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Transportation Equipment Manager

Samson Tug & Barge is seeking an experienced transportation equipment manager to oversee Samson’s large equipment fleet. Responsibilities will include equipment procurement, inventory management and our maintenance function. The equipment manager will also maintain records, licenses, inspections, warrantees, and service agreements for all the organization's shipping and operating equipment.

Job Description

  • Maintain the organization’s equipment tracking system
  • Maintain a current inventory of all equipment
  • Coordinate the acquisition of all shipping and operating equipment
  • Oversee the maintenance of all equipment
  • Dispose of all equipment that is no longer needed
  • Work with managers to optimize equipment usage throughout the system
  • Assist the Cargo Operations Manager to ensure the organization is using the safest, most efficient equipment possible
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time

Job Requirements / Education

  • Must be familiar with commonly used transportation equipment including:
  • Forklifts, chassis, tractors, trucks, gensets, shipping containers, refrigerated containers and related transportation equipment
  • Credible, ethical and must keep and maintain confidential information
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
  • Must have strong computer skills, including the ability to manipulate large amounts of data in spreadsheets
  • Experience tracking large fleets (in excess of 10, 000 units) in the transportation industry preferred

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • 401k with matching
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Vacation benefits

 


Corporate Controller - 2013

Samson Tug & Barge is seeking an experienced accountant to join us as our corporate controller. This person would join us at our corporate headquarters in Sitka, Alaska. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position will assist in the oversight and management of all accounting functions. The Controller will also be responsible for the processing of payroll and assisting with the administration of the company’s benefit plans.

Job Description

  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnotes
  • Preparation of the year to date cash flow and perform cash projections for management
  • Preparation of semi-monthly payroll
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in maintaining records for retirement accounts (i.e., 401-K Plan)
  • Maintenance of fixed asset records and coordinating with Samson’s equipment control group
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Assist accounts payable clerk to ensure:
    • Accurate and timely production of all financial information
    • Proper analytical review of the asset operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
    • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements / Education

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years in the accounting and finance sector
  • Minimum of 2 years in a position equivalent to a controller or higher responsibilities
  • Credibility, ethical, clean financial history, must keep and maintain confidential information
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
  • Must have exceptional computer skills, including a mastery of common word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Candidates with experience with MS Dynamics NAV or Navision a plus.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • 401k with matching
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Vacation benefits
How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to Samson Tug & Barge, 329 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835, attn: HR Dept, or e-mail a cover letter and resume to hr@samsontug.com. All applications will be kept confidential.


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