Accountant - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  373247
Business Unit:  Corporate

Portland, OR, US, 97209

What you’ll need to succeed as an Accountant at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 Year of  accounting, treasury accounting or financial reporting experience
  • Strong math aptitude
  • Corporate Accounting experience
  • Strong user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups within the organization.

Preferred qualifications:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • CPA certification
  • 3 or more years of Public Accounting experience on large clients, and/or experience working for a large publicly traded company.
  • 1 year of experience with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management tools (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
  • Solid ability to understand and analyze large amounts of data from multiple sources


About the Accountant job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full health insurance benefits are available on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 15 days of PTO over your first year
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance
  • 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.
  • Maintain general ledger accounts for all cash accounts including the determination of journal entry requirements, and preparation and posting of journal entries during the month as well as during month-end close.
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility
  • Perform daily and monthly account reconciliations for all cash and investment accounts.
  • Analyze and investigate transactions related to assigned areas to ensure accuracy and completeness, primarily for the cash management cycle.
  • Research questions for management; investigate and explain variances to expectations and trends.
  • Participate in cross-functional work teams and continuously improve XPO’s processes and documentation for cash management.
  • Review, interpret and apply cash accounting concepts in accordance with GAAP and other authoritative guidance to contracts, transactions, and activities as applicable



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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