Freight Supervisor

Burton Commercial
£25000 per annum
15 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
An opportunity has arisen to join a fantastic, international organisation on the outskirts of Burton on Trent as a Freight, Bill and Audit Supervisor. The position is offered on a temporary to permanent basis. The position might be of interest to candidates within the roles of Finance Assistant Manager, Finance Supervisor, and Finance Team Leader. As a Freight, Bill and Audit Supervisor you will be responsible for ensuring that you provide accurate financial and management reporting Inc. Freight, Bill and Audit and data analysis thus enhancing the businesses commercial position by adding value, identifying and managing risks and delivering all contractual obligations. Working closely with the FBA Manager this role is responsible for supporting of the Finance Function and ensuring on time payment to the carriers and timely billing to the customer takes place in line with contractual obligation and all audit and legal requirements are maintained. Further responsibilities include preparation of P&L and all reporting, both internal / external such as billing data to the customer, freight accrual and revenue and FBA KPIs. Key Responsibilities in this role will include; To ensure accuracy of billing to the customer in line with the LSA and timely payments whilst maintaining cash neutral position To ensure Freight, Bill and Audit function maintains high standards and strive to continually improve processes To support with month end reporting and reconciliations and be responsible for FBA input into the monthly accounts To ensure all information is processed accurately and in a timely manner in line with the agreed FBA processes To ensure all internal and applicable customer policies and procedures are adhered to in order to gain a grade 1 OCR To ensure full and accurate monthly spend validation To support the Management Team by providing financial input into Carrier Reviews and validation of the tender process input and output To support Operational Team Leaders with continuous reduction in Invoice Rejections To coach Operational Team in all finance matters Key skills and experience in this role will include: Familiarity with supply chain and logistics function Comfortable working with multi-currency Awareness of variety of VAT types Good all-around knowledge of Logistics principles and practices Responsibility for accounting for multiple sites/contracts Fully conversant with Open / Closed Book reporting Good standard of Education (A level or above) AAT Qualified or equivalent Advanced knowledge of Excel Inc. pivots In return a fantastic package is offered including a starting salary of £25,000. Please apply online, call the office on 01283 512225 or email a copy of your CV to This job was originally posted as