Accounts Payable / Credit & Collections Manager

Title Accounts Payable / Credit & Collections Manager
Location La Crescenta, CA
Job Information

Company Profile

Freight Right is a wholesale NVOCC/Freight Forwarder catering primarily to international freight forwarders, 3PLs and other resellers of international freight. We work in a non-corporate setting with a very diverse and sharp team.



Accounts Payable / Credit & Collections Manager


Job Description

  • Monitor, manage, and collect Accounts Receivable balances (including communication with customers and agents through phone calls, e-mails, online portals, etc. to ensure timely collection of outstanding A/R balances/invoices).
  • Participates in weekly Collections status meetings with CEO and Head of Finance to report on progress on the above
  • Monitor aging payables, identify payables ready for payment, prepare listing of invoices to be paid weekly
  • Assist with other month-end account reconciliations, analyses, or journal entries.
  • Review and code financial information for input into financial data system.
  • Manage Cash Application cycle; Deposit checks and apply receipts to outstanding receivables.
  • Monitor and maintain e-mail communication in a timely manner, with both internal and external contacts.
  • Inventory office supplies and equipment; prepares and submits orders for purchase.
  • Process credit applications received from potential customers and submit to Controller for final review and approval
  • Assist employees, vendors, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, services, invoice status, etc.
  • Ability to work with foreign currency denominated transactions. Must be comfortable working with exchange rate conversions.
  • Design, prepare, and maintain Excel spreadsheets using basic mathematical calculations.
  • Assist with Payroll processing and/or review as required/requested (payroll experience a “plus”)


Skills Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of international transportation processes, including export and import related charges for air freight, ocean (LCL and FCL).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general industry documentation/communications.

Experience Required

2-5 years prior Accounting experience in industry (NVOCC/Freight Forwarding)

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • Driver’s License
  • Proximity to work

Skills and Experience Preferred (Not Required)

  • Knowledge of CargoWise software
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