Logistics Audit Team Lead- Kennewick, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Logistics Audit Team Lead
Location: Kennewick, WA
Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary
The Team Leader, Logistics Audit will partner in process development, policy drafting, and daily execution of logistic audit activities with business partners and carriers. The Team Leader, Logistics Audit will play a pivotal role in driving process automation to best support Logistic Audit’s customer base. Superior communication, presentation and change leadership & management skills are required.

The Team Leader, Logistics Audit is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of invoices from approved carriers, in a manner consistent with approved quality standards and performance requirements. The Team Leader, Logistics Audit may also be required to support or lead the development of the payable function to advance department or organizational goals, objectives, and interests. Finally, the Team Leader, Logistics Audit is also responsible for the day-to-day resolution of stakeholder and supplier issues.

The position will work with Accounts Payable, Operations, Corporate Procurement, Corporate Finance, and external suppliers.

Job Description
- Incorporate Logistic Audit / Finance principles into daily work activities
- Gather necessary information to complete payable requirements, support contracting, support supplier implementation, and support master data management activities as required
- Manage assigned items in accordance with approved Logistic Audit / AP / Finance programs using the established policies
- Oversee Logistic Audit Specialists processing payments, and ensure the payments are made correctly and are made in a timely manner
- Develop guidelines for proper handling and coding of invoices to maintain general ledger expense account and inventory records
- Validate invoices with contracted agreements and bill of ladings
- Ensure payments are processed on time and accurately to carriers
- Research and resolve any invoice discrepancies in an effective and timely manner
- Verify carrier accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
- Prepare Journal Entry information to Finance as part of the month end closing
- Train and oversee employees involved in audit/billing functions
- Provide accurate records management relative to the Logistic Audit function in accordance with policies
- Assist with additional projects at manager's direction
- Document and resolve supplier/carrier quality and performance problems using KPI’s, by identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
- Assist in identification and implementation of cost improvement projects
- Assist Operations, Accounts Payable, and Corporate Procurement stakeholders with finance related issues

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Minimum five (5) years’ experience in Logistics Audit, Accounts Payable or related field
- Supervisory experience a plus
- Ability to learn quickly while also leading and teaching others
- Ability to leverage computer software programs, specifically SAP or a comparable ERP solution, in addition to office productivity tools
- Ability to manage multiple priorities or projects
- Ability to influence management and build teams
- Ability to work independently and as a team player, be organized, and plan ahead
- Ability to maintain, develop, and execute departmental vision
- Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-230312
Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA
Application Method: https://lambweston.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Lamb_External/details/Logistics-Audit-Team-Lead_Req-230312
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 25, 2022

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