Office Manager at Wood River AK

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Position Summary:

Responsible for all administrative and accounting operations performed at the Wood River facility.  The Office Manager is responsible for managing an office staff of 1-4 people.  Position is year-round with approximately 3-4 months on site in Alaska.  Hours vary with time of year and amount of production.  Reports to the Plant Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all office and clerical functions and personnel including payroll, purchasing, and production accounting.
  • Oversee day-to-day accounting, transactions, reconciliations, and outside reporting to ensure company procedures and policies are being followed.
  • Maintain accurate records of all production produced and shipped daily.
  • Ensure the plant’s bi‑weekly payroll is completed accurately and on a timely basis as required.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of daily fish purchases and daily preparation of fish tickets.
  • Assist in the coordination of fishermen’s resale, services, and tender deliveries.
  • Oversee purchasing, shipping and receiving, and inventory records and documentation.
  • 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).
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or requested by the Corporate Office.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with accounting, data and administrative management principles and practices.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be able to work independently requiring little supervision.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Maintain a congenial rapport with fishermen and buyers.
  • Numerical aptitude and 10-key by touch.
  • Energetic and efficient:  Must be able to work 12 or more hours per day, 7 days a week in fast paced environment.
  • Payroll experience required.
  • Previous bookkeeping experience required
  • Previous seafood experience recommended but not required
  • Must be able to live and work in remote locations and confined quarters.
  • Satisfactory completion of drug screen test.

Work Environment:

Must be able to work 7 days a week, 12-16 hours a day in a fast-paced office environment. There are areas within the plant that contain moving and loud machinery, and hearing protection and other safety and protective equipment is required.


  • Depending on experience.
  • Salary, OT Exempt.
  • Transportation, room, and board included.
  • Excellent benefits. 


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