Senior Accountant-Riviera Beach

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Accounting

Publish Date: January 4, 2021

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

Tropical Shipping

Responsible for preparing and or reviewing general ledger account analysis; preparing and or reviewing internal and external financial reports; assisting in the development, documentation and implementation of processes to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information; performing GAAP research to determine the proper accounting treatment for proposed transactions; and assisting in the financial analysis and accounting implementation for new services and/or investment alternatives.

To apply for this job please visit www.tropical.com.


Responsible for the set up, documentation and implementation of joint service and agency accounting functions. Ensures all revenues and costs are appropriately billed and received. Works with and is company accounting liaison to joint service or agency personnel. Resolves issues related to invoicing, billing, or other accounting actions.

Develops, enhances, and prepares managerial accounting and financial reports that support organizational structures and management of the business.

Analyzes and evaluates financial results, prepares reports on financial results for senior management and makes recommendations on findings.

Coordinates with Human Resource Dept to receive the required monthly and year-end information from Vanguard to complete the RSP Financial Statements and notes for the annual audit.

Assists in accounting evaluation and implementation pertaining to new business, including receivable, payable, and reporting functions.

Assists in the evaluation, development, and implementation or upgrade of accounting software, as required.

Assists in the preparation of standard operating procedures and manuals for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Performs all other assigned duties.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Five years general Accounting experience.
Valid Local Driver's License.
Occasional Travel to US Tropical Locations.
Office Environment - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer. Ability to bend or stoop to retrieve lower shelf files. Ability to reach overhead to retrieve upper shelf files. ability to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of day. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.