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National Express Expense/Accounts Payable Analyst in Lisle, Illinois


A leading provider of student transportation, National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. NELLC operates 250 branches in North America, employs 30,000 individuals and has revenues of $1.2B. National Express consists of Durham School Services, Septran, Petermann Bus, The Provider, Safeway, Smith Bus and TransExpress in the Unites States and Stock Transportation in Canada. As a leader in student transportation, National Express, LLC (NELLC) is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. We are currently seeking a Expense/Accountants Payable Analys t to work from our corporate headquarters in Lisle, Illinois.


  • Oversee expense management system, which includes expense reimbursement, travel and purchasing card program.

  • Manage the corporate purchasing card program for US and Canada based employees including: issuance, renewal, modification, cancellation, records retention, distribution lists, and customer service while maintaining audit controls.

  • Understanding and ability to relay travel and purchasing card policy.

  • Execute detailed reviews of employee corporate and purchasing card transactions, identifying violations to the corporate T&E Policy, consulting with employees on transactions, and generating detailed reporting of spending patterns and policy exceptions

  • Provide training including presentations at new GM CORE workshops and ownership of Intranet web page

  • Responsible for the review and audit of expense report transactions to policy.

  • Develop training aids and continue to review travel and purchasing card policy. Recommending any updates based on trends and savings.

  • Prepare all reporting through Expense Management and Invoice

  • Processing system. This will include daily/monthly spend, supplier invoice and payment history, spending trends, workflow review as well as ad hoc reports.

  • Manage centralized mailbox to track employee inquiries related to

  • Expense Management System.

  • Ability to interact with employees as well as corporate departments.

  • Process weekly check requests, reviewing approvals and costing.

  • Ability to process supplier invoices through a 2-3 way match.



  • Provide all reporting needed for month end reporting.

  • Prepare month end accruals for specific spend categories in Accounts Payable

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years of Purchase Card Administration and/or Treasury and Accounting experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Concur Expense Management application

  • Proficient use of Excel for analysis and modeling

  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and work within a deadline oriented environment

  • Strong communications and presentation skills

  • Experience with Oracle is a plus

National Express is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Job: Finance

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lisle-US Headoffice

Work Locations US Headoffice (1002_US Headoffice)2601 Navistar DriveLisle, 60532

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 201669