Staff Accountant - Anchorage, AK

Subsidiary: Colaska Inc.


Colaska Inc., a Colas USA subsidiary, is a leader in road construction and construction materials manufacturing and sales throughout the state of Alaska. Colaska joined the Colas USA Family of Companies in 1999, after the acquisition of SECON (South East Alaska Construction), and through the acquisition of multiple companies has grown to become the premier group of construction companies in the state of Alaska. To learn more about Colaska visit  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, encouraging innovation, applying new technology, and improving vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Colaska, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit


Job Summary

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 to join the team who will work in our Anchorage office.The Staff Accountant position is responsible for preparing and recording journal entries, account reconciliations and detailed reports. Join a dynamic team that will also assist with month end close, audits and special projects. This position will work under the supervision of the Assistant Corporate Controller.

Main Responsibilities & Essential Duties

  • Daily tracking and analysis of cash position
  • Involvement with developing weekly cash forecasts
  • Maintenance of new supplier and customer 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 to include 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 additional financial reporting as needed.

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other applicable field
  • At least 2 years of accounting work experience, preferably in the construction/manufacturing industries.
  • Knowledge of GAAP including Fixed Assets and Lease Accounting standards
  • Capability to easily use 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, diligent, and an effective communicator

Company Perks

  • Compensation range of (DOE) $74,000+, plus discretionary annual bonus.
  • Work-Life balance – PTO and 11 paid holidays annually.
  • 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.
  • Tuition reimbursement. 

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage