
Supervisory experience a plus.
Cooperative and/or utility experience preferred.
Strong background with fully integrated computerized accounting systems preferred.
Do you have excellent communication skills? Do you have technical and theoretical knowledge of finance and accounting principles with an emphasis on payroll? Can you work with minimal supervision? Are you attentive to detail? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Are you dependable and trustworthy? If so, you might just be perfect for this Accounting position!
This position typically works Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM?
If you feel that you would be the right fit for this job, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
This position is open until filled.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.