Sunday, April 6, 2014

Accounting Assistant – Part Time - Fall River

ReTrans Freight

Job Title
Accounting Assistant – Part Time

Company Description

Re Trans Freight connects you with top industry carriers for Less than Truckload, Truckload, Intermodal, and Expedited shipments.  Our transportation management program improves your cycle times to put shipments in your customers’ hands sooner. At the same time, we can help you save up to 10-20% on your shipping by: Leveraging our aggregated volume through our nationwide transportation network. Reducing or eliminating your internal costs associated with freight audits and the administration of your current freight management process. Providing real-time information and technology that includes a suite of web applications, EDI/XML capabilities, and customized web portals.

We also offer an intensive customer support system so you can ship with confidence and peace of mind. Ultimately, we provide total transportation management solutions that help you manage your internal processes to save money and improve efficiency while simultaneously increasing customer satisfaction and strengthening your competitive position.

Job Description

The primary role of this position is to assist the Accounting Department with their day to day activities using the Great Plains accounting system.  Duties include the following:

1.      Record voids in the accounts receivable and accounts payable systems as freight bills are removed by the freight carriers and no longer due.

2.      Record credit memos in the accounts receivable and accounts payable systems as freight bills are updated by the freight carriers with lower amounts due.

3.      Process payments received by customers in the accounts receivable system.

4.      Prepare bank deposits for checks received by customers.

5.      Assist in the analysis of variances between actual financial results and budgeted amounts by preparing excel worksheets and identifying the underlying reasons.

6.      Prepare general ledger journal entries as requested.

7.      Record payment related notes in freight bill system as needed.

8.      Establish receivable and payable records when refunds to customers are needed.

9.      Other items identified as knowledge level improves.


The ideal candidate is a junior or senior accounting major, has successfully completed intermediate and cost accounting, is experienced with Excel worksheets, and resides within the general local area on a full time basis.

The Controller and Senior Accounting Analyst will provide the primary and day to day direction respectively. 

Schedule / Compensation

This part-time position will begin in June 2014 and will continue at least through May 2015.  The company is flexible regarding the weekly work schedule but will expect 10 to 15 hours per week depending on weekly work flow.  The rate of pay for this position is $10.00 per hour. 

Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter and resume to:

Paul Fiocchi, Controller