Transportation Accountant

Charlotte, NC, USA Req #930
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The mission of the Managed Logistics Services (MLS) business unit of Odyssey Logistics & Technology is to provide value-driven, proactive logistics services using our expertise and technology on a global basis. Our People are the core of our business and support our values of Service Excellence, Innovation, Solutions, and Continuous Improvement.

We are looking for professionals who are dedicated to client success, focused on developing solutions by working collaboratively, accountable for results, and who feel empowered to take initiative and find creative and effective ways to satisfy stakeholders.

With our advanced technology, global network and integrated processes, we regularly break new ground for clients and can offer logistics careers that cultivate successful professionals and develop existing talent. The MLS business unit is based in Charlotte, NC and has team members across the United States, as well as in Mexico, China, Belgium, Poland, Hong Kong, and Japan. 

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The Transportation Accountant has primary responsibility in Operations Accounting for the management of freight invoice audit and payment on behalf of our clients.  The individual in this role serves as the primary contact with client representatives on all issues and questions involving audit, funding and payment of carrier invoices for the clients’ shipments. Other responsibilities include running aging reports from Oracle in order to identify any approved carrier invoices not funded by client, creating and maintaining historical payment analysis file, and assisting in the maintenance and processing of credits.

Qualifications and Key Skills:

(The following are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills or ability required for this position)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred.
  • 1 year of experience with a Transportation Management System or in the transportation industry is preferred.
  • Familiarity with an accounting and reporting system such as Great Plains is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and sharp attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills (especially in Excel) are essential.
  • Good analytical, communication, and organization skills.
  • Willingness to assist other team members to meet client requirements.

Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. 

Other details

  • Job Family Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Charlotte, NC, USA