Finance Business Partner

XPO Logistics
Northampton, UK
13 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for your opportunity to shine by supporting and growing operations? Do you take satisfaction from developing and building a team? Do you enjoy customer facing and challenging stakeholders? We're looking for a Finance Business Partner to come in and take control of several key contracts and be the financial support for our Account Director during a period of transformational change. You'll be responsible for multiple contracts, mainly open book, valued at circa £45m.

Pay, benefits and more:

We're looking to offer a salary of up to £50,000 per annum plus car or car allowance. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You'll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.

What you'll do on a typical day:
  • Managing a team of Finance Managers overseeing the performance of multiple contracts
  • Work closely with the Account Director to drive XPO operational margin through generating savings against flex budget, increasing operational performance.
  • Work with site managers to develop strong commercial awareness and an understanding of the budget and flex mechanisms
  • Develop strong relationships with our customers - both operationally and within the finance function

What you need to succeed at XPO:
  • A fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • The ability to demonstrate drive, energy and a commitment to the team and contracts
  • Be inquisitive with a passion for challenging teams to drive performance
  • Large, open book logistics experience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

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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