Auditor, DC Finance Freight Pay

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Freight Pay Auditor will be responsible for auditing all freight bills including domestic and ocean freight as well as other modes. Auditor will be a liaison between Transportation Operations as well as ocean carriers and brokers and other freight carriers on contract and billing matters. Responsible for tracking and reporting billing variances and ensuring timely and accurate payment of all freight bills.


• Prior to payment, audit ocean and domestic freight invoices to contract and other obtained inputs including but not limited to bills of lading.

• Audit & review broker, customs & DHL invoices to contracts and other inputs.

• Auditor will need to review and audit all Ocean Freight, Broker, and Custom invoices based on contracted rates. Auditor will also review 1% of all Domestic Invoices. This will take place prior to sending to A/P for payment.

• Lead contact to ocean carriers, broker(s), and Transportation Operations.

• Auditor will be the lead contact to all Ocean Carriers and Broker. They will be responsible for handling any invoice discrepancies between the contract and what is billed. They will have to fully understand the ins and outs of how the Ocean contracting system works and the verbiage used by the Ocean carriers. Liaison with Transportation Operations on ocean and other contracts as required.

• Update carrier agings and work to resolve any issues.

• Assist the transportation FP&A team with ad hoc requests as needed


• Collaboration

• Initiative

• Drives Results

• Communication

• Adaptability

• Accuracy

• Analysis and Judgement

• Attention to Detail


• BS/BA preferred (preferably in applicable field).

• 2+ years prior experience in accounts payable auditing required.

• 2+ years prior experience with transportation contracts and billing (including ocean freight) required.

• Proficiency in Excel: ability to write and update complex formulas and present numerical data in visual formats such as charts and pivot tables.

• Team player with strong interpersonal skills; confidence to interact with senior personnel in Transportation and Distribution centers.

• Ability to thoroughly question the information provided by others in a non-adversarial manner.

• Confidentiality concerning all projects.

• Ability to deal effectively with pressure, multiple tasks, deadlines and rapidly changing priorities.

• Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.


This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. This position requires the ability to use a computer, work as part of a team, and the ability to communicate with team members and others. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work. #LI-Hybrid

Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.



This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.