Trade Assistant


Omaha, NE

Job Summary: 

Provide support in handling various purchases, sales, and freight of commodities.  Tasks typically include inputting transactions into system, troubleshooting concerns on various transactions and shipments, working with customers, and monitoring accounts receivable. May work on special projects as needed.  Prepare reporting for trading desk.  Ability to understand business and operate/maintain the business systems applications. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate transportation, billing, contracting, and inventory control for all assigned locations
  • Maintain contact with assigned customer accounts
  • Data entry and management of all assigned customer orders, shipments, and customer correspondence
  • Manage assigned customer problems with shipments
  • Maintain current and up to date daily invoicing and various customer/management reports
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments
  • Accounts receivables and problem resolution

Other Job Functions:

  • Sales and accounting support as assigned
  • Other general administrative duties as assigned


  • Associates degree in Accounting and/or equivalent professional work experience in related field required
  • Ability to work and interact well with others
  • Strong Microsoft Office Excel skills required, Access skills a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong customer service commitment
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work at a very detailed level
  • Ability to work overtime hours as needed
  • 1+ years’ experience in a trading environment preferred, or 3+ years in a business environment
  • Prior experience with accounts receivable or collections preferred
  • AGRIS and/or Oracle experience a plus

Special Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 90% of the time
  • Position requires operation of a computer and other standard office equipment, such as a copy machine, calculator, computer printer and phone up to 90% of the time
  • Frequently communicates with employees in the office and at remote locations