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Staff Accountant - Hybrid

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:



Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, 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. As an Accountant, you will perform accounting functions for our domestic and international operations for an SEC-registered organization. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you 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 the 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, 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 responsibilityWhat 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 interpretationsBe part of something big.#LI-Hybrid 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.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Ann Arbor , Staff Accountant - Hybrid, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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