Logistics Billing Specialist

$ Confidential

Chicago, IL

Description

Support the organization through detailed auditing and verification of billing from Dyson 3rd party logistics providers.

Market Overview

Dyson landed in the US in 2002 and within 24 months our technology was market share leader. Our bustling HQ is based in the historic Montgomery Ward Building, overlooking the Chicago River. Just west of the city in Aurora, our dedicated US Customer Care team now numbers 160 people. And in total, there are over 600 Dyson people working across the US in multiple functions.

But Dyson US is still growing. It’s poised to double its footprint and take on new categories. Already a target for our competitors, challenging times are ahead. And our battle-hungry US team are truly fired up.

Function Overview

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES AND DUTIES

Accountabilities

Ensure accurate billing from Dyson’s 3rd party logistics providers

  • Audit billing to ensure compliance with contractual rates for services rendered by Dyson’s third party warehouses
  • Analyse and validate accuracy of charges based on inventory movements (receipts, returns, refurbishments, shipments, etc) against Dyson’s SAP system 
  • Audit freight charges for validity and reasonableness

 

Raise disputes for any billing discrepancies

  • Compile necessary documentation to dispute any billing discrepancy with 3rd party logistics providers
  • Present documentation and work with 3rd party logistics provider to resolve any billing discrepancies
  • Monitor and track future billing for adjustments based on discrepancy resolution

 

Log invoice detail and assign cost center

  • Log invoice detail and assign appropriate cost center
  • Input invoice detail into Dyson SAP system for payment by Accounts Payable

 

Prepare month end billing accrual

  • Compile accrual of open invoices to ensure billing is booked in the month the service occurred
  • Reconcile open billing to balance with 3rd party logistics provider’s open balance
  • Review accruals with Accounts Payable to ensure charges are posted to the correct period and cost centers

 

Fulfil other duties as necessary

  • Compile monthly freight analyses to budgeted rates and recap to management
  • Prepare back-up documentation for yearly logistics budgeting
  • Relish the opportunity to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Think outside of the box, identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Identify problems and find solutions

Skills

Experience and Education

Skills

Dyson Behaviors

  • Some college strongly preferred; HS diploma or GED required
  • 2+ years’ experience in the accounting or logistics field required
  • Demonstrates understanding of  supply chain
  • SAP Experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Independent and critical thinking
  • Strong written and oral communication skills   
  • Adaptable/flexible – able to multi task
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy – tireless in getting the right result
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good problem solving skills

 

·         Ingenious - An innovative yet objective thinker

·         Explorer - Demonstrates a ‘can do’ / entrepreneurial attitude

·         Shrewd - Ability to deliver projects in full, on time and to the highest quality

·         Fighter – driven to get the best result. Challenges themselves and others.

 

Benefits Overview

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition.

Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Posted: 11-Feb-2016

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