Export Documentation Clerk

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Export Documentation Clerk
Salary Range
$based upon experience
Full benefits
Administration Jobs
Burnaby - BC
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Our client is a Lumber Export company looking for an Export Documentation Clerk to join their team. Position is located in Burnaby with easy transit access.


  • Prepare and audit export documentation forms
  • Process commercial invoice documents by validating data integrity and accuracy
  • Communicate with appropriate internal/external customers, including trading desks, loading facilities, freight forwarders, brokers, vendors, and customers
  • Ensure timely processing of export shipments
  • Monitor accounts payable and accounts receivable to ensure vessel transaction payments are made and collected timely
  • Create, assemble, and present applicable export documentation required per country specific destination in accordance with export laws and regulations
  • Submit timely document instructions to freight forwarders, independent surveyors and other third party industry providers
  • Verify sanctioned party screenings prior to release of export documents
  • Maintain export files in an organized and catalogued system
  • Support cross-functional departments involved in international business transactions
  • Ensure compliance with export laws and regulations
  • Continue education and ongoing review of industry requirements
  • Apply and settle contract applications


  • Three to four years’ experience in export documentation in lumber or other commodities
  • Knowledge of export documentation:
    • Must be proficient in LC’s, DC’s and import and export practices
    • Experience in lumber industry is highly desirable
    • Lumber Track experience is highly desirable
  • Strong computer and technical skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills to deal with banks, customers and other parties.
  • Capable of learning complex steps and procedures
  • Positive team player

Recruiter Info

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Karen Epp


Karen Epp, CPC is the Senior Finance and Accounting Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc and brings over twenty years of experience recruiting professionals in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking, and Human Resources. One of the advantages of working with Karen in your search for Accounting Professionals is the extensive long standing relationships with candidates and reputable clients.

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