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7percent Ventures
7percent Ventures

Finance Operations Associate



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year.

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Finance Operations Associate (AR)

Investing your time with Flexport means keeping pace with a rapidly growing business, learning new skills, and seeking opportunities to fill the gap. We appreciate your contributions to making Flexport an amazing place to work and we encourage upwards or lateral movement and transfers that align with current business needs.

We are on the Accounts Receivable team under Finance Operations and our key accountabilities include: develop long-term customer relationships, ensure customer payments are processed and applied on time. We're looking for a Finance Operations Associate; this position will manage the collection of payments from customers. Maintain a healthy cash flow for the company by ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, monitoring overdue accounts, and following up on outstanding payments.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be under the AR team to perform day to day cash applications, including checking bank transactions for each bank account to confirm customer payments.
  • You will reconcile accounts receivable ledger to ensure all payments are accounted for and properly posted in the financial system.
  • You will process customer refunds for overpayments or duplicated payments.
  • You will assist on collections and update the payment status in the collections system.
  • You will assist in generating AR aging reports for reporting and collections follow up.
  • You will follow up with internal and external stakeholders to resolve any payment issues.
  • You will assist in performing financial analysis for reviewing credit applications.
  • You will create journal entries for AR related issues to support closing.
  • You may assist in issuing or requesting tax invoices for different countries.

What you’ll need

  • 2+ years of experience in Finance Accounts Receivable/ Payable.
  • You have a degree in Finance/Accounting or related functions.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Proficient and fluent in English.
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to interpret data and present to the key stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Preferably efficient in Netsuite, G Suite, Microsoft Excel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.