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Financial Analyst, Overhead

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that positive financial results are what fuel our growth and keep us at the top of our industry. As the Analyst for Temporary Labor and Headcount, you will play a key role in contributing to the profitability of the organization. You’ll provide key insights into the financials surrounding labor expenses and offer recommendations for continuously improving our processes. On our team, you’ll have the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career that will exceed your expectations.


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:

  • Perform temporary labor hour analysis each month and provide reports to site leadership to evaluate appropriateness of monthly expense; make adjustments as necessary
  • Address questions from leadership and site-level management and resolve any uncertainties regarding expense
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests and perform any SOX-related controls
  • Perform/oversee temporary labor invoice reconciliations for key vendors
  • Validate the monthly accrual for temporary labor and reconcile to the general ledger
  • Prepare headcount summaries of actuals and ensure information is posted into business intelligence (BI) system as needed
  • Apply an analytical approach to support strategic decisions, new product/system introductions and other data-driven analysis
  • Work independently across functions, including local/corporate HR, Contingent Labor team, Operations, etc., to manage complex projects and serve as the subject matter expert
  • Assist with the implementation of the new Vendor Management System for temporary and contract employees
  • Focus on automation and the creation of self-help reporting for nonfinance users, including expense analysis, budgeting and forecasting for temporary labor expense and hours
  • Understand and transition transaction tasks and analysis to the team in Mumbai, to build a 24-hour finance team to meet the global and growing needs of our business; serve as the main point of contact for questions

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

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

It’d 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
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management, organizational 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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