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Chief Financial Officer

Copper Valley Telecom is a progressive communications company offering a variety of services in the Prince William Sound & Copper River Basin regions of Alaska.

The responsibilities of this position include directing the financial, accounting, and financial planning practices of CVT and its affiliates including preparation of monthly financial and operating reports, completion of all required federal, state, and local financial reports, and coordinating annual and mid-year budget processes.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for overall cash management, safeguarding of funds, securities and assets, and directing the activities of Accounting and Information System employees (either directly or through subordinate managers). This position coordinates preparation of regulatory filings and financial audits of CVT and its affiliates, and evaluates new technologies, service offerings and business opportunities.

General Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of IRS tax regulations
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in the preparation and filing of various rate and financial studies, comments, and other information relating to regulatory agencies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills
  • Ability to interact successfully and consistently with members of the cooperative and public, management, and other employees

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of FCC Uniform System of Accounts and cost separation processes
  • Familiarity with NECA, AECA, and RUS practices and procedures
  • Eight years progressive experience in telephone system accounting

Minimum Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Five years in a supervisory capacity
  • CPA preferred

An equivalent combination of college study and experience may also be accepted.

Copper Valley Telecom offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefit packages. CVT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. To apply, send resume and cover letter to CVT, Attention: Rebecca Smith, at P.O. Box 337, Valdez, AK 99686 or submit via email to This position is based in Valdez, AK and is open until filled.