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Director, External Reporting

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:



Logistics done differently.Ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics, XPO Logistics is among the most admired companies in the world according to Fortune Magazine. As the Director, External Reporting, you will oversee the Company's external financial reporting process. Become a part of our fast-growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career 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 more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee the Company's external financial reporting process, including SEC reporting (Form 10-K, 10-Q), quarterly and annual census reporting, and other financial and governmental statutory reporting as required
    • Participate in the Company's Disclosure Committee and when appropriate Audit and Risk Oversight Committee
    • Oversee the preparation and review of quarterly financial statements, including statement of cash flows
    • Ensure compliance with all SEC and GAAP and disclosure requirements
    • Ensure the proper implementation of new accounting pronouncements into financial statements
    • Lead various process improvement initiatives to eliminate redundancies and improve efficiency
    • Assist with the internal and external stakeholder review of the reporting deliverables
    • Support the annual audit and quarterly review activities with external auditors
    • Support testing by internal and external auditors on internal controlsWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent related work or military experience
      • 7 years technical accounting and reporting experienceIt'd be great if you also have:
        • CPA, or equivalent qualification
        • Demonstrated knowledge and experience researching and documenting accounting guidance and the accounting treatment of issues
          • Can anticipate and surface issues, solve problems and recommend solutions, while exercising good business judgment and risk managementBe 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. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. 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 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Greenwich , Director, External Reporting, Professions , Greenwich, Connecticut

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