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Senior Accountant - GXO Logistics

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:



Logistics at Full Potential.This role will support the recently announced GXO part of the organization, which represents the intended spinoff of our global contract logistics business. GXO stands for Game Changing Opportunities'; with -100,000 people comprising GXO's global team, we are on a journey toward a new era, together. We're a bold, future-focused company, driven by technology. If you're excited about reaching your full potential, we have an opportunity for you. 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:

  • Ensure accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting closes for areas of functional responsibility
  • Complete and/or oversee the monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts; resolve outstanding balance issues
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain the general ledger accounts; analyze, understand and interpret trends and variances, and explain fluxes
  • Support the preparation and distribution of monthly accounting management reports and statistical analysis data based on areas within accounting, such as cash, accruals, accounts receivable, accounts payable, intercompany reconciliations, foreign exchange, etc.
  • Partner with Finance and Operations leaders to report financial information for leases including renewals, restructures or new agreements with accuracy in accordance with ASC 842 and XPO policiesWhat you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 2 years of accounting or financial reporting experience
    • Strong math aptitude It'd be great if you also have:
      • Understanding and previous application of ASC 842 lease accounting standards
      • Previous system implementation experience including, but not limited to, Qube, Siemens, or Lease Administrator
      • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
      • CPA certification
      • 3 or more years of accounting or financial reporting experience, preferably with a Big Four accounting firm
      • 1 year of experience working in a medium to large, multinational company, preferably with Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management tools (HFM, Hyperion Essbase or other financial reporting/consolidation software)
      • Solid ability to understand and analyze large amounts of data from multiple sources 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. 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 , Senior Accountant - GXO Logistics, Professions , Greenwich, Connecticut

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