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Director, Corporate Accounting

XPO Logistics, Inc.
Greenwich, Connecticut (US)
Competitive base salary plus 25% annual bonus target and full benefit coverage on day one.
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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Job Role
Transport & Rail
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CPA, Director/Executive
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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 Operations

What 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 leadership

It’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
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