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XPO Logistics, Inc. Senior Finance Manager - 203202-en_US in Clayton, Indiana

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 Senior Finance Manager, you will act as a primary contact for regional operational performance while developing solutions and strategies in complicated or unique situations. 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:Responsible for all financial aspects of customer account including the cost model and pricing-related activitiesLiaison with implementations, purchasing and site operations to provide direction and guidance on cost model assumptions and identify variances to planned implementation and capital spendingResponsible for identifying out of scope activities, assist with work order generation and explain bases of pricing changes to customer as neededEnsure profitability targets are being met, including evaluating potential return on invested capital for proposed projectsWork with HR, Account Management and Operations to set and track targets for pricing and wage increasesEvaluate the work content of operational processes (e.g., work center-level labor standards) and compare against original assumptionsInterpret large volumes of operational data and prepare forecast accuracy reportingCreate templates and deliverables for operational/financial KPIs; utilize KPIs to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, price, automation savings, cost savings, predictability and forecast accuracyIdentify methods to monitor performance against original assumptions; pricing models to operational forecasts/targets/budgetsDevelop detective controls and predictive indicatorsWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equivalent related work or military experience5 years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgetingExperience evaluating systems of internal controlMicrosoft Office and analytic software experience, including performing database collection, using software programs to gather data for modeling and making meaningful use of dataExperience developing and preparing capital and operating budgetsExperience monitoring budgets and identifying problem areas; conducting research into causes and corrective actions, and making appropriate recommendationsIt'd be great if you also have:Master's degree and/or CPA certification7 years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgetingBackground in logistics, transportation, warehousing and/or distributionThe ability to learn and understand functionality of multiple logistics-related systems (warehouse, transportation, shipment management systems, etc.)Knowledge of and experience with information technology functional areas, including operations, marketing, sales, pricing, project management, human resources and information systems operationsThorough knowledge of financial monitoring/control, and general ledger and accounts payable processes and proceduresBe 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 wi