Estes Forwarding Worldwide, LLC

Specialist, Accounts Payable

Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
2nd (Day), 3rd (Afternoon)


Founded in 2003, Richmond-based Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW) is a domestic and international freight forwarder. At EFW, we are always on. Our commitment to personal service has made us a leader in logistic solutions across the globe. With offices across the country, EFW offers a full range of domestic and international solutions—including air, ocean, ground and international transportation—that few competitors can match.


The Specialist, Accounts Payable receives and processes all invoices from the home office and the field, while verifying invoice data with departments and regional personnel.



Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Receive and process all invoices from home office and the field
  • Verify invoice data with departments and regional personnel
  • Open, sort and distribute truck mail within the department for coding
  • Batch invoices, run and proof batch edits
  • Match checks with invoices and mail them
  • Handle calls to and from vendors regarding payment information
  • Lookup vendors and paid invoices, change computer information on vendors, fax or mail W-9 information to vendors, etc.
  • After mastering the above duties, will be taught to print checks and run interfaces for various departments
  • Regular attendance is required
  • Compliance with company C-TPAT security procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of a high school diploma, plus 1-3 years clerical experience. A combination of education and experience will be taken into consideration.


Must be self-directed and detail-oriented.


Must possess strong organizational skills.

Strong customer service skills preferred.

Prior Accounts Payable experience preferred.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access desired.

AS400 experience helpful.

Must be able to and comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct.

Ability to work independently or in a team setting, in a fast paced environment.

Must be mentally and emotionally capable of handling a high stress environment.

Responds well to questions.


Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions.

Good mathematical skills and 10-key abilities.

Comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines.


At this time, EFW will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


EFW prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a drug screen and a background check.


EFW offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.


EFW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


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