Documentation Officer

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Mar 08, 2023
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Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Monitor accounts payable and accounts receivable to ensure vessel transaction payments are made and collected timely.
  •  Communicate with appropriate internal/external customers, including trading desks, loading facilities, freight forwarders, vendors and customers;
  •  Support cross-functional departments involved in international business transactions
  •  Submit timely document directives to independent surveyors and freight forwarders to necessitate timely processing of exports;
  •  Assess and advice the most affordable mode of transport to facilitate cost-effectiveness;
  •  Present applicable export documentation required per country-specific destination in accordance with export laws and regulations;
  •  Check and verify freight received against receipt information and documentation;
  •  Process commercial invoice documents by validating data integrity and accuracy;
  •  Verify the correctness of the inbound documentation prior to reception and mark variances related to shortages, overages or damages;
  •  Confirm cargo labels and obtains a correct signature from drivers upon complete loading;
  •  Ensure laws and regulations for export consignments under diverse payment terms have been adhered;
  •  Identify compliance risks and take measures to ensure the daily operations are delivered on time;
  •  Handle other role-related duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Knowledge of shipping regulations and policies;
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office and related software.
    • Ability to create and work in a team with excellent work ethics;

Academic qualification

    •  Degree in Management, Business Administration, Accounting or related business fields


Years of experience: Minimum of 4+ years of experience in a comparable position;

Salary: As per the company scale

Number of required Position/s: 1 (One)

Submission:  Interested applicants fulfilling the above requirements can submit their CV and copy of their credentials through our email address

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