Accounting Assistant – Freight Forwarding – Cambridge, ON

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Our client is a dynamic company with extensive service offerings in Freight, Logistics and Distribution services in Ontario.

You have 2-3 years of general accounting experience within International Freight Forwarding or 3PL in Canada and are familiar with the unique requirements of the Industry when it comes to Accounts Receivable/Payable

This position is located in Cambridge.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily Processing of incoming invoices and PODs, and electronic forwarding of billing to customers
  • Perform all day to day accounting functions, including accounts receivable and payables
  • Authority verification for carrier database
  • Maintain files for all accounting and carrier profiles
  • Collection calls
  • Various other accounting and office admin-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Great Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Great Problem Solving, out of the box thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective time management skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to solve problems, while also able to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Accurate and timely data entry
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • A ‘can do’ team player able to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a small team
  • Solid computer skills including specialized dispatch and transportation management software, and Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel and Word)

Compensation: Strong base salary and full benefits

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