The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S., Inc. (ARCUS) is a nonprofit consortium of organizations dedicated to Arctic research and education. This position, based in Fairbanks, Alaska, reports to the Director of Finance and Human Resources and provides accounting and administrative support to ARCUS. The position is temporary part-time with the possibility of developing into regular part-time.
Specific responsibilities and duties:
Accounting – assist in organizing, scanning, filing, and data entry:
Timesheets and payroll
Organize and verify travel receipts
Assist in preparation of vouchers
Other duties as assigned
Proficient in Excel spreadsheets
Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
Familiarity with fund accounting and automated accounting systems
Effective written and verbal communication
Maintain a high degree of accuracy
Preserve confidentiality of financial and personnel records
Work closely and cooperatively with others
Be willing to help with other projects, as needed
Education and/or experience should be sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, within a range of $17.25 to $20.00.
This is a temporary part-time position, approximately 20 hours/week paid on an hourly basis, and will report to the Director of Finance and HR. Working hours would be Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Alaska time. This position would be usually based in our Fairbanks, Alaska office; however, due to COVID-19, it will be primarily a work-from-home position until December 31. Pending funding, there is a possibility of this position developing into a regular part-time position.
How to Apply
Application materials should include:
A letter of interest (1-2 pages) that explains how your experiences and qualifications are a fit for this position; specifically addressing your attention to detail. Please address the letter to Director of Finance and HR.
Please submit application materials and any questions via email subject line: “Accounting Assistant [Last Name].” No phone calls, please. Final candidates will be asked to provide references.
Application review will begin 22 June 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.
ARCUS is an equal opportunity employer