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Senior Manager, External Reporting

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.
At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Senior Manager, External Reporting, you will assist with all internal and external management reporting, as well as with the preparation of information for investor relations and for meetings with senior management teams in all aspects of external reporting. Become a part of our fast-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 more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Assures that financial statements, required filings, and other related financial reports and disclosures are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with GAAP and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Review XBRL tagging of 10-Q/10-K and complete the financial statement disclosure checklist.
  • Assist in the development and drafting of all components of 10-K and 10-Q filings, including the consolidated financial statements, the notes to the financial statements and management discussion and analysis using Workiva’s Next Gen platform.
  • Ensure that a formal support binder is maintained with substantive documentation of all disclosures (financial and non-financial) for all SEC filings.
  • Prepare the EPS calculation.
  • Prepare a monthly reporting calendar to inform parties of necessary deadlines.
  • Assist the VP of Technical Accounting with goodwill and long-lived assets impairment tests, segment reporting and purchase accounting upon completion of an acquisition.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of all quarterly and annual earnings documents, including supporting financial statements and senior management’s scripts.
  • Monitor new accounting pronouncements for potential impact and discourses in 10-Q/10-K.
  • Perform Sarbanes-Oxley control reviews. 
  • Partner with company’s external auditors to satisfy any requirements that arise.
  • Review and provide the support for debt offering memorandums.
  • Communicate and interface with senior leadership regarding data requests and earnings reference materials
  • Assist in the review of the company’s defined benefit and defined contribution plans financial statements.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as they arise.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of experience in accounting or financial reporting
  • CPA certification
  • Experience with Workiva and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) financial reporting software
  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources and the ability to manipulate complex information using formulas in Microsoft Excel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or a related field
  • Experience in the transportation and logistics industry
  • 7+ years reporting experience, preferably with a “Big Four” auditing firm
  • Familiarity with IFRS accounting practices
  • The ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources and develop, recommend and implement solutions
  • The ability to produce and proofread 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.


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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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