Export Associate

Location: Hensall

Zone: Ontario

Type: Trucking & Transportation

Posted: 06-18-2020

Expires: 07-17-2020

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Hensall Global is seeking an Export Associate responsible for completion of all export documentary formalities and invoicing requirements for a specified account base. This is a full-time position working out of our Hensall location.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all required export documentation including but not limited to submission of ocean bill of lading instructions, VGM reporting, CERS & AES filings and the creation of marine insurance certificates and shipment pre-alerts.
  • The accurate and timely release of all ocean bills of lading as well as the consolidation and dispatch of all required document packages.
  • Daily invoice completion.
  • Creation of vendor commission invoices.
  • Ensuring accuracy of all invoice and payable entries.
  • Processing of vendor payables / distribution to the accounting team.
  • Distribution of approved invoices to applicable customers for payment processing.
  • Closure of files within our system.
  • Tracking and tracking of all export files.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, with overall strong computer skills.
  • General knowledge of international transportation and domestic/cross-border transportation is an asset.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures.
  • Advanced numeracy is required with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Capable of translating currency in order to fulfill needs of global customers.
  • Sound decision making qualities.
  • Excellent time and deadline management skills.
  • Organizational ability and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Teamwork skills.


  • This job requires sitting at a computer for hours at a time.
  • Must deal with stress, related to difficult customers and working with tight, conflicting deadlines.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our online application portal. 

Hensall Global is committed to employment equity

and encourages the four designated groups to apply.