Freight Payment Manager

Revlon, Inc. Roanoke , VA 24001

Posted 7 months ago

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • The Freight Payment Manager works collaboratively, cross-functionally, internally and externally, to achieve the highest level of timely and accurate payments to Revlon/EA transportation vendors.

  • The Freight Payment Manager has strategic, tactical and operational responsibilities which may include:

  • Evaluating freight payment functionality within TMS

  • Assessing insourcing versus outsourcing of freight payment activities

  • Performance measurement and management (Scorecards, KPI and Metrics reporting)

  • RFP and rate management

  • Understanding the macro-environment (i.e., industry trends, best practices)

  • Annual Service Organization Control (SOC1) Reporting

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Develop, communicate and implement the strategic vision and supporting roadmap for Revlon/EA freight payment. Be the liaison between Transportation, Finance and Accounts Payable.

  • Deliver continuous improvement:

  • Recommend, oversee and implement changes to enhance process design and deliver cycle time improvements.

  • Responsible for delivering executive and operational reports, KPIs and metrics. Identify, monitor and communicate trends.

  • Develop statement of work ("SOW") and identify business requirements necessary to minimize financial risk to Revlon/EA while simultaneously maximizing flow-through.

  • Monitor, measure and manage third-party freight payment vendor(s) compliance to SOW requirements and overall performance.

  • Take initiative / challenge the status quo; recommend/lead initiatives to improve carrier invoice accuracy, reduce cycle time and deliver sustained improvement.

  • Hire, train, lead and direct freight payment staff to achieve high levels of performance. Plan and schedule work assignments; develop goals and objectives; execute performance reviews. Standardize work processes for Revlon/EA freight payment.

  • Partner with Finance team as necessary to support month-end close process and with the internal audit team to assist with Transportation audit.

  • Timely drive to root-cause understanding of issues contributing to delayed invoice processing. Oversee and implement solutions to avoid future, similar occurrences. Work closely with Transportation Managers to understand and mitigate relational strain and/or operational impacts associated with delayed carrier payments.

  • Partner with Internal Audit and Freight Payment Providers to answer Complementary User Entity Controls in SOC1 to ensure company policies and procedures are followed to protect financial data.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 15+ years of progressive Finance or Accounting experience is required, preferably in a multi-divisional consumer goods public company

  • 5+ years in management position

  • Experience with manufacturing companies a plus

  • Experience in Transportation is a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Essential

  • Success in this position requires the following:

  • Significant use of influence and persuasion to achieve desired business outcomes.

  • Strong conflict resolution, relationship management, change management and communication skills.

  • Takes initiative to improve systems, structures, processes

  • Works well with minimal supervision; self-directed.

  • Challenges prevailing assumptions and the status quo.

Desirable

  • Experience with MS Visio / MS Project is a plus.

  • Experience with CASS, DATA2LOGISTICS or other Freight Payment Company is a plus.

  • Experience developing insource/outsource recommendations is a plus.

  • Experience working with TMS is a plus.

  • Project Management certification or experience is a plus.

EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting or Supply Chain, or related field required.

  • MBA is desirable.

  • Six Sigma / Lean certification preferred.

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