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Accounting Assistant


Reference Number: CHQ-MISC-936RLB



Branch

Region

Location

Department


 

CHQ

Corporate; Americas - USA-Northwest

Seattle

Accounting

 



Description

Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 13,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 250 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include air and ocean freight consolidation and forwarding, vendor consolidation, customs clearance, cargo insurance, distribution and other value added logistics services.

The Corporate office of Expeditors, is looking for an Accounting Assistant with outstanding work ethic and proven customer service skills. This individual should be well developed in multitasking, have the ability to prioritize tasks, should be a great team player, and should maintain a high level of professionalism while managing and maintaining a large number of accounting responsibilities.


Major Duties and Responsibilities including but are not limited to:

Perform entry level accounting functions such as A/P, A/R and other administrative functions.
Work with vendors regarding payment information

Communication:
Professional phone/customer service skills
Written & Oral Communication

Experience and Education:
Minimum of one year experience in Accounting, or equivalent Educational background
Understanding of accounting processes (GL, AR, AP)
Detailed orientated
Mid-level knowledge and experience with MS Excel spreadsheets
Aptitude for learning new software applications
Experience with word processing, Windows, Email and various PC based software
Proven background of excellent attendance


 



Career Level

Entry Level



Position Type

Full Time



Salary

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Opening Date

12/20/2012



Closing Date

03/20/2013



Action Requested

Apply online with resume and cover letter