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Ryder System Finance Accounting Supervisor in Birmingham, Alabama

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The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and directing the day-to-day activities of the Tax Compliance and Licensing Teams including Titling and Registration of IRP Fleets, Collection of Missing Miles, Toll, Citation and Exception Processing, and Vehicle Permitting. This includes work analysis and staffing, customer interaction, financial forecasting/cost control, quality assurance, continuous improvement/performance, management of assigned staff. This role is focused on maintaining steady workflow and productivity, meeting service/productivity standards and resolving operational problems and identification of business process opportunities..

Essential Functions

· Supervises employees providing day to day direction, guidance, leadership, coaching, and training. Ensures work coverage for the group, including scheduling, attendance management, and payroll.

· Manage the day-to-day work processes and results to established service levels

· Implements and administers quality control/assurance processes and procedures. Conducts audits to address gaps

· Primary input to hiring, performance & rewards decisions for a group of employees.

· Acts as the primary escalation point for internal/external customer concerns, resolves and addresses issues within established guidelines

· Develops and maintains desk procedures, training manuals, internal control documentation

· Acts as the SME for the group and or business process

· Manages within budget/ASL

· Participates in the development of goals to maintain optimum efficiency

Additional Responsibilities

· May participate in projects to include department, division and corporate initiatives

· May recommend/make decisions regarding existing or new programs/initiatives that have a significant impact to business operations and outcomes

· Often serves in a consultant or advisory capacity interacting with suppliers and HQ management

· Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees

· Recommends improvement to department policies and practices

· Ensures that work is performed consistently and timely within company policies and procedures

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

· Ability to build strong customer relationshipsInternal and external customers

· Able to delegate and direct othersFairness to direct reports

· Possesses strong technical aptitude (preferred)

· Effective leadership skillsAbility to motivates othersProvides direction to employees according to established policies

· Excellent organizational skillsDemonstrated priority setting, operating within established guidelines/guidance

· Demonstrates problem solving skillsUse of critical thinking skills and the ability to assess situations effectively even when details are limited

· Excellent collaboration and team building skills

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize effort and meet deadlinesAble to consider a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems and making decisions

· Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action

· Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

· Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

· Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

· Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practicesFollow up and follow through are crucial in this role

· General knowledge of functional area(s) assigned intermediate preferred

· Microsoft Office intermediate required

· Knowledge and understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology intermediate preferred


· Bachelor's degree required Business, Finance, Accounting or 5 years related business work experience

· Five (5) years or more Requires full use/application of relevant principles, theories, concepts and techniques required

· One (1) year or more Supervisor experience required

· General knowledge of functional area(s) assigned intermediate preferred

· Microsoft Office intermediate required

· Knowledge and understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology intermediate preferred

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Job Category: Tax

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