Cargill FAP Specialist in Nanjing (Nanking), China

FAP Specialist

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.


Position Purpose

The Freight Audit and Payment (FAP) Specialist receives and processes freight invoices to ensure invoices are processed accurately and timely via the appropriate systems and processes. Where Cargill and the freight carrier disagree on the amount to be paid, the FAP Specialist will investigate and resolve the issue. The FAP Specialist is expected to be the contact for carriers for different modes for all questions around freight invoices.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Receives and validates incoming invoices for transport to meet contract and legal requirements. Collects documentation related to the transport and performs check for discrepancies.

  • Receives, analyses and accepts/rejects extra costs related to the transport. Communicates with freight carrier and business unit supply chain team members to resolve carrier requests for demurrage costs, additional charges, etc.

  • Provides scanned papers to the BU within short deadlines60%


  • Controls invoiced amounts versus information in the system and communicates freight invoices with the Financial Dept. of the business unit and the carriers. Identifies and analyzes discrepancies.

  • Registers the necessary data into the available systems, inclusive but not limited to creating accruals

  • Communicates with freight carrier and finance and accounting teams to resolve issues like delayed payments.

  • Issues debit notes to a carrier 30%


  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

  • Keeps clear record of all received papers and archives them accordingly10%


Education, Experience,Skills


Secondary level of eduction

Accounting and/or background is preferred


Minimum 1-2 years job experience in supply chain, transportation or Finance (Accounting).

Preferably experience in Logistics AND Finance (Accounting).

Knowledge of transport processes


Good level of English (written)

Familiar with ERP systems (knowledge of SAP) is a plus

Good knowledge of Excel

Good communication skills

Be able to work under pressure meeting short deadlines (for example one day payment terms)

Good cooperator

Able to work with flexible working time

Accurate and with eye for details

Team player

PREFERRED education, experience and skills for this position.


University degree


  • Experience in transport forwarding provider or Supply Chain Management

Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding

Primary Location China-32-Nanjing (Nanking)

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: NAN01175