Senior Accountant

Requisition Id:  373246
Business Unit:  Corporate

Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

What you’ll need to succeed as a Senior Accountant at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of accounting or financial reporting experience 
  • Solid math aptitude 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters Degree Accounting, Finance or Business
  • CPA certification
  • 3 or more years of accounting or financial reporting experience, preferably with a Big Four accounting firm 
  • 1 year of experience working in a medium to large, multinational company, preferably with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management tools (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
  • Solid ability to understand and research large amounts of data from multiple sources 


About the Senior Accountant job


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Assist with consolidation of legal entities

  • Be responsible for accounting areas of coverage with a focal point around risk, medical, benefits, auto liability, workers comp, and more.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of timely accounting information, analysis and reporting following with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain the general ledger accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances and explain fluctuations
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility
  • Support external audit, internal audit and SOX compliance
  • Complete and oversee monthly reconciliations of corporate-managed self-insurance reserves, and reconciliation and intercompany accounts
  • Complete and oversee monthly shared service allocations
  • Support the preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis data for areas of responsibility
  • Complete respective SOX controls and related testing procedures
  • Ad hoc analysis and process improvement projects


About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, 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. 


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. 


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