Overview

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world’s most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L’Oréal and many others. We’re growing worldwide. And we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you’re ready to give us your best, let’s talk. We’d like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)SummaryPerform government reporting, planning, compliance to assure the company meets its legal payroll tax obligation and its fiduciary withholding and payment requirements with all federal, state and local taxing authorities. Research and recommend methods for processing payroll to enhance internal controls, streamline operations and increase efficiencies. Perform payroll related accounting entries & reconciliations in accordance with GAAP. Essential FunctionsAssist the payroll tax team in filing state, local and unemployment tax returns.Perform payroll accounting functions, including monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, and book closing.Assist with running weekly, monthly, quarterly payroll audit queries to ensure employee records are accurate.Assist team in entering federal, state and local W-4 changes for employees.Create and maintain documentation for new business processes. Provide customer service support for our employees.Support special projects, system and process testing, and other business needs as required. Scope and AccountabilityIncumbent’s decisions and actions somewhat impact the company’s revenue and operations. Decisions and actions may have a moderate impact on reputation, and/or customer satisfaction.Incumbent follows routine procedures and established guidelines, occasionally makes independent decisions, and performs work under minimal supervision.Work under established guidelines and controls, including annual filing schedules and calendars, statutes, regulations for payroll tax law, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley, ACH (Automated Clearing House Network) guidelines, IRS payroll regulations, state, local, and federal tax laws and regulations, and XPO Logistics Code of Business Ethics. Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesBachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance generally required. Will accept any suitable combination or education, experience, or training.2+ years of experience in payroll, accounting or government tax reporting. Will accept any suitable combination of education, experience or training.System knowledge should include proficient use of Microsoft Office products, Oracle Financials–preferred.  Ability to conduct research using internet and other published sources.General knowledge of state and local tax laws and regulations, as well as basic understanding of GAAP.Good communication skills (oral and written); communicate effectively with regulatory agencies, tax reviewers, state and local auditors, independent auditors, lawyers, support peers, end users, and all levels of corporate management.Good interpersonal skills; participate in a team environment and build strong working relationships.Good project management skills; time management skills; multi-task and prioritize workloads; demonstrated analytical capabilities; effectively identify and resolve problems in high visibility, high stress situations; ability to understand and interpret tax laws and regulations and then apply them to company operations.Candidate must be flexible with extended working hours that may be required during critical deadlines. 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.