Accounting Clerk III (Transportation) - Liberty, MO in Liberty, MO at CEVA logistics

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

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    Liberty, MO
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Job Description

CEVA Logistics provides world-class supply chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies across the globe. As an industry leader, CEVA offers customers complete supply chain design and implementation in contract logistics and freight management, alone or in combination. Together with CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group and CEVA’s strategic partner, we are able to offer our customers end-to-end logistics solutions. CEVA’s integrated global network has facilities in over 160 countries and approximately 58,000 employees; all dedicated to delivering consistently excellent operations and supply chain solutions. In our North American cluster, CEVA has more than 11,000 associates running all of Freight Management and Contract Logistics operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

CEVA offers competitive incentive packages, excellent benefits and an exceptional culture for career building. Start your career with CEVA and build on our Foundations: Unity, Growth and Excellence. At CEVA, we are passionate about our people and our people are passionate about supply chain management.

Job Summary 

Performs a variety of moderately complex clerical accounting functions to ensure accurate, efficient and complete processing of transactions.  Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform accounts payable functions that ensure vendors are paid accurately and on time.
  • Provide training to new employees on department procedures and financial systems.
  • Monitor all check processing procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance with general accounting principles and department policies and procedures.
  • Review processing status of vendor invoices and ensure invoices are processed for payment.
  • Distributes work to accounting clerk staff to ensure an efficient and productive work flow.
  • Provide assistance on follow-up and consultation with stations and vendors to resolve complex accounts payable or other accounting issues.
  • Perform data entry by inputting data from source documents into computer.
  • Respond to vendor questions on current invoices, past due invoices and statements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Associate's Degree preferred. 
  • Minimum two to three years related experience.
  • One to three years industry experience preferred.


Certifications and Licenses

  • None

Languages and Communication Skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, senior management, clients, customers, and the general public.

Computer Skills

  • PC literate.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.


      Other Skills/Experience

  • Ability to analyze moderately complex administrative details and routine Accounting tasks including organizing, preparing and coding documents and preparing summary reconciliations.  
  • Ability to generate routine to moderately complex reports, charts, and graphs.
  • Accurate typing and/or data entry skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using units of U.S. or international currency, weight, volume and distance measurement.
  • Responds promptly and professionally to customer needs and solicits customer feedback to improve performance.
  • Recommends solutions to common problems.
  • Gives and welcomes feedback, and contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Travel Requirements

Travel is not required in this position. 

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.