Job Title: Accountant

Location: Wood Dale, IL


Job Description

In this full-time position, you will be working closely with the Controller to record, monitor, and analyze day-to-day global financial activity utilizing various platforms and programs to obtain financial information. You will also be exposed to foreign currency transaction and interact with work colleagues in China and Germany as well as offices in the USA. This position is in Wood Dale.

Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Download and review of posted transactions from freight tracking system into QuickBooks
  • Review and post daily bank transactions for all entities
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Updating exchange rates on a weekly basis
  • Prepare daily ACH vendor payments for review
  • Send weekly past due invoice statements to customers; follow-up with customers on payment updates
  • Work closely with Operations Manager to resolve issues with cargo lines, trucking, and other freight vendors
  • Assist with monthly financial statement preparation
  • Special projects as required by Controller

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Five (5) years of comparable work
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Proficiency in Office products with advanced knowledge in Excel
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks or similar software
  • Understanding of foreign currency markets


Full benefits package

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Company Profile

Eastern Shipping Worldwide is a mid-sized international freight forwarder with offices on three continents. Our niche is the timely/accurate delivery of cargo movement updates. Eastern's customer service is unbeatable and largely attributable to our organizational skills and the tools and decision-making ability we allocate to our employees.