Accounting Assistant

Date posted: 11.07.2023


The accounting assistant will work closely with operations and the accounting department to perform various financial and accounting functions.



  • Prepare billings and invoices for all aspects of the Company’s revenue cycle, including, but not limited to, military and commercial ocean freight and other accessorial charges
  • Perform detailed review of Bills of Lading for accuracy
  • Receive, log, track and report on customer invoices and amounts outstanding
  • Communicate directly with customers via phone and email regarding payment
  • Support may be provided in financial and accounting matters outside of the Company.  The accounting assistant will also be involved in various special projects, as needed.
  • The position will report directly to the Accounting Manager, to ensure that all accounting and reporting requirements are met.
  • Be able to perform other duties independently as assigned.



  • The candidate should have strong understanding / ability to perform work primarily in excel (i.e., pivot tables, Vlookups, etc.)
  • Judgment—displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Analytical—synthesizes complex or diverse information. The position also requires strong analytical skills
  • Communication—ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and displays excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Planning/organizing—prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Problem solving—identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.


Education, Training & Experience

This position requires an undergraduate degree, with an accounting and/or finance concentration.  The ideal person should have a strong accounting background (1-3 years).    Although a background in shipping and logistics is not a requirement, the ability to quickly learn the business of Liberty is essential.

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