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Revolutionizing B2B Trucking

AP Finance Operations Analyst

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Who we are:Loadsmart aims to move more with less. We combine great people and innovative technology to more efficiently move freight throughout North America. Our focus is on designing and building the best tools for our team and our customers, using machine learning models to connect freight with trucks. We automate with algorithms and scale with integrations to better match supply and demand. In doing this we reduce wasted fuel and lost time, cutting out empty miles for motor carriers and providing cost savings and instant booking for shippers.

Who you are:You believe in game-changing innovations and are excited about re-imagining a 700 billion dollar industry. You are a driven, organized and experienced Analyst who is inspired by a fast-paced environment. You are a self-starter, problem solver, have a “team first” mentality, and are extremely inquisitive.

The role:As an AP Finance Operations Analyst you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the accounting department! You will heavily support the day to day for AP, focusing on ensuring accuracy of the transactions being processed, helping to improve processes, and helping to get the back office in a position for automation of areas. This position can be located either in our NY or Chicago offices as well as we are accepting remote work from US.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accuracy of AP processing in high-volume transaction logistics environment
  • Oversee team responsible for processing AP transactions
  • Track and report on operational metrics, driving increasing efficiency and productivity
  • Improve process automation and build solutions with Engineering to support growth and scaling of business
  • Work cross functionally with Carrier Sales and other teams to resolve issues with loads
  • Perform reconciliation of GL accounts as needed
  • Maintain, reconcile, and process the daily accounts payable batches
  • Help create and maintain vendor hierarchies
  • Prepare journal entries for review/posting as required
  • Investigate bill variances, research and resolve payment disputes issues
  • Review and reconcile OMS to ERP on an order level
  • Audit transactions for accuracy and completeness
  • Support the yearly audits, month end close, and ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Monitors and documents internal control business processes

Qualifications:

  • Experience in at a freight brokerage/3pl is a MUST
  • 3-5 years of experience in a high paced environment working on operations and AP
  • Bachelor's Degree with an exceptional academic record in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with Hubtran is a huge plus
  • Experience with process and process improvement
  • Excellent systems skills and comfortable working with large sets of data
  • Experience with accruals and reconciliation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail; ability to deliver high quality, timely, and accurate work
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to multitask, and handle a variety of projects
  • Team player with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and drive to succeed
  • Experience working with big offshore teams is a big plus
  • Understanding of EDI and industry background/knowledge preferred

Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel (filtering, vlookups, pivot tables, etc)
  • Google Sheets skills
  • Quickbooks is a big plus
Location
Chicago
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Comprehensive health coverage

Generous stock options

Fully stocked kitchen

Commuter subsidies

Company events

Competitive compensation

Loadsmart at a glance

Revolutionizing B2B Trucking

Loadsmart focuses on Mobile, Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Logistics, and Shipping Broker Industry. Their company has offices in New York City and New York. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Loadsmart has raised $56.4M of funding; their latest round was closed on September 2019.

You can view their website at http://loadsmart.com/ or find them on LinkedIn.

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