Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Logistics done differently.

Are you already well-versed in everything accounts? (Bonus points if it’s in a logistics/warehousing environment!) Are you also part-qualified in your studies towards becoming a fully qualified CIMA / ACCA accountant? Do you love a good spreadsheet?

XPO Logistics are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join our Head Office team based at our sites in Swan Valley, Northampton. You’ll be responsible for the balance sheet for our consolidated invoice suspense account along with reconciling and recharging our sites across the UK and Ireland.

Pay, benefits and more.

We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £23,000 per annum. 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 a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

Maintaining the balance sheet suspense account

Recharging costs to the P&L journal

Being the main point of contact for our site accountants and financial controllers

Liaising with suppliers to request back-up information to support invoices

What you need to succeed at XPO:

A part qualified ACCA/ CIMA accountant (foundation levels complete)

Articulate communication skills with the confidence to communicate at all levels

Great excel skills and your attention to detail will be meticulous

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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