Sr. Logistics Billing Rep at Echo Global Logistics in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

At Echo we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Echo!

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-Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Part of the Accounts Payable Department, the Billing Representative is responsible for managing an account portfolio and up to $5MM in monthly payments. You will be responsible for managing carrier payments and expectations, trending data and payment behavior, resolving rating disputes and billing errors, reporting payables metrics to the accounting department and reducing outstanding carrier payment obligations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Analyze carrier invoices to assist in resolving payment issues
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Serve as liaison between carriers and booking agents
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Manage daily task load by resolving billing disputes and closing cases promptly
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Retrieve, upload and submit carrier invoices for payment
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Follow up with open items including payment inquiries and billing adjustments with carriers
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Analyze and resolve pricing discrepancies as compared to carrier pricing agreements
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Monitor and manage carrier invoices in review, unbilled, approved and posted status
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Follow up on cash application for carrier payments
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Dispute and/or negotiate pricing settlements with carriers as needed
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Perform ad-hoc carrier and client billing projects
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Reduce outstanding aging and maintain current account terms
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Process Agents Commissions
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Process Carriers payment ACH, checks
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Process Echo intercompany payment
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Submit payment files to the bank
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Run nightly check report bank
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Issue quick pay checks
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Tasks customer review screen

REQUIREMENTS:

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3+ Years A/P Experience
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A/R and Payroll experience a plus
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Experience as a team lead highly preferred
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Overall general accounting knowledge and/or experience
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Strong proficiency with manipulating large amounts of data
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Strong Excel skills and Microsoft Outlook
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Excellent oral and written communication skills
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Proven track record to build internal partnerships to service outside sales agents, carriers, customers and internal business partners
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Experience using Peach Tree accounting software is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER:

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Competitive compensation package
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Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, and 401K
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Advancement Potential
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Fun and energetic work environment
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Volunteer opportunities

Work environment/physical demands summary:

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.