Junior Accountant

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Accounting

Publish Date: November 1, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled

Tropical Shipping

Responsible for the specific day to day record keeping duties of the department to which assigned.

JOB ID: 9054


Performs assigned daily duties, including preparation and input of financial transaction data.

Responsible for the coordination of the period close including analysis, reconciliation, and journal entry preparation of all period closing adjustments.
Prepares monthly account analysis, as assigned.
Reviews weekly balancing reports to identify problems. Makes recommendations to correct recurring problems.
Prepares monthly statistical reports, as assigned.
Assists in the development, documentation, and implementation of procedures.
Maintains working knowledge of departmental procedures. Functions as focal point for questions relating to day to day accounting issues from both internal and external customers.
Responsible for the training of new hires.
Performs all other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Five years experience in Accounting with at least one year experience at the Senior Clerk level.
LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.
TRAVEL: 10% travel to various Tropical locations.