“Rachel is always jumping in to help when needed in all areas of the Accounts Payable Department. She has taken on a portfolio of our largest carriers and consistently finds opportunity for process improvement that benefits our team. In addition, Rachel has also helped our Truckload payables while the team was short handed. She is always assisting and helping the team when they need help with their carriers and always sets high expectations for herself and the success of our team.” –Emily Stratton | Accounts Payable Manager
Tell us a little about your education.
Attended GCC where I took accounting courses. Then furthered my education by obtaining my AOS in Respiratory Therapy.
Where were you working before finding GTZ?
I worked at Honeywell for 9 years in the finance department doing Travel and Expense and Fixed Assets and worked Swift Transportation for 3 years as a Sr. AR Analyst.
What exactly do your job duties entail?
I handle all the Top LTL carriers, reconcile and work with IR and UVB to ensure invoices are worked and paid out per terms. I have also assisted in training new employees and process improvements. As well as assisting in Truckload when needed.
What makes you successful at what you do?
Having 15 years of accounting experience on both the AP and AR side I am able to use that knowledge to view problems from both sides to help make better workflow.
What do you like most about working for GTZ?
“I love what I do and the people I work with. I have a lot of support from my manager and peers which makes me succeed every day. I enjoy coming to work every day which says a lot about a company. The positive encouragement / praise we get from management and our VP and CFO helps keep our workplace positive.”
What are some of your past accomplishments while working here?
I started in AR and moved over to AP which has allowed me to grow within the company.
Do you have a most memorable moment at GTZ?
I enjoyed our group Alice In Wonderland Halloween theme. Our whole team got together and made it amazing and we won best costume and the decoration competition.
What are your career goals?
I would like to keep growing and advancing within the company. I have always wanted to be in management.
Where are you originally from?
What do you like to do in your spare time? (Hobbies, sports, etc.)
Hanging out with my family and friends.
What’s something about you that most people don’t know?
Most people do not know that I have my medical degree because I have always worked in accounting.
Anything else you feel like telling the GlobalTranz world?
I am excited to see how much GlobalTranz will grow and all the opportunities that will be available.
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