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Senior Financial Accountant

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, sound accounting practices are critical to our success and growth. As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will perform accounting functions for our domestic and international operations for an SEC-registered organization. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of. 

 

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:

  • Ensure the accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analyses and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility
  • Complete and/or oversee the monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts; follow up and resolve outstanding balancing issues
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain balance sheet accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes
  • Support preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis based on areas within accounting including cash, accruals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, intercompany reconciliations and foreign exchange
  • Prepare forecasts and budgets for specific business units for centrally managed costs such as insurance and share-based compensation
  • Provide support for internal and external audits; update and maintain process documentation to ensure SOX compliance for functional area of responsibility

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3 years of accounting or financial reporting experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • CPA certification
  • Big 4 auditing experience with focus on SEC-registered companies in consumer products or transportation industries
  • 2 years as a senior associate/in-charge in a Big 4 firm
  • 1 year of experience working in a medium to large, multinational company, preferably with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Ability to produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations           

Be part of something big.

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

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: Charlotte