20 days old

Manager, Accounting

XPO Logistics, Inc.
High Point, NC 27260
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that positive financial results are what fuel our growth and keep us at the top of our industry. As the Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for process improvement and maintenance of several key areas including fixed assets and office overhead expenses. If you're ready to build an exciting career with a dynamic global company, we have the opportunity for you to grow with XPO.

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:

  • Control fixed asset process by working with business partners to solve current issues
  • Create controls to consistently enforce policies such as defining useful lives based on asset category, stranded assets, "existence" physical count and construction in progress (CIP)
  • Oversee the monthly close and reconciliation process for office overhead expense related items
  • Manage direct and indirect resources to achieve and maintain improvements around the fixed asset and expense processes on daily oversight and execution of work
  • Conduct ongoing analyses to identify and implement ideas for cost reduction and process improvement
  • Maintain responsibility for monthly forecasts
  • Perform detailed variance analyses and develop relevant insights on drivers
  • Analyze financial statements, develop and execute on sourcing opportunities driving cost savings, cost avoidance, enhanced business outcomes and improved service levels
  • Work within Power BI to report on monthly variances between budget, forecast and actuals from the operational level through the vertical level and overall corporate rollup
  • Complete ad hoc reporting to support multiple stakeholders in a cross-functional matrix environment, balancing their needs and perspectives to maximize the company's interests

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of relevant experience in audit, accounting or Financial Planning & Analysis in a large corporate environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to complete a full project life cycles with limited direction

It'd be great if you also have:
  • Master's degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration
  • Public accounting and/or CPA experience
  • Lean Six Sigma/Lean mindset
  • Experience in the logistics and transportation industry

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.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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