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Senior Financial Planning Analysis

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

You know the future holds endless possibilities, so you like to plan, strategize and dream big. At XPO Logistics, we need people like you to help us find ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), you will support the business unit by preparing financial reports, analyses and forecasts, while working with key stakeholders to achieve operational objectives. In this role, you’ll have the ability to positively affect XPO’s future through advice and counsel while creating long-term success for the company and for yourself.


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:

  • Generate, maintain and ensure the accuracy of financial and operational scorecards for various lines of business as part of the daily/weekly/monthly financial review process; determine key drivers of over/under performance
  • Support the development of the monthly MOR (Management Operating Review) deck, which includes KPIs and financial information reviewed by Executive Leadership
  • Facilitate volume, revenue, operating expense and EBITDA forecasting and budgeting, ensuring it reflects current trends and known discrete items
  • Provide broader financial/analytical support for functional initiatives, including participation on working teams, ownership of deliverables and tracking of results; initiatives could relate to volume/market share, pricing, field or functional productivity, equipment/network efficiency and external benchmarking
  • Deliver ad hoc reporting and complex modeling analyses to support multiple stakeholders in a cross-functional matrix environment, balancing their needs and perspectives to maximize the company’s interests


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), including budgeting and forecasting experience in a large corporate environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word and Access); advanced Excel skills with the ability to create complex formulas


It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration
  • CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation 
  • Ability to think critically and leverage available resources to troubleshoot reporting issues and data anomalies 
  • Strong drive to seek continuous improvement in reports and processes during companywide growth and expansion


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.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


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