Global Travel and Expense Manager

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Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!
 

Requisition Summary

The Global Travel and Expense Manager will be responsible for the ongoing support of key programs and execute the overall strategy for PACCAR’s Corporate Travel and Expense. This position requires someone with a positive attitude, confident demeanor, and excellent communication skills, who can provide a high level of customer service to all internal and external contacts. This role serves as the key point of contact and functional resource; and will understand, enhance, and promote internal controls according to company policy. 

A successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding time management, organizational skills, and the ability to run multiple projects/tasks simultaneously. Additionally, as the primary administrator for the Concur Travel & Expense Tool, familiarity with how to administer Concur is preferred. This role is located at the PACCAR Corporate Office (Bellevue, WA). 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Global Travel Suppliers to understand programs, implement tools, and negotiate beneficial contract terms
  • Act as liaison between Global Travel Suppliers (Air, Car, Hotel, etc.) and end-users to support the global strategies and performance
  • Provide prompt support to PACCAR’s internal workforce on travel-related issues
  • Primary administrator for Concur Travel & Expense tool and Corporate Card programs, including reporting, audit-rules, account-coding, negotiated rate loading, third-party integration, internal controls, email reminders, expense pay, custom messaging, and travel configuration
  • Manage relationship with PACCAR’s travel management vendor and corporate credit card provider
  • Maintain strong knowledge of industry best practices, emerging trends, and new technologies that bring enhanced efficiencies to PACCAR
  • Collaborate with the Travel Operations Analyst to push forward the program strategy with respect to controlling costs and mitigating risk
  • Analyze travel and expense data from multiple sources to help support travel initiatives
  • Develop and deliver traveler communication, training, and education, to ensure understanding of processes, procedures, and policy compliance
  • Use strong communication, presentation, and influencing skills to present to key stakeholders and implement solutions
  • Identify savings opportunities and service enhancements, initiate process improvements, and deploy benchmarking-generated best practices
  • Implement, execute, and measure the results of program strategies and associated cost savings

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to work with teams in a fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Proven experience negotiating contracts with global travel suppliers
  • Able to communicate effectively (written and oral) at all levels to resolve issues
  • Experience with expense management software, like Concur
  • Experience managing corporate travel & expense programs
  • Respect of confidential client and organization information
  • Professional presence - able to represent the company capably, inspiring confidence from suppliers and teammates
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • 5+ years of related experience

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Certifications in travel or hospitality preferred

Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – 15 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Global Travel and Expense Manager role is $96,700 - $151,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

 

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