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Accounting Assistant I


Anchorage, AK, US Red Dog, AK, US

Closing Date:  December 6, 2022


Reporting to the Supervisor, Accounting, the Accounting Assistant I is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions necessary to run the reception, accounts payable and provide general office support for the Red Dog Operations - Anchorage.


Position is based in the Anchorage office Monday – Friday.



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Responsible for accounts payable invoice processing including ensuring proper approvals and documentation prior to payment, coding, data entry and researching discrepancies
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Update vendor mailing address and tax information in GenCID as required
  • Reconcile vendor statements and researches and corrects discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practice
  • Research and provide documentation for requested accounts payable including all vendor inquiries
  • Process account payable payment
  • Manage the inventory and purchasing of office supplies as well as maintain the copier room
  • Receive all general inquiry phone calls in an appropriate business-like manner and redirect calls if required
  • Process all incoming and outgoing mail and packages in a timely manner
  • Maintain appropriate protocols for guests and others at both the front office door and in the reception area
  • Performs other related duties as required



  • High school diploma or equivalent General Educational Development (GED) certificate
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience of general office, clerical accounting experience
    • Substitution for experience requirement:
      • Post-secondary education from an accredited college will substitute for the experience requirement if it includes at least 3 semesters or equivalent hours in accounting
  • Experience showing good communication, interpersonal, motivational, and organizational skills
  • Computer related experience to include basic knowledge to use Microsoft (MS) MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
  • Must have proficient writing skills; be highly organized and able to work with minimal guidance
  • Must be task oriented, self-motivated and have the inherent ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and work as a team-player
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills. The ability to be at work consistently, predictably, and independently
  • Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards
  • Observance of a level of personal hygiene/appearance that meets generally accepted business standards and expectations
  • Sufficient language skills to read and comprehend basic instructions, short correspondence, and memos, write simple correspondence, and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations



Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Sustainability, Coal Mining, Data Entry, Finance, Energy, Mining, Administrative

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