Assistant Accountant - Finance & Accounting
Assistant Accountant – Finance & Accounting Are you a movement maker? Are you seeking new and exciting career opportunities? Here is what you need to know about the job: ??? Located in Santa Fe Springs, CA, this position is responsible for daily Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Operations within the Accounting Department. Processes assigned work by using the iLogisys or similar system, The AP/AR associate is responsible for accurate, complete, and timely Accounts Receivable/Payable processes and functions in a fast–paced, high–volume freight forwarding industry environment. The successful candidate will interface with operations and related departments regarding invoice processing & related functions, this person will interface with customers for proper maintenance of the account and customer/vendor aging. The AP/AR associate will also provide general support services to the accounting and finance department for monthly and year end closings. Responsibilities: Post Invoices and customer payments by recording wire and check transactions. Post Payables and vendor payments in AP ledger and process payments to vendors by the due date. Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, etc. Coordinating contact with Sales & Operations department. Communicate with carriers, co–loaders and overseas agents regarding accounting related job functions and problem resolution. Assist with freight releases on FCL/LCL shipments when freight cashier is unavailable. Provide detail reporting for AP/AR to accounting manager on a weekly basis, and Summarizes payables and receivables by maintaining notes in the customer database, as well as a monthly pre–close forecast. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed. Skills and Requirements: Minimum two (2) to four (4) years Freight Forwarding experience with knowledge of international shipping procedures. Accounting experience, and knowledge of accounting policies, practices, and systems, as well as spreadsheet (Excel) skill is a must . Two (2) or more years related experience in high transaction volume experience in Corporate AP/AR. Must be multi task oriented and ability to focus when completing highly repetitive tasks, which requires a high degree of accuracy to meet service level commitment and established deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Business Administration or related job experience Some GL Experience in assist month end preferable. If this sounds like you, Apply Now!