DOLLAR GENERAL

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International Transportation Analyst

International Transportation Analyst

Requisition ID 
2017-155783
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Transportation - Logistics

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

This role is the process owner for financial / volumetric reporting and analytics supporting the flow of internationally sourced merchandise.  Primary responsibilities include production and publication of periodic consolidated activity and financial performance reporting, the preparation of DG “self-invoices,” processing of provider invoices, financial accruals, variance analysis, and pre/post audit activities. Additional responsibilities include claims resolution, vendor chargebacks, and supporting the budgeting/forecasting processes.

Responsibilities

 

Analysis

    • Analyze and report all key international transportation financial and volumetric indicators and trends based on directed formatting and process procedures to aid in making informed decisions by management. 
    • Determine, analyze, and submit all international transportation financial accruals ensuring accuracy and accounting compliance in reporting representative statements to all concerned departments.   
    • Support the budgeting and forecast process through financial and volumetric analysis.

Audit

    • Perform all necessary financial and volumetric audits weekly/monthly as required by current control standards. 
    • Monitor and audit all international transportation financial accuracy measures including accrual variances as a means to initiate trend and variance reporting. 
    • Investigate and implement process improvement opportunities for all financial processes to provide measurable and incremental upgrades to the standard.
    • Ensure timely and accurate chargebacks are completed where appropriate
    • Audit, calculate and change freight rates on POs as circumstances require

Administration

    • Receive, audit, and process all international transportation invoices ensuring compliance with existing control standards.
    • Create, update, and distribute all transportation financial process documentation to maintain established accuracy and quality standards.
    • Work with Accounts Payable and service providers to ensure efficient process flow, issue resolution and improve the current process as well as continually enhance future processes to ensure refinement.   
    • Identify and process all claims and chargebacks associated with international product flow.
    • Administer the DC / IC Inventory discrepancy (OS&D) database; provide resolution to in-transit and receipt quantity discrepancies and visibility to internal customers via scheduled reporting.
    • Ensure all SOX documentation is maintained and business process are in compliance with company standards.

Qualifications

  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external partners 
  • Strong knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and Access databases
  • Strong knowledge of general financial and accounting principles 
  • Working knowledge of supply chain cost components
  • General knowledge of merchandising, distribution, transportation, and supply chain concepts
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be a team player and customer service driven

Work Experience and/or Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Finance or Accounting preferred with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

#CC# Goodlettsville

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