General Accounting Supervisor

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Accounting

Publish Date: March 3, 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.


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Tropical Shipping

Responsible for analyzing financial information and records primarily within the Accounting Department. Prepares/reviews journal entries, internal and external reports and account reconciliations. Assists with internal and external audits. Assists in the development, documentation and implementation of operating policies and procedures supporting accounting control requirements. Supervises assigned positions.


Supervises assigned Accounting positions.

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

Prepares operating expense analysis and variance explanations.

Prepares monthly accruals and closing journal entries.

Prepares and reviews balance sheet account reconciliations. Reviews all bank account reconciliations and ensures follow-up on outstanding items.

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

Assists in the preparation and conduct of internal and external audits.

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

Performs all other assigned duties.




Bachelor's Degree in Accounting


Five years 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.