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General Accounting Clerk in Houston, TX at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description


The NAM SSO General Accounting Clerk will work with logistics service providers and finance professionals to manage invoice submission and approval workflows for US import and Export team.


  • Responsible for the researching, tracking, monitoring, validating and corresponding with logistics service providers regarding the invoice submissions, invoice approval workflow and auxiliary activities.
  • He/she will be primarily responsible for routine transaction processing.
  • Reports to US Import Manager and maintains a cross functional close working relationship with Logistics Control Tower, Finance, Business units, Geo-markets, and Logistics Service Providers.
  • Monitors invoices pending submission from logistics service providers daily.
  • Follow-up with management and/or logistics services providers on any billing discrepancies through resolution.
  • Communicates with customers, managers, logistics service providers and other interested parties in a professional manner.
  • May be assigned to other duties, in addition to, or in line of those described above, according to the needs of the business and/or company.
  • Performs payroll processing, vendor and intercompany payments.
  • Performs database input as required. Performs routine subsystem reporting for client receivables, fixed assets, payroll and inventory.
  • Performs routine contact with client payment department to determine payment status.
  • Performs balance sheet account reconciliation.

 Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as billing specialist
  • Able to read and understand logistics and related rate schedules
  • Able to quickly analyze, compare and interpret detailed and sometimes under-developed information and able to make sound and accurate judgments (invoice approvals/rejections) based on this knowledge
  • Able to follow-up with the organization’s management on approval workflow for invoices needing subsequent approval(s)
  • Able to operate proactively and effectively in a fast-paced environment both independently and as part of a team, with minimal supervision
  • Billing experience (3 to 5 years) including, but not limited to: customer service, billing and general accounting preferred
  • International Export/ Import logistics 
  • Comfortable dealing with numbers and the processing of financial information
  • Creatively solve invoicing problems and provide timely resolutions to issues 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experienced in Oracle (OTM) and SAP
  • Results-driven and patient
  • Problem Solving: basic skill in project estimation with standard complexity, creative and innovative solutions, analytical oriented, and basic decision making skills communication.
  • Leadership: functions independently and in a team with basic project mgt. skills.
  • Communication: standard oral and written communication skills, and customer oriented.
  • Cross Discipline: basic understanding of company strategy the practice of the principles of Quality Management.
  • Education Requirements: Technical Finance or Accounting Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Required Experience: 0-2 years’ experience in a finance role