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Accounting Specialist – Freight Forwarding

Website People Freight

As an Accounting Specialist & Book keeper, you will play a vital role in ensuring the financial health of our organization. You will work closely with our finance team to manage accounts, process transactions, maintain accurate financial records, and handle essential bookkeeping tasks. This role offers an opportunity to grow professionally within a thriving industry and contribute to our continued success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
  • Process invoices, payments, and expense reports accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies and resolve any billing issues.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end financial closing processes.
  • Prepare financial reports, statements, and analyses as required.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve accounting processes and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting regulations and company policies.
  • Perform day-to-day bookkeeping tasks, including recording financial transactions, maintaining ledgers, and reconciling accounts.
  • Manage financial data in accounting software and maintain organized financial records.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports for auditing purposes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping, preferably in the freight forwarding or logistics industry.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero, or similar).
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for career growth within a thriving industry.

To apply for this job email your details to charlie@peoplefreight.com