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Freight Audit and Payment Analyst in Mount Prospect IL

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Mizkan America
Title: 
Freight Audit and Payment Analyst
Date: 
09/25/2020
Job ID: 
5000630514606
Location: 
Mount Prospect IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Auditors(Tax), Credit Analyst/Manager, Financial Analyst
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This position is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable related to Transportation Management and supply chain activities including rate auditing of freight bills, coding invoices, and batching invoices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct full audit of carrier invoices to validate any variances in pricing
  • Process paper (manual) invoices as well as invoices within the Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Resolve freight billing discrepancies/issues with carriers, AP, and Transportation Procurement
  • Resolve freight billing issues including no rates on file, balance dues/aging, etc.
  • Research root cause of, and partner in resolution of systematic rating errors in systems
  • Generate reports on carrier agings, procurement issues, and other reporting as needed
  • Analyze current pain points in the payment process and develop processes for addressing the pain points
  • Research and resolve freight payment questions & issues regarding in-process invoices, rates, aged bills, etc.
  • Contact carriers to resolve invoice discrepancies while keeping all documentation of event
  • Provide support to the accounting team as needed
  • Participate in department and interdepartmental projects
  • Monitor carrier payments
  • All other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance required
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in freight audit/payment/invoice processing, or transportation
  • Knowledge of the transportation industry: how contracts are created, how carrier tariffs are created and work, rating knowledge
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using formula and pivot table functions, creating charts and VLOOKUP functions)
  • Experience with MercuryGate TMS or similar and knowledge of automated TMS (Transportation Management System) system functionality
  • Experience with SAP, or similar ERP System
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Highly motivated, ability to work and think independently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize work

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