COLASKA | Staff Accountant

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Country: Anchorage, 5156, US, 99503

Company: Colas

Colaska Inc. is a leader in road construction and construction materials manufacturing and sales throughout the state of Alaska. Colaska Inc. is a part of the Colas Group, a global leader in transportation infrastructure construction. With 57,000 employees in 50 countries on 5 continents, the Colas Group carries out over 72,000 projects each year.



The Colaska team is committed to the well-being of our employees, through compensation, work-life balance, benefits, and career development. We are looking for an experienced Staff Accountant in our Anchorage office who aspires to be a future Controller. 

Employment Highlights

  • Compensation range of $62-$75k annually, plus discretionary annual bonus
  • Work-Life balance – 20 days PTO, 11 paid holidays annually, and various leave work early days
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision with affordable employee share of premiums, and company provided disability and life insurance
  • 401K with 4% employer matching and Special 2% company contributions
  • This position has a defined career path
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • A bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in Accounting, Finance, or other applicable fields
  • At least 2 years of accounting work experience, preferably in the construction/manufacturing industries
  • Motivated to obtain CPA or CMA certifications
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP including Fixed Assets and Lease accounting standards
  • Must possess excellent skills with Microsoft Windows and MS Office suite, particularly Outlook and Excel (intermediate level). Experience with JDE, Sage, Timberline, or other enterprise construction industry software is a plus
  • Highly motivated, positive, professional, organized, detail-oriented, and an effective communicator


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily tracking and analysis of cash position
  • Maintenance of new vendor files
  • Fixed asset accounting and reconciliation
  • Lease accounting and reconciliation
  • Banking and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing activities alongside Assistant Controller, including journal entries, reconciliations, and financial reporting
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial information to ensure integrity
  • Participate in external and internal audits as required
  • 1099-MISC and fuel tax reporting
  • Ad hoc projects and reporting as needed

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Colaska) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 907-273-1008 or send an email to HR@colaska.com

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage