Cargill Transportation Accounting Specialist in Wichita, Kansas
Transportation Accounting Specialist
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
This role is part of the Carrier Support Services COE (i.e., freight audit & payment and transportation data maintenance) located in Wichita, KS. The candidate for this role will be the subject matter expert for an assigned, specific area within the Carrier Support Services space. This will include deep knowledge of related systems and processes as well as the compliance activities governing the area. The candidate will work independently, as well as part of a team, to ensure systems and interfaces are functioning properly, that all stake holders have a clear understanding of processes and how their actions impact overall success. The candidate will develop and/or monitor metrics ensuring overall process health. This role will provide daily support to carriers, clients and team members (including those located in CBS sites outside the US) to resolve issues and ensure processes are effective and efficient. The person in this role will collaborate with others to develop process improvements and implement best practices.
50% Subject Matter Expert for specific processes within the CTL Carrier Support Services COE. Provide daily support to transportation team members in CBS sites, carriers, clients and others to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues. Ensure master data is accurate and updated timely.
30% Work with BUs and transportation teams to evaluate opportunities, implement improvements, and stream-line processes. Share system and process knowledge with others to ensure overall success, effectiveness and efficiency of processes. Benchmark to the outside – Implement best practices.
10% Work with Global I/T, other CTL teams, CBS Sites and Clients to ensure full utilization of system functionality (including testing new functionality, system improvements, and break/fix items).
10% Other projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree OR 5 years of experience in one or more of these areas: Accounting, Finance or Business
1 years’ work experience in one of the following: G/L Accounting, Freight Payables, Carrier Compliance, Master Data Mgmt, Transportation Accounting, Transportation Operations, Customer Service, Vendor Support
Solid understanding of payment control processes, internal controls, and segregation of duties
Strong skills in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, etc
Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve complex problems/issues
Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines
Ability to train & support others in a multi-cultural environment
Attention to detail as well as ability to see and understand big picture
Demonstrated ability to challenge and improve processes
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
Knowledge of transportation and freight payables processes
Knowledge of carrier contracting, rates and data mgmt
SAP / JDE / AS400 experience
Proven ability to behave in accordance with Cargill values and ethics
Ability to manage conflict constructively.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding
Primary Location US-KS-Wichita
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: WIC03946