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Finance Business Partner

Date: 04-May-2021

Location: Birmingham, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Here at XPO Logistics, we’re recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to join our Specialist business unit.  You’ll be responsible for multiple sites, working closely with our Financial Controller to ensure achievement of the business plan and contribute to the financial performance of XPO Logistics. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity working Monday – Friday.


You’ll support, analyse, and deliver information for multiple dedicated customers and shared user sites.  You’ll need to have the ability to deliver high quality reporting and information as this data is used to shape and influence commercial decisions.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £55,000 per annum plus a company car. 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:


  • Consolidate the business unit’s weekly finance reports for multiple open and closed book contracts, integrating and challenging information, providing top level commentary and variance analysis
  • Understand the KPI triggers and how we can influence these to maximise our reward
  • Ensure robustness of accounting within XPO and visibility of results to the customer through weekly and period reporting
  • Business partner our Account Director and Financial Controller to identify new opportunities to support growth on the contract


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • Fully qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Ability to influence and challenge senior stakeholders
  • Experience in the logistics/ distribution sector including an understanding of open book contracts
  • Proven track record in successfully establishing and maintaining effective business relationships with both internal and external customers


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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