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Billing Specialist

Department: Accounting/Finance
Location: Oak Brook, IL

Company Overview:


At Central States Trucking, a proud partner of Forward Air Inc. our mission is simple: first class service…best-in-class performance. As the market leader in International Supply-Chain Trucking and Warehousing, we remain focused upon our guiding principles: excellence, innovation and integrity. Excellence means more than 34-years of experience and knowledge that comes from solving the complexities of the international supply-chain.


As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers. 


Position: Billing Specialist

Job Description:

We are looking for a competent Billing Specialist to undertake a variety of financial and non-financial tasks in order to help guarantee the company’s revenues. The consultant will report to the Billing Manager and will involve multiple billing related duties. Candidate will play a critical role in implementing and enforcing policies and procedures, as well as streamlining effective billing processes. The position requires a detail-oriented individual with the ability to help envision and create reliable and scalable solutions.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  •  Analyze complex billing transactions to create accurate client invoices
  •  Work with client teams in order to resolve problems and verify validity of Billing
  •  Must have Minimum of 3 Years Intermodal Drayage Experience
  •  Review Service Contracts for Disputes
  •  Audit Intermodal Orders for Invoicing
  •  Audit Owner Operator Settlement Payments
  •  General Office Filing and Scanning
  •  Research questionable data and make recommendations to resolve issues
  •  Reconcile invoice discrepancies with team members, vendors or clients
  •  Perform on the job training to others and recommend process improvements.
  •  Take on individual contributor roles on projects and perform other associated duties as assigned 
  •  Other duties as assigned


  •  Minimum 3 years of related experience
  •  Advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills
  •  Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  •  Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills to root cause and recommend innovative solutions
  •  Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively and adapt to shifting priorities
  •  Exceptional organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  •  Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize issues
  •  Works well in environment with firm deadlines; results oriented
  •  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Strong teamwork orientation; willingness to help larger team meet goals and responsibilities
  •  Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff
  •  All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation


  •  Ideal candidate will possess a “can do” attitude with a “will do” work ethic
  •  Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus
  •  Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.  

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

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