The Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.



  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies.
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes.
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.
  • Manage the accounting and oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies.
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems.
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and assist in the negotiate acquisitions.
  • 401k Plan Management
  • Other duties as assigned.

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information.
  • Personally review and approve all financial state and federal regulatory reporting.
  • Report financial results to the board of directors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that financial record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing.
  • Invest funds.
  • Invest pension funds.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Third Parties

  • Participate in conference calls with the investment community.
  • Maintain banking relationships.
  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Desired Qualifications: The Chief Financial Officer should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.

Additional Qualifications: May take on the role of the controller.

Education:  Master’s degree in accounting or business administration preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Prior experience in fishing industry, native organizations, and/or corporate level experience is preferred.  Equivalent education and training may be substituted for experience.

Other Skills

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under APICDA’s  insurance policy.
  • Ability to learn general knowledge of APICDA communities, geographical locations, fisheries and tourism.
  • Ability to deal calmly and effectively in high stress situations.
  • Development and implementation of operational policies, procedures, and processes.

 Competency Statement(s)

  • Business Acumen: Strong understanding of the business, with ability to strategize and foresee logical steps required to achieve a good outcome.
  • Consultation: able to provide expert level advice to other departments or individuals related to their business needs.
  • Critical Evaluation: able to exercise reason and business understanding in decision making process, drawing from like comparisons.
  • Leadership & Navigation: able to provide leadership and direction for departments or individuals within the company.
  • Communication Skills: Strong communication/interpersonal skills with emphasis on decision-making, conflict management, and teambuilding and teamwork.       Understand that the most important aspect of communication is the act of listening and actively works to improve those skills.
  • Dependability: Displays dependability through the support of other sections and being punctual to the appointed place of duty.
  • Accountability: Ability to plan, organize, measure, document and coordinate multiple tasks to deliver the budget for product line, revenue and profit.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Decision Making: Ability to make independent decisions while following company procedures, consulting with supervisor as needed.
  • Ethical: Ability to demonstrate conformance with a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Judgment: Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction. Swiftly refers problems/issues to the appropriate person(s) when necessary.       Works effectively without constant and direct supervision or guidance.
  • Organization: Must display excellent time management, as noted by determination of the appropriate allocation of time; space management as displayed by effectively managing the workspace (i.e. keeps a clean and organized office, appropriately handles all paperwork, maintains control over the physical environment, etc.); and task management through the balancing of conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadline.
  • Team Player: Works as a competent member of the team, willingly providing back-up support for co-workers when appropriate and actively supporting group goals.
  • Business Understanding: Demonstrates an awareness of fundamental APICDA business principles as well as an understanding of the overall fishery and community development industry.
  • Detail Oriented: Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task

 Work Environment:

  • Requires working in an office environment.
  • Requires the ability to plan, organize and delegate projects in fast paced environment.
  • Must be available to work varied and extended hours.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively at a distance with supervisor, staff, vendors, vessel operators and village residents.
  • Requires stair climbing.
  • Periodic lifting and carrying less than 50 pounds.
  • Looking at computer monitor for extended periods of time.
  • Repetitive motion with arms, hands, and fingers in workspace and on keyboard.

Location: Juneau, AK

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to hr@apicda.com.

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