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Accounting Assistant

Company: Bruin Xpress Inc
Location: South Holland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description A dynamic and growing logistics and transportation company is currently seeking a full-time AR and AP assistant, who has 1-2 years of accounting experience in a trucking company. Key Responsibilities: Review and analyze accessorial charges that may require specific approval and billing instructions; ensure accessorials are billed correctly Audit bills of lading (BOLs) and freight invoices for Vendor and/or Driver payments Research, analyze, and identify issues and/or errors on freight invoices and BOLs Create, monitor and actively work on customer aging reports to keep the aging accurate and current Work closely with customers and sales teams on the collection of past due invoices Research short and overpayments, misapplied funds, payment errors, etc and work closely with the customer to resolve these errors in a timely manner Build relationships with key customers and communicate with them regularly to ensure Arrive is paid timely and resolve any concerns or delays Enter/maintain up to date notes regarding payment status to ensure strong documentation/communication Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office Answer phone calls, meet and greet clients and visitors and perform superior customer service both online and offline Other duties as assigned Skills & Abilities: Previous experience in accounting, finance, or other related fields 1-2 years of AR and AP experience in a trucking company Experience in carrier and/or customer contract auditing preferred Proficient in creating spreadsheets and reports specifically with Excel and Word Ability to prioritize and organize Effective communication skills Strong attention to Detail Able to multi-task Ability to problem solve and think independently Ability to work independently Ability to follow-up and follow through on tasks of all varieties

Keywords: Bruin Xpress Inc, Chicago , Accounting Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , South Holland, Illinois

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