XPO Logistics

Staff Accountant (Hybrid) – Charlotte – USA

Job Overview

What you’ll do on a typical day

  • Ensure the accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analyses and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility
  • Complete and/or oversee the monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts; follow up and resolve outstanding balancing issues
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain balance sheet accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes
  • Support preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis based on areas within accounting including cash, accruals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, intercompany reconciliations and foreign exchange
  • Prepare forecasts and budgets for specific business units for centrally managed costs such as insurance and share-based compensation
  • Provide support for internal and external audits; update and maintain process documentation to ensure SOX compliance for functional area of responsibility

What you need to succeed at XPO

At a minimum, you’ll need
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of accounting or financial reporting experience
It’d be great if you also have
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field
  • CPA
  • Big 4 auditing experience with focus on SEC-registered companies in consumer products or transportation industries
  • 2 years as a senior associate in a Big 4 firm
  • 1 year of experience working in a medium to large, multinational company, preferably with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Ability to produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations

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XPO Logistics

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