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Controller (Director, Accounting)

Date: Dec 1, 2020

Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of their team. Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. As the Controller, you will use your knowledge and experience to guide us on the road to success. We’ll count on your skills and experience to be a champion of our values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations and a bright future for yourself and XPO. 


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Partner with the business on operational and commercial matters as they pertain to accounting
  • Conduct detailed analyses and reviews of the business’ financial statements
  • Manage the month-end close process for the business
  • Collaborate with external auditors on information requests
  • Research and prepare accounting documentation under application of U.S. GAAP

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work or military experience
  • CPA certification
  • 7 years of experience in public accounting
  • Proficiency with Oracle G/L and Hyperion Financial Management

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Ability to develop insightful, valuable and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations

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.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit