Cargo Accounting Assistant
PLEASE APPLY AT WWW.CANADIANNORTH.COM/CAREERS
Posting: Internal and External
Department: Finance, Cargo Department
Reports To: Supervisor, Cargo Accounting
Base: Edmonton, AB
Competition No: CAA13
Closing Date: 12 July 2013
General: The Cargo Accounting Assistant is responsible for ensuring that Canadian North can account for its cargo revenue on a complete and timely basis.
Actively participate in the Company’s Safety Management System program and demonstrate knowledge of employee responsibilities regarding safety
Invoicing and identifying any discrepancies and prepare adjustments as necessary which include credit memos and/or additional invoices including cargo interline
Maintain cargo accounts receivable by planning and organizing the work necessary to ensure complete and accurate records and collection of funds
Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
Respond immediately to queries concerning accounts and provide additional information or clarification
Process Cargo claims
Ensure all adjustments and write-offs to accounts are approved and processed in a timely manner
Obtain credit reports from associated bureaus of Canada to determine credit worthiness of a prospective customer
Collection follow-up of customers to include payment arrangements by telephone and collections letters
Assist and recommend improvements to current procedures
Act as a back up to the receptionist
Develop and maintain a positive relationship with customers by ensuring all communication is courteous and tactful thus fostering acceptance when collection is required
One to three years of cargo accounting from training and experience
Knowledge of Freight Path Cargo System, considered an asset
Well organized, detail-orientated, capable of multitasking
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
Knowledgeable in bookkeeping and accounting practices
Ability to converse fluently in oral and written English
Proven ability to work in a team environment
To apply for this position visit www.canadiannorth.com/careers and click on the online application. Resumes can also be submitted by fax to 403.717.1532. Please include Cargo Accounting Assistant or CAA13 in the subject line.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted.
Canadian North Inc. is a subsidiary of NorTerra Inc. a holding and a management company jointly owned by Inuvialuit Development Corporation representing the Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic and Nunasi Corporation representing the Inuit of Nunavut. NorTerra Inc., and its subsidiary companies provide preferential employment and career development programs for its Inuit and Inuvialuit beneficiaries.
By submitting your resume you agree that it may be shared amongst NorTerra’s subsidiary companies (Canadian North Inc., Northern Transportation Company Ltd, Weldco-Beales Manufacturing Inc., Braden Burry Expediting Ltd and Northern Industrial Sales Ltd).