Financial Analyst - 1st Shift
Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: High Point
Posted on: March 15, 2019
1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Financial Analyst, you will support the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) group with multiple projects related to budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting, and analyzing data for variances. Become a part of our rapidly-growing, dynamic team and we'll give you the tools to excel at work, and the support to build a rewarding career. 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: Design, prepare and update complex spreadsheets/cost models in Excel to support resource planning, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis Prepare monthly reporting package comparing actual financials vs. budgets for internal management review Investigate cost variances; work closely with business unit stakeholders to identify root causes of larger variances and opportunities to reduce costs Become familiar with site operations that drive financials; identify, measure and track key performance indicators (KPIs) and other operational and financial metrics Perform impromptu budgetary investigations as required Seek continuous improvement opportunities in reports and reporting processes to improve content, and to minimize the level of effort required to produce and distribute reports; troubleshoot reporting issues and data anomalies Design management reports that are concise, logically arranged/organized, professional looking and easy to prepare/update/distribute on a daily/weekly/monthly basis What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Statistics 2 years of experience in financial analysis or planning Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel Experience working with databases and writing queries (using either SQL or Access) It'd be great if you also have: MBA Experience designing dashboard-style reports Familiarity with supply chain/logistics operations management concepts Strong analytical skills Be part of something big. XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started. 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.
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