Office Manager

Ocean Beauty Seafoods

Seward, AK


  • Supervise all office and clerical functions and personnel including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, purchasing, production accounting, receptionist, and temporary/seasonal office staff.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting, transactions, reconciliations, and outside reporting to ensure that OBI Seafoods, Inc. procedures are being followed.
  • Maintain accurate records of all products produced and shipped daily.
  • Ensure that bi-weekly payroll is completed accurately and on a timely basis as required.
  • Relay information in a timely manner to the Corporate Office, Plant Manager, and other company locations as required.
  • Administer all communication systems (internet, PC network, UHF, VHF, telephones, and satellite radio.)
  • Assist in the coordination of fishermen's and tendermen's accounts and services.
  • Ensure that daily fish purchases and the daily preparation of fish tickets are reported accurately.
  • Reconcile fishermen’s receivables and end-of-season settlements.
  • Oversee purchasing, shipping & receiving, and inventory records and documentation.
  • Maintain good relationships with government agencies.
  • Enthusiastically support the goals and policies of OBI Seafoods, Inc. at the work location.
  • Prompt, reliable, and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or requested by the corporation



  • Excellent organizational skills and positive, congenial, and motivational communication skills.
  • Numerical aptitude and experience with accounting principles and practices.
  • Able to maintain detailed, accurate, and legible records.
  • Computer skills including competence with Microsoft Excel, ten-key, and word processing is required.
  • Previous payroll experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of seafood industry preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to work independently requiring little supervision.
  • Must be able to live and work in Seward, Alaska.



  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurances
  • PPO and HSA Plans Offred
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Flex Plans)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Professional work environment
  • Opportunities in our growing company



Working Conditions and Physical Effort: 

Candidate must be able to perform well consistently for 12 or more hours a day for 7 days a week through seasonal peak seasons.

Most of the work is done in an office setting however this office supports a fast-paced seafood processing plant which produces fresh, frozen, and canned products, as well as the associated by-products. It can be noisy, have varied ambient temperatures, a lot of foot traffic and have the smells associated with a seafood. 

Working Schedule: 

This position is year-round and will be based during processing months in Seward, AK (April-October) and non-processing months at discretion of plant manager (Nov-March). However, this role will work in Alaska, as needed, to train new office staff and provide support coverage during the production season. The work schedule in Seattle is a typical M-F, 8am-5pm work week. While working in Alaska, circumstances can necessitate longer hours, up to 16 hours per day and 7 days per week.


  • Will demonstrate, promote, and exemplify the Company’s Core Values in People, Quality and Growth. 


This job description in no way implies that the duties listed here are the only ones the employee can be required to perform. The employee is expected to perform other tasks, duties, and training as assigned.

OBI Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer and provides for the recruitment, hiring, and promotion of women, handicapped persons, Disabled, Veterans, and members of all ethnic minority groups in all areas of work.

OBI Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/VETS/DISABILITY