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AT546: Sr AP Representative

Tonawanda, New York

Job Description

Requisition ID: POSTING-3-68021
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: AT546: Sr AP Representative
Job Requisition Number: RC83468
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
170 Cooper Ave
Tonawanda, New York 14150
United States

Posting Date: 2018-08-10
Job Posting End Date: 2018-08-20

The purpose of this position is to process complex trade and non-trade invoices, expenses, adjustments, and payments to vendors, suppliers, and governmental agencies in an accurate and timely manner. The position will interface with operations, other finance personnel, suppliers, vendors, and others in order to research and resolve billing payment issues and ensure proper accounting treatment.

Audits and pays customs and border protection (CBP) duty and taxes for the duplex system via ABI transmission system in accordance with regulatory requirements and confirms acceptance by CBP to ensure timeliness and accuracy and prevent penalties. Processes trade and non-trade invoices, rent, and other payment requests, including travel & entertainment reimbursement requests, in accordance with FTN policies, ensuring timeliness of payment while maximizing credit terms with suppliers/vendors. Reviews and validates general ledger account assignments on invoices prior to entry into the accounting system to ensure integrity of the system and proper recognition of revenue and expense. Reviews and processes adjustments to invoices/checks, including authorization, for proper recording in the accounting system. Investigates, researches, and resolves complex trade and non-trade related accounting transactions, including supplier & vendor invoices, travel & entertainment reimbursement requests and inquiries from operations and finance, including transaction history, to ensure proper accounting treatment. Works closely with operations and client billing resolution coordinators to reconcile billing/payment variances on open accounts payable transactions. Reviews purchase orders and invoices to ensure adherence to FTN purchasing policies, including purchase order tracking. Matches prices and quantities to ensure propriety prior to payment and recording in the accounting system. Reviews, records, and tracks information necessary for periodic tax reporting including sales tax, leased car information for year-end w-2 reporting, 1099 data, and other tax withholding. Produces and uses Excel spreadsheets to analyze data, upload payments to coda and produce reports. Reviews and calculates conversion of foreign currency invoices (Canadian) and issues Canadian drafts where necessary.

Associate's degree in accounting or math. Four (4) years of accounts payable experience in lieu of associate's degree. Experience in the brokerage or logistics industry preferred. Must have good computer skills and experience with excel. Must be able to perform data entry. Must be detail oriented and have good analytical skills.

  • Grade 12
  • Schedule: M-F, 8:00 -4:30pm
  • 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. 
  • 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.