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Manager, Finance

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

As a Manager, Finance, you will partner with the global finance organization in executing process enhancements to streamline the monthly close and requisite reporting/analytics that are required by the finance leadership team. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level 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:

  • Support the external financial reporting process including Form 10-K and 10-Q and provide technical guidance to colleagues.
  • Oversee financial chart of accounts – including maintenance of metadata, hierarchies, and mappings between systems
  • Responsible for optimizing financial reporting systems (including Oracle, HFM and other financial systems)
  • Lead various accounting and reporting process improvement initiatives and system enhancements to improve efficiency, including user testing for proposed system changes
  • Complete and maintain process documentation to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for areas of responsibility
  • Audit and ensure data integrity of information between various accounting & financial systems
  • Serve as a trusted business resource to the Corporate Accounting and Finance group, with an ability to troubleshoot general ledger and consolidation issues
  • Work collaboratively with other peers and support other groups within the Controllership organization
  • Effectively assess existing functions and processes, drive efficiencies through improvements, and use knowledge and experience to develop innovative automated solutions
  • Undertake and manage special projects and other reporting needs as required

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Experience with enterprise level general ledger and reporting systems (Hyperion Financial Management)
  • Solid understanding of the financial consolidation process and GAAP reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to create complex formulas in Excel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with enterprise level general ledger and reporting systems (Oracle, EDM and FCCS)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, have a sound work ethic and be comfortable working in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Effective problem solving skills with ability to think creatively –identify, analyze and propose solutions to various issues
  • Self-motivated with thoughtful execution skills and able to work unsupervised. Successful candidate will be able to manage own time, prioritize to meet tight deadlines and know when to escalate.

Be part of something big.

 

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.

 

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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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