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Accountant

Date: Nov 7, 2020

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

 

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, sound accounting practices are critical to our success and growth. As an 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 or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of accounting or financial reporting experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar
  • CPA
  • 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 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.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon