Finance Officer

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Organization City of Seldovia
Closing Date June 5, 2017
Posted 5/18/2017
Salary $22.62 - $33.94
  Online Application


Incorporated in 1945, Seldovia is one of five first-class and home-rule communities located within the Kenai Peninsula Borough, State of Alaska. Operating under Alaska Statute, Title 29, Seldovia is a first class city with a city manager form of government. The Department of Community and Economic Development certified Seldovia's population at 243 in 2011. Seldovia enjoys a seasonal visitor industry as well as commercial fishing and shellfish farming. 175 homes are served with piped water and sewer. The City maintains 4 miles of roads and infrastructure within city limits. Our school, Susan B. English School, K-12 is part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Located on the southern side of Kachemak Bay, Seldovia is only accessible by boat or plane. A state-owned 1,845' long by 60' wide gravel airstrip and a seaplane base are available. The City is served by several scheduled and chartered aircraft services. The Alaska Marine Highway connects Seldovia to Homer, where the Sterling Highway provides road access north. Several water taxis and ferry charters also provide service to the community. A small boat harbor, city dock, boat washdown, boat haul out and secured storage yards are available, as well as a harbormaster and two launch ramps. Power is provided by Homer Electric Association Co-op. Fuel is provided by locally owned and operated Seldovia Fuel & Lube. Jakolof Bay road winds for 10 miles through private and Seldovia Native and Village lands along the coast to Jakolof Bay Dock.

Primary Duties

- Employer finance reporting – State and Federal reports. - Utility billing. - Manage accounts receivable for all areas. - Manage accounts payable for all areas. - Reconciliation of banking accounts. - Manage State programs. - Prepare for and undergo annual municipal government audit. - Prepare the city’s annual budget and manage the process through to execution. - Perform all grant reporting. - Perform all payroll activities. - Perform other duties required by law, or assigned by City Manager.


- Prefer Governmental Finance experience. - Prefer a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or similar degree. - Must have strong customer service experience, a team member, ability to manage confidential information. - Pleasant flexible personality. - Ability to multi-task. - Excellent communication skills. - Attention to detail. - Experience in governmental accounting preferred – Caselle Accounting System.

Contact Information

Tod Larson, City Manager, P.O. Drawer B, Seldovia, AK 99663 Position Open Until Filled (First Review 6/5/2017) City Application Required Call (907) 234-7643 for further information