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Senior Financial Analyst - 1st Shift

Date: Apr 19, 2021

Location: Lebanon, IN, US, 46052

Company: XPO Logistics

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm


Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics the #1 logistics company in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will support the continued financial health of the organization by providing critical analyses to identify cost savings opportunities and areas to streamline processes. At XPO, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to 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:

  • Design, prepare and update spreadsheets/cost models in Excel to support resource planning, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly reporting package comparing actual financials vs. budgets for internal management review
  • Investigate cost variances; work closely with business unit stakeholders to identify root causes of larger variances and opportunities to reduce costs
  • Identify, measure and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other operational and financial metrics
  • Perform impromptu budgetary investigations as required
  • Seek continuous improvement opportunities in reports and processes to improve content and streamline production and distribution
  • Troubleshoot reporting issues and data anomalies
  • Design reports that are concise, well organized, professional in appearance and easy to modify and distribute

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in audit, accounting or FP&A
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including advanced Excel skills

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance, or related field
  • 4 years of related experience including budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information appropriate for intended audience
  • Strong ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; able to produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Self-motivated work style; able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment

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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