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Trade Assistant

Company: Hawkeye Gold, LLC - a J.D. Heiskell Company
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of team that exports agricultural commodities to Asia and other destinations worldwide?


You will be part of the team that supports all domestic and export trading and marketing activities. The successful candidate is a team focused and detail oriented person with advanced organizational skills who enjoys making sure transactions are processed properly, as well as figuring out the best way to record non-standard transactions given the tools and processes available. Trading volume can fluctuate quickly, so the team works together to balance the workload. You will have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of tasks so that you can quickly join the team in managing the spikes in volume.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-- Timely invoicing of customers and all related export documentation (if required).

-- Process invoices from suppliers for the product purchased into inventory or direct shipped to a customer

-- Process freight bills, transload fees, ocean freight and other costs

-- Process A/P for payment via ACH/Wire/Check

-- Efficient utilization and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets is a MUST.

-- Entering contracts and/or contract management

-- Maintain ticket application, which includes contract execution and maintenance

-- Ensure both internal and external compliance requirements are followed

-- Keep accurate and organized files in a common shared drive or shared email boxes

-- Customer Service - Communicate with domestic and/or overseas customers via email to ensure all documents are accurate

Additional Items:

-- Desires to gain an appreciation of the bigger picture and how all facets of the business work together for the success of the Company.

-- Selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools, applications and use. Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to problem solving. Communicates fluently orally and in writing.

-- Is able to plan, schedule and monitor work activities in order to meet time and quality targets

Computer Skills: Minimum of intermediate working knowledge of Excel. Experience with AGRIS is a plus, but not required. Microsoft Office applications.

4 year college degree is required.
Agricultural and/or logistics experience is a plus, but not required.
LC, Export and/or container experience is a plus, but not required.
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ankeny, IA 50021: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Bachelor's (Preferred)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
Work Location: One location

Keywords: Hawkeye Gold, LLC - a J.D. Heiskell Company, Ankeny , Trade Assistant, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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