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Freight Accounting Specialist
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

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Temp To Permanent

$21 - $25

Dynamic freight/logistics client seeking a Freight Accounting Specialist to join the team.
This is a temp to hire role and is hybrid (3 days in office , 2 from home). 
We are looking for a candidate open to  temp to hire (within 90 days)  that lives near   in any of the following locations: 
  • Oakbrook IL
    Miami FL
  • Torrance CA
  • Cranford, NJ
  • Sturtevant, WI
Upon full time hire , you will be eligible for our full benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401K with match and generous PTO Plan. 
The Freight Accounting Specialist responsibilities include.
  • Create and distribute International Agent accounts receivable statements monthly.
  • Receive and process agent billed accounts payables statements monthly.
  • Review International account activity and communicate with International Agent throughout the net settlement process.
  • Confirm final totals, approvals of all monthly AR/AP for net settlement.
  • Net settle AR/AP via outgoing and incoming wire transfers.
  • Reconcile bank related activity for all wire transfers for overseas agents.
  • Data entry of all payable invoices into the  operating system.
  • Scan/archive AP invoices 
  • Verify accuracy of charges from agents and correct shipment cost information. This may include rating of the bills based on rate agreements or working with field offices to determine correct charges.
  • Work with agents and service centers in coordinating corrections or disputes.
2 plus years experience in AR/AP.
2 year Assoc  degree and experience freight/logistics preferred. 

The ability to understand foreign exchange rates and to convert to various foreign currencies a plus.
Intermediate Excel experience, VLookup /Pivot tables preferred
10-key by touch experience required
Proficient with Microsoft AX,  Cargowise, is a plus 

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