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It can be tough out there. We've been told many times it's everyone for him- or herself. You get yours, I'll get mine. Don't worry about the next guy or gal.

At Janel, we do things differently.

Be part of something.

Janel is a team of pros having fun building a world-class, seamless supply chain solutions company. We aspire to be an entrepreneurial family that empowers our people to innovate and grow personally and professionally. We take the time to understand our customers’ business needs. We have an agile, team approach to providing transformational value to the supply chain community. We see an exciting future for our team, our customers and our partners, and we strive to realize it every day -- and we want company to get us there faster.

Think you're a fit?

Then get in touch.

And in the meantime, check below for some immediate openings. If you don't see what you're looking for, get in touch anyway, and tell us why we should be talking to you.

Open Positions

Senior Internal Auditor - JFK Airport Area

Janel is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to lead the internal audit of the company’s internal controls and to assist management with external audits. The Senior Internal Auditor will lead the documentation of internal controls and policies, the testing of those policies and the on-time submission of responses to external auditor requests while ensuring Janel adheres to the highest degree of professional and financial standards.

Reporting to Janel Group’s President at our JFK location, with dotted line reporting to Janel Corporation’s Controller, the Senior Internal Auditor will work closely with Janel’s Finance Team and Station Managers to test current processes and help implement best practices that ensure Janel’s competitive position in the market. This is a unique opportunity to work on a team having fun building an industry leading business with a global reach, infused with a local, personal touch.

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

Plan, lead and participate in internal and external audits of Janel’s financial & business processes

Lead documentation & testing of controls; ensure adequate resourcing of audits & on-time, accurate completion

Lead due diligence on potential acquisitions and implementation of JGI finance processes post-acquisition

Provide updates on status of audits and create audit update memos and reports

Lead site risk assessments, ensuring the testing of key controls at all branch and corporate locations

Develop and execute on corrective action plans that help management appropriately address issues

Assist management with the periodic financial audit of the company’s records and reporting

Work closely with external auditors to test and implement latest guidance and to process improve Janel systems

Lead the coordination and completion of follow up items identified in management and external auditor review

Work closely with station teams to test controls and to develop and implement corrective action plans

Plan and participate in annual Risk Assessment and annual audit plan

Lead & participate in special projects, including data mining initiatives, as deemed necessary by the VP of Finance

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred; MBA, CPA, or other advanced certification or degree a plus

5+ years’ work experience in accounting, finance, due diligence and leading audits; COSO, GAAP, SOX experience

Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel & PowerPoint; CargoWise experience a plus

Understanding of customs brokerage & international freight forwarding industries

Skilled communicator & high energy motivator

Travel to all Janel current and future locations

Candidates are required to have authorization to work in the United States

Janel Group provides the following:

Salary commensurate with relative experience and generous incentive plans

Comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, 401K Retirement Plan with company match

If you’re highly motivated and want to be part of what we’re building at Janel, email kkenney@janelgroup.com today. Along with your resume, include a cover letter outlining what makes you a great candidate for consideration.

Business Development Manager - Edison, N J

Responsible for increasing gross profit and market share. Based in Edison, New Jersey Key Responsibilities: • New business development through account identification, needs assessment & solution based approach • Regularly visit with prospects & customers throughout assigned territory • Developing and maintaining strong business relationships • Collaborate with local office and staff on customer retention, new business growth & overall business development strategy • Meet and exceed assigned sales budgets Requirements: • 3 years of business development experience in the freight forwarding, customs brokerage, or logistics industry • Superior listening, team building, and customer relationship skills • Effective communicator with attentive presentation skills • Strong negotiation skills with proven ability to overcome objections • Organized, self-motivated, performance driven, with a strong work ethic • Ctc -June Rubin - jrubin@janelgroup.com. #sales #businessdevelopment

Accounting Specialist

(Lynbrook, NY)

This is a hands-on accounting role reporting to Janel’s corporate finance team. Janel’s corporate accounting team members have strong customer service skills and are comfortable managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable transactions and payments while collaborating closely with internal and external resources at our stations, at our agent locations around the world and with our external customers and suppliers. Janel’s Accounting Specialist will manage AP transactions and payments, AR transactions and receipts for our network of offices while supporting the needs of the Corporate Finance Team throughout the U.S.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: • Maintain and adhere to appropriate internal controls and accounting policies as outlined by the Assistant Controller • Manage A/P transactions and payments for vendors/agents including general and administrative expenses by reconciling statements while ensuring proper coding, approvals, verification of charges and ensuring payments are disbursed within agreed terms • Manage accounts receivable collections within agreed credit terms and ensuring receipts are posted timely • Responsible for credit application/report review and recommending credit limit and terms • Continual review of customer accounts to ensure immediate communication of all credit risk with appropriate escalation • Communicate accruals needed on monthly basis • Facilitate resolution of charge discrepancies between our sites and vendors and/or customers timely • Respond to all internal and external inquiries timely • Escalate systematic/repetitive processing issues with suggested process improvements • Track credits owed to the company and ensure all credits are properly applied • Maintain organization data related to accounting and update as needed • Support and grow key relationships between Janel and its suppliers and customers • Analyze the company’s spending, isolating cost drivers and making recommendations for cost savings • Escalate challenges and significant changes with accounts payable and accounts receivable balances • Collaborate with the Accounting management team to suggest process improvement initiatives that automate processes and streamline procedures, eliminating manual steps and enhancing capacity

Position Requirements: • 5+ years of accounting experience, in a high-growth environment • Freight and logistics industry experience as an Accounting Professional • Strong knowledge of internal controls and generally acceptable accounting principles (GAAP) • Proven success working in accounting operations, including reporting, collections, foreign agent settlements and AP • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel • Capable of rapidly building credibility both within and outside the company • Experience working inside a matrix organization

Please contact Lori Savino - lsavino@janelgroup.com

Business Development Associate

(Various Locations)

This is an entrepreneurial sales role that allows you to create new opportunities and aggressively pursue new accounts. The successful candidate will bring an existing book of business to expand within the Janel environment and an eagerness to engage new customers with our customized service solutions. If you have the desire to take on a true selling role in a growing, fast-paced company, Janel has a place for you.


Regional Director - NY/NJ

Janel is seeking a Regional Director for the NY/NJ area. This is an entrepreneurial leadership role with ultimate responsibility for the growth of our JFK and Edison stations. Janel’s Regional Directors are business development focused leaders who understand that Janel’s future is built on extraordinary customer experience, internal talent development and organic growth. Janel’s stations provide a full range of supply chain services supported by a back office team that includes product, pricing, accounting, finance, HR and IT services. 

Janel’s Regional Directors are members of our senior leadership team, working closely with top executives to map our future. As a fully engaged ambassador for the JFK and Edison teams, our directors demonstrate the highest standards of business ethics and live Janel’s core values. The position reports to the VP of Operations. This is a unique opportunity to build on the foundation of two industry leading business units and a team with global reach, differentiated by our Janeler reputation for a local, personal touch.  

Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • Mentor and train Station Managers to meet and exceed budgets and metrics Strengthen and expand station focus on customer relationships, retention and expansion

  • Foster and enhance the delivery of the stations’ core service offerings

  • Collaborate with Station Managers & sales teams to drive industry leading organic growth Mentor Station Managers to develop & recruit staff, instilling a culture of open & frequent communication, operational excellence & customer obsession

  • Identify opportunities to optimize operational & financial performance and maximize productivity

  • Participate in yearly Senior Team strategy sessions to map the future of Janel

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive experience with Customs brokerage, domestic and inbound/outbound freight operations

  • Enthusiastic, persistent, results oriented strategic thinker with extensive experience in P&L ownership Experience negotiating pricing and contracts with customers, prospects & vendors

  • Customer focused with proven history of exceeding customer expectations

  • Sales focused with demonstrated ability to work with others to target, pitch and close new business  Strong MS Office products skill set / CargoWise experience a plus

  • Ability to lead and inspire a team, fostering an innovative, inclusive & positive work environment

  • Skilled communicator / presenter able to interact effectively at multiple levels

  • Ability to identify & recruit talent and to guide, train and develop the company’s future leaders

Janel Group provides the following:

  • Salary commensurate with relative experience + generous incentive compensation plan

  • Ample opportunity for advancement inside a growing senior team

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K Retirement Plan with company match. Paid time off and flexible hours

If you’re highly motivated, seeking a challenging and rewarding position, email blallyjr@janelgroup.com today.