Freight Cost Specialist – Fortune 500 Company

El Segundo, California

2021-09-10

Freight Cost Specialist or Manager

Come join a public, Fortune 500 company as their Freight Cost Specialist! The ideal candidate is passionate about all things Accounting with strong analytical abilities, as well as a passion and desire to learn and grow in this newly created role.

The Freight Cost Specialist will have in-depth knowledge of the different freight platforms, while working closely with the Finance department.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to managing shipment content – including costs, contracts, billings, estimates, etc.

What You’ll Do:

  • Gain a complete understanding of the company’s freight costs
  • Manage related freight contracts, while reviewing and confirming ongoing billings
  • Develop and report freight metrics
  • Utilize freight data, costs and metrics to develop a pricing model to be used for freight quotes to customers
  • Pursue cost savings opportunities
  • Assist in providing data for sales cut off accounting entries and potential software solutions for freight cost management
  • Determine accuracy of freight estimates used for daily management reporting
  • Validate accuracy of month end freight accruals

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or relevant field
  • Experience dealing with third party contracts
  • Preferably comes from a firm that outsources its shipping
  • Excellent customer service abilities, with a self-starter, go getter attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a heavy volume workload with tight deadlines
  • Must have strong analytical skills

If your experience aligns with the above requirements, please send your resume to phooshim@provenrecruiting.com.

We actively support and promote people of various backgrounds, from race, religion and gender to geographical area, university, lifestyle and personality type. Proven Recruiting is minority-owned, and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the broader community. Do not hesitate to apply now!

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