Manager, Finance & Post Entry

Manager, Finance & Post Entry

Join Livingston and grow your career in the constantly changing world of international trade. Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, international trade consulting, compliance and freight forwarding services around the world.  Livingston has over 3,000 employees at more than 90 key border crossings, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment offers you the opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, receive recognition for achievements and develop your expertise in the complex and evolving world of trade. Learn how you can make an impact at Livingston.

 

Job Type: Full Time 

Location: BC Delta - CN038 

JOB SUMMARY

The Manager, Finance and Post Entry will be reporting to the vice president of VTS division  

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage Post Entry processes: payables and/or offset refund credits, reconciliation of approved claims, investigate outstanding and aging adjustments.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and analyzing financial reports, forecasts, and projection reports and ensures all reports are accurate and completed within specified timelines.
  • Partner with business unit leader(s) and/or senior management to provide financial guidance and supporting interpreting and analyzing financial and business issues which includes driving operating performance, delivering on business initiatives, growth and profitability while ensuring compliance to accounting principles and corporate governance.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closure as well as supporting narrative to financial statements.
  • Prepare and distribute financial reporting packages to assigned business unit leader(s) and senior management.
  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines and financial reporting requirements.
  • Work with other finance staff to analyze and determine variance and business trends. Propose solutions, potential savings, or actions to mitigate business trends.
  • Participate and/or may lead projects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Sound knowledge of customs and trade policies, procedures, and legislation.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Ability to gather and analyze large amounts of data at a macro and micro level.
  • Ability to work independently with business leaders and without much supervision as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and constructively challenge the status quo to improve processes.
  • Experience working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines, and prioritizing various deliverables.
  • Strong business acumen with a solid understanding of the business environment.
  • Ability to clearly understand the business objectives and link the financial results/data to operational performance drivers.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think three steps ahead.
     

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

5 years of related experience

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent
Preferred: Masters Degree or equivalent in Finance

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

Accountability
Agility
Customer First Focus
Inclusion and Collaboration
Leading and Developing
Business Acumen and Straight Talk

At Livingston, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority.  All offers of employment for Livingston Transportation Inc., are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to pass the pre-employment requirements.  Individuals may request an exemption from this requirement who (i) provide proof of a valid medical exemption from a qualified medical practitioner or (ii) claim a human rights exemption under the Human Rights Code and are able to support an exemption based on objective evidence that their claimed creed/religion prohibits vaccination against COVID-19.

 

Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.