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Financial Analyst

Date: 11-May-2021


Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.


Here at XPO Logistics, we’re recruiting for a Financial Analyst to join our finance team in Northampton.  This position will support our European division by preparing the credit analysis on trade applications, write ups and summaries along with recommendations to the Divisional Credit Manager and performing the annual reviews of credits.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £40,000 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:


  • Completing thorough, in-depth analysis of new credit requests, credit change requests, renewals and annual relationship reviews
  • Recommending risk rating changes as they arise – always ensuring quality, consistency and compliance for all assessments
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, summaries and opinions for briefing papers on new, renewal and existing contracts
  • Ensuring that all credit files are complete and identifying any documentation deficiencies and reporting back on your findings


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • The ability to understand financial data (Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Cash Flow Statements, Financial Ratios, etc.)
  • A thorough understanding of credit analysis
  • Meticulous attention to detail – double and triple checking will come as 2nd nature to you!
  • You’ll have the ability to remain calm and composed under pressure and in stressful situations


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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