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Director, Financial Planning and Analysis Operations - Tactical

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that our future is built on positive financial results. As the Director of Operations, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) – Tactical, you will develop solutions to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. In this role, you'll partner with senior-level leaders to initiate and implement strategy, assist with customer contract negotiations and contribute to organizational design. You’ll find yourself immersed in a forward-thinking environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing, dynamic global company, we’ve got an opportunity for you to grow with 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 more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Lead the Tactical Finance team to develop and implement central support for Vertical OPS FP&A Directors; continuously improve forecasting, standard deliverables, month-end close and data acquisition
  • Collaborate with contracts/legal, account management, accounting, IT, sales, pricing, purchasing, OPS management, executive management, OPS planning, OPS reporting, invoicing, real estate and new site implementation team
  • Partner with HR, account management and OPS to set and track targets for pricing and wage increases
  • Design and deliver standard reporting to support Vertical OPS FP&A Directors/Sr. Managers, OPS management and executive management using a variety of software, including Power BI, Excel, PowerPoint, Oracle ERP and financial planning software (Oracle ePBCS)
  • Implement financial planning software to attain profitability targets at various levels
  • Act as a financial planning software (ePBCS) super user responsible for ongoing process improvement, documentation and training
  • Define and document OPS FP&A processes and procedures
  • Utilize KPIs to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, price, automation savings, other cost savings, predictability and forecast accuracy

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field
  • 12 years of experience in a financial role, including management experience
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle), HFM, financial planning software (Oracle ePBCS), Microsoft BI and related technologies
  • Experience with large databases and the ability to utilize data from various BI systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)

It would be great if you also have:

  • MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma management concepts and/or certifications
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends
  • Controllership experience in a supply chain/logistics, manufacturing or service organization
  • Proven ability to multitask; able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management, project management and interpersonal skills

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.


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