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AT567: File Closing Specialist

Tonawanda, New York
Operations


Job Description

Requisition ID: POSTING-3-101177
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: AT567: File Closing Specialist
Job Requisition Number: RC117947
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
170 Cooper Ave
Tonawanda, New York 14150
United States

Posting Date: 2018-12-07
Job Posting End Date: 2018-12-24

To perform billing, cost entry and profit sharing functions in FTN's trans system for assigned or centrally billed transportation accounts. Manage and complete the financial reconciliation of vendor invoices to costs from the transportation system, audit carrier invoices and approve for payment by accounts payable. Review end to end shipment for accuracy and upon completion performs profit share calculation and record in both origin and destination company books. Complete within FedEx Trade Networks (FTN & t&b) timeline policy for intercompany settlement.


Audit files to ensure service provider invoices coincide with agreed rates with account. Ensure invoices are booked timely and correctly into etrans for payment processing. Work with department supervisor/ manager resolving discrepancies and /or open balances concerning dept service providers invoices/statements as needed. Reconcile and close files in an accurate and complete manner within policy. Monitors shipments processed by operations and completes origin and destination intercompany and customer billing in timely manner in accordance with FTN policy for revenue recognition. Audit amounts billed to customers against the amounts paid to vendors. After file is complete, calculate profit sharing. Monitor reports such as the accrual report, paid not paid, transaction reports, timeline, clearing account, int'l billing and other similar reports associated with file closing to ensure the financial health of the department. Work directly with rsp's and FTN offices to assure agreement of p&l, and payables and receivables. Review transactions to assure compliance with rsp and customer agreements. Coordinate or complete billing functions with operations to assure correct billed and paid amounts (include supplemental, adjusted invoices, 3rd party billing as required). Coordinate with FTN's finance and int'l finance departments to resolve financial disputes.

High school diploma/GED. Two (2) years of logistics and/or acctg experience required. Associates degree in accounting, finance or logostics will be accepted in lieu of experience. General knowledge of acctg, including understanding and analyze accounting reports. Knowledge and familiarity with FTN transportation operations desired. Attention to detail, Excel experience, effective research and deductive reasoning skills, strong organizational and communication skills required.


  • Grade 13
  • Schedule: M-F, 8-5pm
  • Applicants need to include: Cover letter, resume, last signed review (internals only), and any documentation that supports their qualifications and/or that they would like management to consider for their application (Degree diploma, CCS, Custom’s Broker’s License, CES, etc.). 
  • Applicants also need to complete: application (externals only) and appropriate questionnaire (both internals & externals) in order to be considered for this position. 


FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless required to do so by law or the FedEx Trade Networks Legal Department.

Import Notice to All Applicants: FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage, Inc. is engaged in an industry regulated by federal law that prohibits it from employing convicted felons. Therefore, it must determine whether applicants have been convicted of felonies before a hiring decision is made. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

FTN will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FAIR Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHOO) for the City of Los Angeles (LAMC 189.00)

FedEx Trade Networks will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.