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Senior Financial Accountant - Consolidations & Reporting

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Job Description:

Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, sound accounting practices are critical to our success and growth. As the Senior Financial Accountant, you will perform various planning, accounting, and analytical duties for the consolidations and reporting team of an SEC-registered multinational organization. Best of all, you'll be building a career you love while helping XPO build a brighter future by providing input for profitability, projects, and corporate pricing strategies. 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 and Company policies and procedures; propose improvements where appropriate, including compliance with technical accounting guidelines Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility including preparation of accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations, management reports, and other financial analyses as required Accurately and efficiently maintain balance sheet accounts; analyze, understand, and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes Participate in the finalization of XPO consolidated financials, including the balance sheet and income statement, through intercompany analysis and adjustments, investment/equity elimination entries, and non-controlling interest entries Record tax entries directly into the HFM Consolidation System to true up to the company's effective tax rate, and reflect the Tax and Legal team's legal entity step/reorganization plans and purchase accounting entries; assist in the push down of these balances after the one-year measurement period Provide support for internal and external audits; update and maintain process documentation to ensure SOX compliance for functional area of responsibility What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field 3 years of accounting or financial reporting experience It'd be great if you also have: CPA Big 4 auditing experience with focus on SEC-registered companies in consumer products or transportation industries 2 years as a Senior Associate/in-charge 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 interpretations Be part of something big. #LI-FM1 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., New England , Senior Financial Accountant - Consolidations & Reporting, Accounting, Auditing , Greenwich, Northeast

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