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Manager External Reporting
Greenwich, CT
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Post Date: 11/10/17 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that positive financial results are critical to our success. As the Manager of External Reporting, you will lead the external reporting function of a $15 billion public company, with operations around the globe. 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Ensure that financial statements, required filings, and other related financial reports and disclosures are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with GAAP and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Assist in the development and drafting of all components of 10-k and 10-Q filings, including the consolidated financial statements, the notes to the financial statements and management discussion and analysis
  • Ensure that a formal support binder is maintained with substantive documentation of all disclosures (financial and non-financial) for all SEC filings
  • Assist in the preparation of the statement of cash flows and the EPS calculation
  • Assist the Director of Technical Accounting with goodwill and long-lived assets impairment tests, segment reporting and purchase accounting upon completion of an acquisition

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 or more years of combined experience in Big 4 and/or financial reporting for a global, public company
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Proficient in Windows applications and Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Able to create complex formulas in MS Excel; create queries in company software applications
  • Thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position/business unit

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Familiarity with Hyperion Financial Management system (HFM) and Active Disclosure or W-Desk
  • Advanced Finance/Accounting degree or MBA
  • Knowledge of IFRS

Be part of something big.


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

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.

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.

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