Open positions at KRBD and CoastAlaska


The Finance Director is the executive manager of the financial and personnel matters of CoastAlaska. Working closely with the Executive Director on business operations, strategy and overall financial management, the Finance Director is dedicated to the mission, organizational values and long term financial sustainability of CoastAlaska.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervising the accounting and membership services team.
  • Collaborating with the ED on accounting matters, financial updates, and strategic planning.
  • Leading managers on actual performance against budget.
  • Regular preparation of financial oversight documents and communications, and CPB reporting.
  • Overseeing all investment and cash flow management, and liquidity requirements.
  • Develop and prepare the annual operating budgets for all CoastAlaska functions.
  • Establish and maintain practices and procedures, providing internal controls and audit trails in keeping with legal requirements and accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepare the requisite materials for the annual audit.
  • Serve as fiscal officer for grants and contracts.
  • Coordinate personnel services according to the personnel policy including the maintenance of personnel and payroll related records.
  • Serve as administrator of the 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Supervise the maintenance of fixed asset records.

Supervisory responsibilities: Business department and membership processing staff.

Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Broad expertise in financial management, including non-profit accounting operations, GAAP, budgeting and performance monitoring, investment management, cash management, insurance, and compliance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation.
  • Skill in supervising and evaluating the work of others, and ability to organize work distribution and communicate job tasks and responsibilities.
  • Previous experience in the administration of personnel and payroll services.
  • Knowledge of MIP software or similar non-profit fund accounting software preferred.
  • Must enjoy attention to detail required to maintain the integrity of a dynamic accounting system.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years experience in financial management in Public Broadcasting, a non-profit company or a related field. CPA credential ideal but not required

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Full time CoastAlaska Accountant

CoastAlaska, Inc. seeks a qualified team member to join our regional services staff as Accountant, part of a four person finance office that supports the activities of CoastAlaska and its member stations.  Position responsibilities may include:

  • All aspects of the accounts payable cycle
  • Reviews all revenues and prepares bank deposits
  • Maintains vendor and related accounting files and records
  • Assists with grant funds expenditure tracking and reporting
  • Prepares semi-monthly payroll and transfers payroll electronically
  • Prepares all tax reporting for payroll, including quarterly 941s, yearly W-2s and 1099s
  • Processes health insurance, retirement and other employee benefit payments
  • Enters all receipts into the accounts receivable system
  • Prepares monthly accounts receivable invoices and statements
  • Supports accounting for sponsorship fundraising
  • Perform account reconciliation, bank account activity and reconciliation, general ledger reporting, and audit preparation.

We are seeking a focused, goal-oriented person who enjoys working with numbers, is very detail oriented, and interested or proficient in using accounting software. Ideally, we would prefer someone with four years of full-cycle bookkeeping experience, with college work in business or accounting preferred.

CoastAlaska, Inc. is a statewide non‑profit public media organization established by a collaboration of stations: KCAW Sitka, KFSK Petersburg, KRBD Ketchikan, KSTK Wrangell, KRNN Juneau, KXLL Juneau, KTOO Juneau and KUCB Unalaska. CoastAlaska provides administrative, financial, development, engineering and technical support services to promote local community control of news and content in 26 stations across Alaska.

CoastAlaska is a dynamic, evolving organization committed to supporting stations providing quality programming to Alaskans. Our employees work together from communities across Alaska.

Deadline:        Open until filled, and screening applications immediately. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Salary:            Range D, $43,280 to $60,000 annually, depending on experience, with a competitive benefit plan

To apply:         To apply; please submit a letter of interest and your resume with three professional references by e-mail to


CoastAlaska is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff and creating a working environment that promotes racial equity and inclusiveness. We believe attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving our community and fulfilling our mission. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.