XPO Logistics

Senior Accountant (Hybrid) – Charlotte – USA

Job Overview

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

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XPO Logistics

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