At XPO Logistics, we believe that our future is built on positive financial results. As the Director of Operations, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), you will develop solutions to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. In this role, you'll partner with senior-level leaders to initiate and implement strategy, assist with customer contract negotiations and contribute to organizational design. You’ll find yourself immersed in a forward-thinking environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing, dynamic global company, we’ve got an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.
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 more.
What you’ll do on a typical day:
Collaborate with and serve as a key business partner to SVPs and VPs for business segments (verticals) with annual turnover more than $400 million
Manage financial expectations and ensure profitability targets are met; evaluate potential return on invested capital for proposed projects
Set strategy, build budgets, update forecasts and determine targets; identify methods to monitor performance against assumptions
Gather and interpret large volumes of operational data; detect emerging trends and integrate operational intel; develop detective controls and predictive indicators
Lead cross-functional process improvement, acquisition integrations, system rollouts and cost accounting financial transformation
Partner with HR, Account Management and Operations to set and track targets for pricing and wage increases; serve as a subject matter expert to uncover opportunities and highlight risks
Assist with the month-end close process, functioning as a finance department liaison at site, customer and vertical operational levels; prepare senior management for and attend Monthly Operating Reviews (MOR) and weekly executive leadership meetings
Run scenario analyses to understand the financial impact of operational changes; perform ad hoc analysis as needed for leadership team
Evaluate the work content of operational processes (e.g., work center labor standards) and compare against original assumptions
Utilize KPIs to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, labor efficiencies, regional wage analysis, price, automation savings, other cost savings, predictability and forecast accuracy
Mentor and develop other finance team members; oversee work product of offshore resources
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field
12 years of experience in a financial role, including management experience
Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle), HFM, financial planning software (Oracle ePBCS), Microsoft BI and related technologies
Experience with large databases and the ability to utilize data from various BI systems
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)
It would be great if you also have:
MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation
Experience with Lean/Six Sigma management concepts and/or certifications
Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends
Controllership experience in a supply chain/logistics, manufacturing or service organization
Proven ability to multitask; able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines
Excellent time management, project management and interpersonal skills
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.