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Senior Accountant

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics, XPO Logistics is among the most admired companies in the world according to Fortune magazine. We believe that positive financial results are what fuel our growth and keep us at the top of our industry. As a Senior Accountant, you will use your skills and experience to guide us on the road to success by providing critical analysis to identify opportunities to save costs, implement solutions and streamline processes. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

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:

  • 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
  • Track all control deficiencies and ensure that appropriate remediation plans are developed and executed by the control owners
  • 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
  • Train team members on pending changes that may impact their day-to-day activities

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
  • CPA designation
  • 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:

  • Master's degree in business
  • 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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor

Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Accounting, Supply, Logistics, Change Management, Data Warehouse, Finance, Operations, Management, Technology

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