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Transportation Bookkeeper/Accountant

Dearborn, Michigan
Transportation/Logistics Accountant:
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Great place to expand your knowledge in a high demand field.
  • Excellent opportunity for growth within the organization as we are involved in several different industries aside of this specific position requirement
  • Perform all company accounting functions for a large size transportation company 
  • Manages weekly payroll and weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual payroll, sales, fuel and excise taxes.
  • Prepare and process weekly payroll for drivers and other employees.
  • State withholding and unemployment returns.
  • Quarterly IFTA and other state tax filings.
  • Process invoicing/billing, accounts payable/receivable processing, collection calls, and processing deposits.
  • Daily invoicing to brokers in a timely manner.
  • Weekly calls to brokers to ensure timely payment and investigate/resolve any discrepancies preventing late payments.
  • Enter and pay vendor bills as directed and ensure AP reporting is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Process insurance carrier reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Reconcile and process daily fuel usage/billing, Comdata/Efs and ExpressCheck bills and coordinate with payroll processing.
  • Manage annual truck licensing and ensure all trucks/trailers are properly tagged.
  • Keep organized files for each truck including titles, plates, insurance, etc.
  • Reconcile and ensure accurate accounting for notes payable and lines of credit.
  • Work with Driver Manager to ensure accurate data input to financial and operations systems.
  • Reconcile and ensure accurate benefits administration for health insurance.
  • Maintain accurate cash balances and reconciliations.
  • Process and follow up on insurance claims as necessary.
  • Other tasks as may arise in the course of business.
Experience/Abilities
  • Successful candidate is someone who has a high energy level, positive attitude and keen attention to detail with an aptitude for competence and ability to thrive in a sometimes chaotic environment.
  • Ability to deftly handle multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • 5 years accounting/bookkeeping experience, preferably in the transportation industry; work with a trucking company is a major plus.
  • Good with Excel and other Microsoft Office products as well as transportation industry software.
  • Experienced with QuickBooks 
  • Accuracy with data processing is extremely important as well as reconciling your work and following up and correcting errors.
  • Confident, self-directed person who is able find and solve problems independently.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with an array of internal and external partners as well.
  • Should be a driver of updating software and processes to improve efficiency and accuracy in operations and reporting.
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
 
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