Senior Analyst, Financial Analysis at XPO Logistics SC Corporate in High Point, North Carolina

Posted in Finance 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you searching for an opportunity to take your career to the next level with a growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune magazine and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. As the Senior Analyst, Financial Analysis, you will support the continued financial health of the organization by providing critical analyses to identify cost-saving opportunities and streamline processes. You’ll oversee operating overhead expense (leases, rentals, equipment repairs and maintenance, etc.), while providing insight into the market, products/services, operational execution and other key drivers within the department. You’ll partner with various team members around the world to ensure our finance team is able to provide support to meet the growing needs of the business. Become a part of our 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:

  • Perform operating expense analysis each month and provide reports to site leadership to evaluate appropriateness of monthly expense; adjust as necessary

  • Address questions from the leadership team and site-level management and resolve any uncertainties regarding expense

  • Assist with internal and external audit requests and perform any SOX-related controls

  • Ensure all operating expense is recorded in a timely manner through coordination with shared services (Accounts Payable, etc.)

  • Apply an analytical approach to support strategic decisions, new product/system introductions and other data-driven analysis

  • Work independently across functions, including local/corporate HR, the corporate Contingent Labor team, Operations, etc., to manage complex projects and serve as the subject matter expert

  • Focus on automation and the creation of self-help reporting for nonfinance users, including expense analysis, budgeting and forecasting for temporary labor expenses/hours

  • Understand and transition transaction tasks and analysis to the team in Mumbai, to build a 24-hour finance team to meet the growing needs of our global business; serve as the main point of contact for questions

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

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

  • 4 years of experience in audit, accounting or Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), including financial analysis in a large corporate environment 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint); advanced Excel skills

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration

  • MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation

  • 5 years of experience in audit, accounting or FP&A, including financial analysis in a large corporate environment 

  • 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

  • Experience with large databases, including the ability to utilize data from various BI systems

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines

  • Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

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.