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Accountant

Date: Nov 24, 2020

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Accountant, you’ll produce, audit, maintain and distribute complex financial reporting, reviews and recordkeeping activities. Plus, you’ll provide input for profitability, projects, and corporate pricing strategies. 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:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts, including the determination of journal entry requirements, posting, account reconciliations, reporting and monitoring of closing results; may review some work of accounting specialists
  • Conduct monthly general ledger reconciliations and other financial controls in compliance with company policies and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Perform analysis of financial results as part of the financial and operational review process; analyze and project expected outcome or results
  • Conduct preliminary review of financial reports prior to final close of general ledger
  • Provide research to senior and executive management on operating results and other financial or accounting issues

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or an equivalent combination of education, experience or training
  • 1 year of experience in accounting or finance, preparing and auditing complex financial reports, preferably in a large, multinational company

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 years of experience in accounting or finance
  • Advanced Excel skills, and experience with Oracle ERP
  • Ability to receive, protect and maintain confidential information
  • Strong skills in business writing and editing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
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  • Strong user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • ERP experience

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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