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Controller

Job Summary: The Controller manages the Accounting Department supporting the financial operations by performing complex accounting services related to preparing, analyzing, maintaining, fillings, and reviewing various financial statements, records and reports. The position will be ensuring that accurate accounting records are maintained, accounting practices are consistent with corporate accounting policies and procedures, participating in accounting process enhancements and system improvement projects. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Manage and supervise the accounting department and other employees working in the accounting department. Prepare monthly general and standard journal entries, income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, and various other accounting statements and reports for PS Communications, Pension Plan, Post Retirement Plan, and Non-Operating Companies: PS Cellular and PS PCS. Prepare Federal, State and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines; keep informed of governmental regulations and procedures affecting the institution's finance and accounting procedures. (various forms) Supervise completion of sales tax returns for PS Telephone, PS Data, PS Towers, and PS Wireless. Maintain the Continuing Property Records (CPRs) for all Companies. File Property tax returns for all companies conducting business under PSC. Complete quarterly worksheets for UAF and 499Q information for all Companies. Assist in taking physical count of inventory at Sept 30 each year and reconcile the physical count to the perpetual count. Reviewing each company's trial balance, making sure deferred and regular income taxes are properly recorded and consolidated. Compile a consolidated spreadsheet of all the affiliates to be used by the Company's outside auditors during their audit process, track changes, and then review the completed audit reports. Income Taxes: Manage all timing issues (bases for deferred taxes) and permanent differences between the books used for audits and the amounts being reported on the tax returns. Respond to data requested by outside agents and auditors. Provide support to management. Provide support to shareholders. Working Conditions: Works in temperature controlled office environment. Minimal travel. High visibility of behavior. Moderate physical activity (lifting, stretching, standing). High activity, multiple deadlines, constant interruptions. Fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

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