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Finance Manager

Date: 10-May-2021

Location: BASILDON, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Here at XPO Logistics, we’re currently recruiting for a Finance Manager on a full-time, permanent basis to join our new grocery start-up operation in Basildon.   


You’ll focus and support our open-book contract with compiling the management accounts for our customer and look at analysis where possible to make our sites more efficient. You’ll oversee the finance department ensuring that the team continues to grow to meet the requirements of our dynamic contract.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £47,500 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Lead on the production of weekly operational reports for the customer and attend weekly customer reviews
  • Present, challenge and review weekly results with the operational management team across the network
  • Collate the weekly flash report and take responsibility for the budget and forecasts
  • Support with the preparation, delivery and sign-off the customer annual budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Develop business relationships with our customer – both operationally and within the finance function


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • You must be a fully qualified ACCA/ CIMA accountant
  • Fantastic data manipulation skills and confidence managing multiple data streams
  • Be a confident business partner with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential


Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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