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  • Receivables Accountant (formerly Junior Accountant Accounts Receivable)

    Seaspan Corporation and its subsidiaries; Seaspan Ship Management Ltd., Seaspan Crew Management Ltd., and Seaspan Crew Management India Private Ltd., is the worldwide leader in independent containership management and ownership.  We provide high-quality, modern vessels with best-in-class operations and innovative ship design, and are dedicated to providing an unmatched level of quality and service to our customers. Seaspan Corporation is a publically traded company with its securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:SSW).  More information can be found on our website at

    Seaspan is seeking a Receivables Accountant (formerly titled as Junior Accountant Accounts Receivable) to join the team. As a member of the Financial Services Team, the Receivables Accountant participates in the timely processing and collections of receivables for both SSML and the Seaspan Corporation group of companies. 

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Completes month end processing and entries
    • Prepares and processes AR invoices in a timely manner
    • Processes cash receipts
    • Cross-reviews invoices of others prior to processing
    • Reconciles customers’ accounts and investigates discrepancies
    • Assists in reconciling the sub-ledger to the GL control account
    • Assists in collections by contacting customers directly or advising other associated departments
    • Helps prepare and maintain monthly receivables working papers for the Seaspan private group binder
    • Responsible for owners expenses – reviewing deductions, obtaining approvals, liaising with appropriate departments, allocating costs
    • Performs other duties as required


    • Diploma or degree in commerce/management/accounting or equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Minimum three years experience in accounts receivables and billings
    • General knowledge of account reconciliations including resolution of reconciling items
    • Familiarity with business systems software( such as JD Edwards and Simply Accounting)
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (including Outlook, Word, and Intermediate Excel)

    Additional desired qualifications

    • Attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good writing style
    • Enjoys working with numbers, with a high degree of accuracy and is comfortable with large spreadsheets
    • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines

    Job demands and/or physical requirements

    • Periodic overtime to meet deadlines or accommodate time zone differences

    How to Apply

    • If you are viewing our posting through Indeed please go to:
    • If you are on our corporate website and this sounds like like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button (below) and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume. 
    • Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.

    We thank all applicants in advance.  If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our professional recruiters will be in contact with you.  Please contact if you have any questions regarding this position.  No agency calls please, many thanks.

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