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Senior Manager of Operations FP&A - Support at XPO Logistics SC Corporate

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: High Point, North Carolina





Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing global company? At XPO Logistics, we believe that our future is built on positive financial results and we need strong leadership in place to keep us on the road to success. As the Senior Manager of Ops Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), you will assist with developing and monitoring the strategic plan, as well as create data-directed solutions to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. XPO is a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a company that’s clearly going places, join us at 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:


  • Lead the Tactical Finance Team to develop and implement central support for Vertical Ops FP&A, including evaluating potential return on invested capital for proposed projects and converting pricing models to operational forecasts/targets/budgets

  • Collaborate with Vertical Ops FP&A Directors to continuously improve forecasting, standard deliverables, month-end close and data acquisition

  • Implement financial planning software (ePBCS)to attain profitability targets at various levels; act as a super user responsible for ongoing process improvement, documentation and training

  • Utilize metrics to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, price, automation savings, other cost savings, predictability and forecast accuracy

  • Design and deliver standard reporting to support executive management; use a variety of software including Power BI, Excel, PowerPoint, Oracle ERP and Oracle ePBCS

  • Partner with HR, Account Management and Ops to set and track targets for pricing and wage increases

  • Evaluate the work content of operational processes (e.g., work-center level labor standards) and compare against original assumptions

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field

  • 8 years of experience in a financial environment role, including management

  • Experience with large databases and ability to utilize data from various BI systems

  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle), HFM, financial planning software (ePBCS), Microsoft BI and related technologies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access)

It would be great if you also have:


  • MBA

  • CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma management concepts and/or certifications

  • Experience as a controller in a supply chain/logistics, manufacturing or service organization

  • Experience building and leading a high-performing team

  • Strong ability to handle multiple projects and time demands with a high level of urgency, personal integrity, energy, and stamina

  • Excellent time management, organizational 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.