Accounting Clerk - Accounts Receivable/Freight


Accounting Clerk - Accounts Receivable/Freight

The Steamship Authority is currently seeking to fill the position of Accounting Clerk - Accounts Receivable/Freight at the Steamship Authority's Falmouth administrative office location.  This is a full-time, non-union position working Monday through Friday.  The position is responsible for the processing of customer freight bills, verifying and mailing customer statements, data entry into the accounts receivable computer system and resolving related problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*  Entry of freight invoices, crediting appropriate general ledger accounts and charging appropriate customer accounts.

*  Maintain accounts receivable file in current status.

*  Review invoices for accuracy of charges applied, identifying errors and correcting discrepancies through the preparation of debit and credit memos.

*  Monitors customer accounts and handles telephone and email inquiries.  

*  Maintain spreadsheets of town, counties and school discounted travel.

*  Perform all back-up functions as asigned.

*  Other special projects and duties as assigned.

This position requires good organizations skills, ability to communicate in a pleasant manner with customers as well as with other departments and familiarity with Steamship Authority freight tariff.  Applicant should possess good computer skills, have experience with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and understand basic accounting and computer procedures.

Interested parties may obtain an application or submit a letter of interest and resume by January 14, 2020 to or by mailing to:

Human Resources Office

Steamship Authority

228 Palmer Avenue

Falmouth, MA 02540