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Accountant, Accounts Receivable

Posted on Sep 17, 2022 by Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Savannah, GA
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

We are Wallenius Wilhelmsen, delivering innovative and sustainable global shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars, trucks, heavy equipment and specialized cargo.  Our longevity of 157 years in business means we stay relevant and in motion!


Come join our Finance team as the Accountant, Accounts Receivable, in our Savannah, GA office. You will enjoy excellent benefits, including a matching 401K, exciting work and a great team environment!

Job Description:

The Accountant, Accounts Receivable is responsible for accurate and timely recording of accounting transactions, performing monthly close processes, preparing reconciliations, as well as other accounting functions. Additionally, this role provides leadership within the accounting group as well as financial support to members of the management team. 


In this role as the Accountant, Accounts Receivable you will:

Ensure accurate and timely recording of revenue and account receivable transactions

Perform various accounting functions, including but not limited to customer invoicing, accounts receivable and collections, revenue accruals, customer analysis and reporting, etc.

Monitor receivables for customer portfolios and ensure timely follow-up and documentation of collections

Perform various ad-hoc analysis and reporting  

Prepare reconciliations and supporting schedules

Perform monthly close processes and monthly customer reporting.

Support financial audits, including prepare schedules and provide documentation.

Ensure compliance with customer contracts and internal accounting policies and procedures

Maintain documentation of accounting processes and procedures

Provide accounting insight and leadership to team members

Lead process improvement initiatives

Job Requirements:

Your experience and background include:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a CPA and or MBA/ MA is preferred.

3-7 years of relevant accounting experience

Knowledgeable in U.S. GAAP / IFRS

Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment

Ability to work effectively & efficiently within a Remote Office Environment employing Microsoft 365 Applications & Tools

Advanced user of Microsoft Excel

Aptitude to work in an Agile Environment where opportunities for change are continuously identified and acted upon

Advanced technology skills needed to quickly grasp concepts of various subsidiary ledger software systems

Occasional travel may be required

Your work style:

Detail-oriented and accuracy driven

Self-starter, problem solver


Insiders Tip: In addition to strong accounting knowledge, we are more likely to invite a candidate to join us when they exhibit enthusiasm and a collaborative, can-do mind-set.


Why Join Wallenius Wilhelmsen?

Competitive pay & benefits! We offer a competitive salary, 401(k), and excellent benefits. Our Employee Assistance Program offers a broad range of services including personal, professional, wellness, and financial coaching and online training for personal development.


Our Culture Compass (values) guides how we work together exhibiting Courage, Imagination, Trust, Candor and Speed.


Leadership Expectations is our approach for employees in their day- to- day roles: Anticipate & Drive Change; Collaborate as One; Lead & Grow Yourself; Lead & Grow People

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