Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Barrow Utilities and Electric Cooperative, Inc.   Barrow (Utqiagvik), AK   Full-time     Finance
Posted on September 8, 2021

In this full-time, senior management position as Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for the management of 9 employees and the oversight of the functional areas of Finance, Billing/Customer Service, Purchasing/Warehouse Departments.   

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Manage general accounting functions
  • Financial planning
  • Financial reporting
  • Analyze financial data
  • Reporting financials to the Board of Directors
  • Supervision and training of employees
  • Implement policy and procedures in accounting departments
  • Ten-year planning
  • Managing Audit Process
  • Regulatory compliance

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting required. CPA or other industry credential highly preferred.
  • 7+ years related experience: management of finance, billing, customer service and financial database systems.
  • Experience in Financial Database System planning, implementation, and coordination between multiple departments.
  • Working knowledge of current federal, state, and local laws as they relate to financial practices.
  • Advanced experience working with current Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) in a Windows 10 O/S environment or greater.
  • Experience in managing, leading and training staff.
  • Experience managing in a multicultural workplace.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must relocate and live in Barrow, AK full-time

We are proud to offer:

  • Base salary of $132,410-$202,255 depending upon experience
  • Relocation assistance
  • Medical, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance – 100% coverage for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • 401K with 6% voluntary employer contribution
  • NRECA pension plan – 100% employer paid
  • Subsidized, affordable housing
  • Company vehicle
  • Travel benefit paid out three times per year
  • Paid time off – 37 days 1st year, 42 days 2nd year, 47 days 3rd year
  • Paid leave for bereavement, voting, and jury duty
  • Excellent training