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Job ID #:6599
Position Type:Regular Full-Time
Experience Required:5 - 7 Years
Job Category:Accounting / Auditing
Location:Houston, TX US
Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Purpose

The position is responsible for leading the transition of the existing T&E system to new provider and provide administration support to ensure system is up and operating within specified parameters with minimal downtime. Perform audits and ensure expenses are processed timely and within IRS guidelines.  Maintain and administer Purchase card program. 


Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Act as a technical and operational Subject Matter Expert (SME) for accounts payable policy, procedures, and systems related to Travel and Entertainment

  • Transition T&E program from current to new provider

  • Build Policy parameters within new T&E system

  • Build and maintain interfaces from HR system, T&E system, Credit Card and ERP

  • Handle all changes to personnel and policies within T&E system\

  • Perform audits of Expense reports in accordance with policy &  IRS regulations

  • Maintain and administer P- card program and ensure plants submit expenses timely and accurately. Onboard and offboard users, explain policies, practices and procedures

  • Provide customer support to PCard users. Receive and distribute new Travel and PCards, explain policies, practices and procedures at time of distribution.

  • Responsible for direct follow up with employees regarding violations of policy, resolution of issues, or questions regarding and tier two support on T&E system

  • Primary point of contact with Card Provider

  • Establish and conduct training on T&E systems and policies

  • Maintain Travel and P card policies, keeping them updated with changing regulations

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Ensure service delivered meeting or exceeding established goals and objectives utilizing key performance indicators 

  • Successful Transition of T&E service to new provider with minimal disruption

  • Limited number of issues escalated to Senior Management


Scope: US


Authority/ Decision Making

  • Approve or reject expense reports based on established criteria

  • Maintain policies in accordance with regulations and established criteria

  • Maintain T&E system in accordance with established Policies 



  • Ensuring Compliance to Policy while building relationships 

  • Comfortable to work autonomously and having remote access to line manager


Key contacts Internal

  • Plant Office Managers

  • Plant Managers

  • Operations Directors

  • Senior Finance Leaders


Key contacts External

  • T&E system provider

  • Transactional Banks

  • Auditors (internal and external)



  • Finance / Business or IT degree or  comparable job experience in the field



  • 5 years’ experience in administering Travel and Entertainment Systems

  • Knowledge of building system interfaces between T&E and ERP systems

  • Intimate Knowledge of IRS travel guidelines

  • Accounting background a plus

  • IT background related to system administration preferred

  • Experience administering travel policies

  • Knowledge and administration of Corporate Credit Card Programs


Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience Designing and Administering Travel and Purchase Card Policies

  • Experience in managing Travel and Entertainment Systems

  • Experiencing in auditing Expense Reports

  • Experience building interfaces between systems such as T&E, Credit Card and ERPs

  • Strong organizational, people and influencing skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM a plus


Languages Required: English; Desirable; Spanish



Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. EOE

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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