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Director Corporate Accounting
Charlotte, NC
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Post Date: 04/22/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly expanding global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Director of Corporate Accounting, you will be responsible for various planning, accounting and analyses for the corporate controllership team of an SEC registered, multinational organization. We want to tap into your skills and experience to drive positive results by focusing on our company's strategic plans. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

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 accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analyses and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
  • Propose improvements to existing company policies and procedures, where appropriate, including compliance with technical accounting guidelines
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for areas of functional responsibility, including preparation of accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations, management reports and other financial analysis
  • Maintain accurate and efficient balance sheet accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances
  • Prepare forecasts and budgets for specific business units for centrally managed costs, such as insurance and share-based compensation
  • Work directly with specific business units for accounting and reporting on operational matters
  • Provide support for internal and external audits; complete and maintain process documentation to ensure SOX compliance for functional areas of responsibility

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years of experience in accounting, including management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including the ability to create complex formulas in Excel

It'd be great if you also have:

  • 2 years of managerial experience at a Big 4 Firm
  • Big 4 Auditing experience with a focus on SEC registered companies in consumer products or transportation backgrounds
  • Corporate accounting experience outside of public accounting in an SEC registered company corporate headquarters; audit experience of the corporate entity
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) or other financial reporting/consolidation software

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, 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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