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Seafreight Billing Coordinator at Kuehne + Nagel

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description:
Seafreight Billing Coordinator

Your Role

Billing centralization for the Southeast region. This position is created for the Charlotte Team. The person will be performing all financial tasks , perform credit check, cost entry, confirm expected gp, produce invoice. As well the following general financial tasks, FSL management, dispute resolution. The person will work close with the operations to ensure correct and timely billing is made.

Your Responsibilities

* Responsible for accurately issuing and distributing a high volume of invoices based on customer specific rates or spot quotation
* Collaborate with sales and operations teams to ensure that all incoming costs are accounted for, all billable activities are invoiced in line with customer specific rates, and that all required back-up documents and approvals are in place
* Audit incoming charges from overseas KN offices and outside vendors for accuracy. Address and resolve any disputes or discrepancies to protect costs
* Work closely with KN's internal credit department to investigate and resolve customer issues, disputes, short paid invoices, or unpaid invoices to reduce bad debt
* Review files to confirm accuracy for month end close
* Perform other duties as assigned

Your Skills and Experiences

* Candidates should have 3 years freight forwarding experience, ideally in Sea Imports
* Knowledge of Kuehne + Nagel in-house systems (CIEL, ACON, KNLogin) an advantage
* Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
* To be prepared to learn all aspects of the team's work with desire and ability to provide cover and assistance on a regular basis
* Ability to work efficiently and accurately
* Excellent communication skills
* Advanced Excel and analytical skills
* Customer focus with proactive attitude
* Candidate should process a desire to progress within the team demonstrating the ability to take on more responsibility in time.

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.