• Office Manager

    Job Locations US-AK-Seward
    Posted Date 1 day ago(1/14/2019 1:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Office Manager is responsible for all clerical and accounting operations at the Seward plant.  Position is year-round.  Hours vary with time of year and amount of production.  Office Manager is responsible for managing a staff of 1 to 6 people and reports to the Plant Manager, ensuring that both the Plant Manager and the Seattle accounting group are accurately informed. 


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Supervise all office and clerical functions and personnel including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, purchasing, production accounting, receptionist and temporary/seasonal office staff.
    • Oversee the day-to-day accounting, transactions, reconciliations and outside reporting to ensure that Icicle Seafoods, Inc. procedures are being followed.
    • Maintain accurate records of all products produced and shipped on a daily basis.
    • Ensure that bi-weekly payroll is completed accurately and on a timely basis as required.
    • Relay information in a timely manner to the Corporate Office, Plant Manager, and other company locations as required.
    • Administer all communication systems (internet, PC network, UHF, VHF, telephones and satellite radio.)
    • Assist in the coordination of fishermen's and tendermen's accounts and services.
    • Ensure that daily fish purchases and the daily preparation of fish tickets are reported accurately.
    • Reconcile fishermen’s receivables and end-of-season settlements.
    • Oversee purchasing, shipping & receiving, and inventory records and documentation.
    • Maintain good relationships with government agencies.
    • Enthusiastically support the goals and policies of Icicle Seafoods, Inc. at the work location.
    • Prompt, reliable and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or requested by the corporation.


    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Excellent organizational skills and positive, congenial, and motivational communication skills.
    • Numerical aptitude and experience with accounting principles and practices.
    • Able to maintain detailed, accurate, and legible records.
    • Computer skills including competence with Microsoft Excel, ten-key, and word processing is required.
    • Previous payroll experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of seafood industry prefered but not required.
    • Must be able to work independently requiring little supervision.
    • Must be able to live and work in Seward, Alaska.

    Working Conditions

    Candidate must be able to perform well consistently for 12 or more hours a day for 7 days a week through seasonal peak seasons.

    Most of the work is done in an office setting however this office supports a fast paced seafood processing plant which produces fresh, frozen and canned products, as well as the associated by-products.  It can be noisy, have varied ambient temperatures, a lot of foot traffic and have the smells associated with a seafood.


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