Staff Accountant

XPO Logistics


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Charlotte, NC
Contract type: Full time
XPO Logistics
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 the Accountant, you will perform important accounting functions for our domestic and international operations. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals.

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, analysis 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; resolve outstanding balance issues
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain the general ledger accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes
  • Support the preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis data based on areas within accounting, such as cash, accruals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, intercompany reconciliations, foreign exchange, etc.
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
  • Strong math aptitude
It’d be great if you also have:
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • CPA certification
  • 3 or more years of accounting or financial reporting experience, preferably with a Big Four accounting firm
  • 1 year of experience working in a medium to large, multinational company, preferably with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management tools (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
  • Solid ability to understand and analyze large amounts of data from multiple sources
Be part of something big.

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.

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