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Logistics Specialist – Billing

Logistics Specialist – Billing

Contract-to-Hire
   |   
Houston, TX
   |   November 29 2017

Description

This is contract to hire employment opportunity with a global company located in Houston, TX.

Logistic Specialist-Billing will work with a team of logistics/finance professionals to manage payment flows for North America Logistics operations. Responsible for the researching, tracking, monitoring, coding, validating and corresponding with carriers regarding their invoice payments and issues.

Requirements:

  • Monitors invoices on a daily basis
  • Fast learner of new systems; able to work in multiple system simultaneously
  • Able to operate proactively and effectively in a fast-paced environment both independently and as part of a team, with minimal supervision
  • Works well with others, has a desire to cross train with team members in a similar capacity to accomplish common tasks
  • Communicates (verbally and written) well with customers, managers, carriers and other interested parties in a professional manner that represents the company well
  • Ability to establish a high level of professional integrity, trust and credibility within the organization
  • Able to provide timely information and updates to internal and external customers upon request; able to provide feedback to carriers and manage any outstanding issues and other problems that may arise within the payment process
  • Prioritize and resolve freight pay issues in a timely manner
  • Able to provide periodic reports (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly) as needed for your area of responsibility and analysis
  • Able to read and understand legal contracts and logistics rates
  • Must be able to work in an office environment on a computer and phone for several hours at a time.
  • Able to identify areas to improve processes, resolve service failures without compromising service quality
  • Is detailed oriented and a multi-taker
  • Must have at least an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • May be assigned other duties, in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the business and/or company.
  • Willing to work off hours as needed.

Desirable Skills

  • Able to create systemic processes (i.e. coding, scripting, macros)
  • VBA and/or SQL
  • Microsoft Visio

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or four years equivalent experience in Supply Chain and Finance/Accounting background
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experienced in Oracle and SAP systems
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products