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Senior Accountant

Requisition Id:  343409
Business Unit:  LTL

Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105


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 Senior Accountant, you will use your skills and experience to guide us on the road to success by providing critical analysis to identify opportunities to save costs, implement solutions and streamline processes. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.[CM1] 


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:

  • Partner with operational leads to help identify trends, opportunities, and risks
  • Responsible for a variety of technical accounting areas.  Must be able to obtain information and communicate with operational teams
  • Conduct monthly account reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of the general ledger
  • Partner with the FP&A team to communicate and identify operational trends
  • Serve as the accounting process owner for all key internal controls and interface regularly with the global SOX leadership team
  • Ensure that all key SOX controls are operational and effective, maintain all process flow maps with current risks and controls, and perform SOX testing on a regular basis
  • Work with leadership to redesign and implement best-in-practice processes and procedures, including change management
  • Represent finance and accounting on complex system implementations and ensure the reliability of the output data; understand the implications for the month-end close process

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of accounting or finance experience, including 1 year of audit and/or advisory experience in a Big Four or large global accounting firm
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data warehouse applications (e.g., Power BI)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • CPA designation
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • A high level of engagement; flexible and adaptable to changing conditions and expectations
  • Ability to multitask competing priorities and perform well under pressure in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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