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Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Requisition Id: - 351319 Business Unit: - Brokerage Location: - Charlotte, NC, US, 28277 XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. - As the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), you will be the catalyst for profitable growth across the designated business unit. You'll also develop and track the strategic plan and create data-driven solutions to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. In this role, you will have the ability to positively affect the company's long-term outlook, ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. 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:

  • Proactively monitor and report financial performance; interpret weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual operating results; investigate and communicate variances and unusual items, and evaluate their impact on operations
  • Lead Monthly Operating Report (MOR) processes; standardize templates and consolidate data
  • Oversee the forecasting and planning processes, working cross-functionally across corporate departments and business units
  • Develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the perfect accuracy of all data
  • Align and build partnerships across functional areas to benchmark locations, operational groups and personnel with meaningful KPIs to improve future results
  • Measure and effectively communicate results on key strategic initiatives within the business
  • Develop routine and ad hoc analyses to support business decisions
  • Present organized information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Participate in the consolidation, clarification, evaluation and review of major capital investments
  • Formalize reporting processes and create associated policies What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 7 years of experience in finance or FP&A
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); experience creating complex formulas and models in Excel with large amounts of data in various formats
    • Solid experience with business intelligence (BI) tools
    • Proven experience prioritizing regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects while allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within established time frame It'd be great if you also have
      • Master's degree (MBA or MS), CFA and/or CPA certification
      • Capacity to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in all internal software applications
      • Transportation or supply chain experience; experience within a corporate office and with field business unit operations
      • International work experience
      • Experience maintaining strict confidentiality; ability to apply integrity and accountability to commitments and deliverables; can own mistakes and use them as opportunities for learning and development
      • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively manage individuals, groups and projects
      • Team-oriented; comfortable consulting with team as needed to complete assigned tasks on schedule
      • Capacity to take calculated risks and make strategic, results-oriented decisions, while accepting responsibility for the results (positive or negative) Be part of something big. 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.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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        -Review XPO's candidate privacy statement -here. -

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