Dublin, OH, United States
Jan 05, 2021
Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.
At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.
The Senior Accountant for Freight Accounting is responsible for monitoring of the Transportation Management System (TMS) as well as month-end entries and analysis related to TMS. Additional duties include balance sheet account reconciliations, weekly freight status reports and assisting with reporting and audit requests. The role requires an individual with strong attention to detail and the ability to identify issues and recommend solutions. This position will be located in Dublin, OH
Monitor and maintain the Transportation Management System. Ensure that all inbound and outbound freight costs are recorded accurately and timely.
Perform month-end close duties, including freight cost center reviews and recording monthly accrual adjustments as needed. This includes working with Finance, Transportation, Fleet Management, Accounts Payable and IT to determine that all costs have been recorded
Record monthly fleet expenses (Element) and Fuel accruals (Comdata) entries as provided
Record other freight related costs (Prepass, PeopleNet, Lee Trans, Somba, JJ Keller)
Record Freight Claim Reserve
Responsible for monthly analysis of P&L fluctuations
Prepare and ensure completeness of balance sheet reconciliations in addition to reporting on fluctuations over various time periods
Prepare schedules for monthly/quarterly reviews, internal audit team, and annual audit
Coordinate the tracking of freight orders in progress and reporting
Provide accounting assistance to internal business partners; respond to financial questions in order to meet business needs
Create and maintain process documentation for assigned duties
Assist with Internal and External Audit requests as requested
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or finance
Five or more years of accounting experience
Strong attention to detail
Adapts to Changing Environment
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with varying levels of management
Flexibility to work, take ownership, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Knowledgeable of US GAAP, IFRS and SOX
Microsoft Office (proficiency with Excel pivot tables and lookup formulas required)
SAP and/or Hyperion Financial Management experience is preferred
Proficiency with BlackLine
Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.
We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.
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