Cargill Administrative Assistant CTL Barge Emea in Ghent, Belgium

Administrative Assistant CTL Barge Emea

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location(s): Ghent, Belgium


As the Administrative Assistant Cargill Transportation & Logistics (CLT) Barge EMEA, you support the auditing and payment of barge freight invoices. You will also create shipping documents that are necessary for conducting barge activities.

Major Tasks

  • You collect, verify, approve and create incoming/outgoing invoices of different freight costs for both internal and external customers, and any additional payment details in collaboration of Cargill Business Services (CBS).

  • You verify payment status with accounting and/or CBS.

  • You organize correspondence and records, following up on pending matters with limited directions.

  • You create, provide and forward/send timely voyage related documents to the Shippers & Authorities (Bills of Lading, Channel fee registration forms, …).

  • You archive all information and documents related to above on the electronic shared folders.

  • You collect, collate and prepare reports, gather, summarize and analyze data/information (e.g. costs, water levels …).

  • You support the month end administration.


  • Secondary education and relevant experience

  • Minimum 5 years business administration experience

  • Fluent in Dutch, good verbal knowledge English & French

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build up a good rapport and trust with customers and suppliers Ability to prioritize work and take on accountability and responsibility

  • Ability to understand detailed information and apply knowledge

  • Ability to learn tasks and complete role without supervision

  • Proven attention to detail

  • Ability to perform all tasks with a high level of concentration and commitment

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite packages (including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and the internet, SharePoint.

  • Personable and confident individual who possesses excellent verbal communication skills.

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding

Primary Location Belgium-VOV-Ghent

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: GHE00138