Accounting Specialist

  • Job Reference: 425084716-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: DHL
  • Location: Romulus, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Accounting Specialist

Job Location: Romulus, Michigan

We have an exciting opportunity for an ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST with excellent communication and customer service skills. Accuracy and timely completion of duties and information is a key component for this position. This position will be based at our Romulus, Michigan location.

Key Responsibilities:

* Customer Invoicing Requirements, i.e. sends out invoicing to customers
* Assist all departments with obtaining missing documents from customers
* AR workflow site, work and clear items, add comments, invoice submission info TR #, date, etc.
* Resolve payables that do not match to pay in Enterprise System
* Intercompany invoice resolution
* Steamship line Statement resolution
* Set up vendors & customers
* Work reports to reconcile- wrong branch, billings not competed, outstanding costs, monitor Profit & Loss margins
* Audit and approve credit card payment requests to assist product
* Ordering Supplies for station
* Ocean Payables submit/Follow-Up
* Check Requests submit/Follow-Up
* Paying/approval of invoices for all products
* Communicate with payables group for payment details/ Vendors Invoice/ Statements
* Work to resolve open items on a vendor's statement
* Print Intercompany invoices/ back up doc's / clear orphan docs
* Support ops with missing doc's
* Submit weekly O/T report to managers
* Deferral amounts sent to finance
* Complete billing for selected customers in billing system
* Invoice Attestation fees - monthly billing
* Manage spread sheets on I share - Update Daily
* Analyze financial reports, perform deep dives with operations
* Create/manage customer hypercare reports as needed
* Other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements:

* Associate Degree in Accounting or working equivalent

* Functionally competent with MS Office

* 2 years of AP experience

* Strong, applicable problem solving /analytical skills

* Demonstrated Organizational Skills

* High Level Leadership Skills (communication, motivation and interpersonal skills)

* Demonstrates strong communication capabilities

* Easily capable of making well informed decisions

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. At DGF, we don't build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world's leading logistics' company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL. We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

* The largest global network with more than 30,000 passionate employees

* The most efficient processes and fastest response times

* The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.

Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.

Our Values: Respect & Results

Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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