Travel and Expense Manager

Post Date

Mar 20, 2024

Location

Fort Lauderdale,
Florida

ZIP/Postal Code

33301
US
Jul 27, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Perm

Category

Administrative Assistant

Req #

MIA-691504

Pay Rate

$62k - $93k (estimate)

Job Description

Description:

Our client is a global provider of best-in-class satellite and wireless solutions. This is a full-time on-site role for a Corporate Travel & Expense Manager located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Corporate Travel & Expense Manager will be responsible for managing travel and accommodations for employees, coordinating with vendors to provide cost-effective travel options, optimizing travel policies, and ensuring compliance with corporate travel and expense policies. Additionally, the Corporate Travel & Expense Manager will work collaboratively with the Sales team and other departments to ensure smooth and efficient business operations. This individual should have experience working with the Sales team and other departments to ensure smooth and efficient business operations.



Responsibilities:

* Key focus on vendor management, program operation, policy compliance, card management, traveler experience, traveler safety/security and management reporting

* Provide long range vision and lead change management to best fit travel program for the organization.

* Develop travel policies in collaboration with Finance, HR , Legal/Compliance, and Internal Audit

* Manage relationships with travel agencies and vendors.

* Work with procurement team to negotiate contracts and rates with travel service providers.

* Select, implement, and manage the day-to-day operations of the corporate travel and purchasing card programs.

* Create, manage, and provide all necessary reporting around travel and expense to department leaders (Accounts Payable, Accounting, Procurement, Internal Audit, Finance, etc.)

* Evaluate T&E reports for exceptions and trends.



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Required Skills & Experience

About:

* This individual is going to be tasked with working closely with travel agencies (hotels, airline, rental cars, etc.) to negotiate rates, understand costs / industry trends, manage / analyze company travel expenses on corporate credit cards, and perform financial reconciliations.



Must-Haves:

* Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or related field.

* 5+ years of experience in travel management, travel arrangements, business administration or related field.

* Strong negotiation skills and ability to build and maintain vendor relationships.

* Ability to analyze travel data and optimize policies to reduce expenses.

* Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational abilities.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Plusses:

* Experience in the telecom, satellite, technology, maritime, or oil and gas industries is a plus.

* Experience with Concur or similar travel and expense management software is a plus.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.