City of Ketchikan Finance Department
 Ketchikan, Alaska
Job Description

CONTROLLER for the City of Ketchikan, Finance Department. Responsible for maintaining the quality of financial accounting and reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Graduate of an accredited university with a degree in accounting or a closely related field, which includes or is supplemented by at least 15 semester credits in accounting or related field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in supervising, accounting and budgeting; working knowledge of the following; financial reporting, general ledger accounting, payroll, accounts payable, grants accounting and treasury and customer service functions.

Ketchikan is known as the Salmon Capital of the World and is located in the gorgeous inside passage of Southeast Alaska. Ketchikan is a welcoming island community of 14,000 residents and has strong ties to tourism, fishing and the arts. Ketchikan has been named one of the “100 Best Small Art Towns in America.” Being the southernmost city in Alaska, Ketchikan has a moderate climate with little snow and plenty opportunity for outdoor recreation. Ketchikan has daily jet services off its island and is a 90-minute flight from Seattle, WA. Spectacular natural beauty with mild climate, small town life, a vibrant arts scene, boating, fishing, and outdoor activities are among the reasons why people love to live here.

Regular full-time; $7,371.81 - $9,928.78/month DOQ; plus benefits.

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Position is open until filled; EOE/AA.