Job Application

White Pass & Yukon Route, a successful, historic company engaged in rail, tourism and port operations, based in Skagway, Alaska, has an opening for an Accountant. This is a full-time, year round position with benefits. The position will be available upon fulfillment. This is a chance to be part of a dynamic company with room for advancement in the future. Compensation depends on experience.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting and supporting the Controller in the following areas:

Accounts Receivable:

  • Processing cash receipt payments
  • Processing/reconciling credit card transactions in addition to managing these relationships and monitoring this cost center
  • Reconciling general ledger to accounts receivable subledger
  • Perform collection efforts as needed
  • Prepare monthly accounts receivable and aging analysis
  • Prepare invoices for our customers and vendors

Cash and Bank Reconciliations:

  • Prepare and process refunds and deposits
  • Prepare and process bank transactions as necessary
  • Prepare daily cash report to senior management
  • Prepare month end bank reconciliations

Month End Closing:

  • Recommend and process month-end accruals and related journal entries as necessary
  • Support the controller and senior accountant with account reconciliations and analysis as necessary


  • Assist with preparation of monthly supporting schedules for monthly reporting package issued to senior management.
  • Craft and design reports as necessary
  • Special projects and analysis as necessary
  • Support and assist controller in the preparation of the annual budget


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in work experience
  • Work experience relevant to the above responsibilities
  • Exceptional Skillset with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Experience with MS GP2013 (including Management Reporter) a huge plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A positive attitude and excellent teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, organized and have a high degree of accuracy.

Applications can be filled out online here AND resumes with accompanying letter of introduction can be submitted to the HR Executive Director Tyler Rose at Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Mr. Rose via email. Position is open until filled.

Originally posted September 21, 2016