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Director, Corporate Accounting - Greenwich, CT

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

-- -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.-- --- -XPO requires all employees conducting in person work at the Greenwich headquarters to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination before their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical or protected religious reasons, you can seek a reasonable accommodation.-- -As the Director, Corporate Accounting, you will use your knowledge and experience to guide us on the road to success. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.-- -What you--------ll do on a typical day:

  • Responsible for the month-end close process of multiple business units
  • Review monthly JEs (pre-paids, accruals, etc.)
  • Conduct balance sheet reconciliation reviews
  • Conduct detailed P&L reviews / analysis
  • Collaborate with external auditors on information requests
  • Research and document using U.S. GAAP technical experience
  • Responsible for SOX compliance of the business units he/she supports
  • Support preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis
  • Supervise, train, and develop accounting team; interact with multiple departments including Finance and OperationsWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you--------ll need:
    • Bachelor--------s degree in Accounting or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 7 years of manager level experience in public accounting or industry, preferably for a Fortune 500 company
    • CPA certification
    • Experience with ERP systems (preferably Oracle G/L and HFM) and Microsoft Office, including the ability to create complex formulas in Excel
    • Ability to work cross functionally -----" FP&A, Operations, Executive leadershipIt--------d be great if you also have:
      • Experience accounting and reporting for self-insured reserves, including interacting with respective actuaries, third party administrators, and respective internal departments
      • Accounting experience related to employee benefits:-- - Medical, Pensions,-- -etc.
      • Technical accounting experience managing intercompany transactions, ASC 606 revenue recognition transactions and lease accounting
      • Transportation accounting experience
      • Experience performing under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment; experience quickly learning and achieving proficiency in new software applications
      • Experience developing insightful, valuable and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; experience producing unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
      • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with capacity to identify and resolve problemsBe 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.-- --- -
        -- -Review XPO's candidate privacy statement-- --- -PandoLogic. Keywords: Chief Accounting Officer (CAO), Location: Fairfield, CT - 06825

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