We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business - Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-
based approach to logistics.
18,000 trained professionals
250+ locations worldwide
Globally unified systems
In this role you will be reporting to the Country Controller. The role itself is very hands on and main part of the role will be Accounts Receivable & Payable.
Major Duties and Responsibilities :
Account Payable Management : process service provider invoices and payments, perform reconciliations
Account Receivable Management : process customer payments and perform reconciliations
Weekly Contact by email or phone with each client on every past due invoices
Provide up to date detailed collection notes listing actions on every past-due invoice in the ARCM system (Accounts Receivable Collection Management).
Assist Controller with Credit tasks in line with the Global Credit Policy (maintain Customer payment terms, company rating & risk rating;
evidence in e.doc Global Lookup the establishment and approval of credit in the BCR system (Branch Credit Request) and performance of annual credit reviews).
Assist in Internal / External Audits by preparing required information / documentation.
Support Accounting Department with miscellaneous projects and assignments.
Promote compliance in diligently following all company policies and regulations and performing the task at hand with outstanding integrity and pride.
Expeditors’ Company Policies and Procedures
Basic Accounting Knowledge
Strong MS Office Skills (intermediate level Excel skills)
Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven history of providing exceptional customer service
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Good data entry and computer skills
Fluent in English and Spanish both written and verbal
Professional appearance and attitude
Reliable and accurate
Adhere to the company’s 10 cultural attributes : Appearance, Attitude, Confidence, Curiosity, Excellence, Integrity, Pride, Resolute, Sense of Humor, and Visionary.
Education and Experience :
Minimum 4 years Accounting experience
Degree in Accounting / Finance is a plus
Must have a valid work permit to work in Panama