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Senior Accountant

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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

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 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) preferred
  • 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 trose@wpyr.com. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Mr. Rose via email. Position is open until filled.

Posted October 15, 2021