Senior Accountant

Job Description

Company: FedEx Services
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Job Requisition Number: RC232991
Category: Accounting/Finance
Collierville, Tennessee 38017
United States

  • Under moderate supervision, responsible for complex accounting activities supporting the accurate and timely closing of the general ledger, which may include, but are not limited to: preparation and posting of journal entries, account reconciliations, fixed asset processing, lease/contract review, accrual entries, budget variance reviews, research and analysis of assigned large elements of revenue and expense and the related internal reporting
  • Ensure general ledger account balances are materially correct in compliance with internal controls and GAAP and that internal control risks are tested and documented in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Lead accounting initiatives/ projects including: process improvement, regulatory compliance/changes and policy
  • Mentors less senior staff

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or other related quantitative discipline is required
  • Four (4) years experience in accounting for financial reporting in a public accounting firm or in a large for-profit corporate environment
  • A related advanced degree may offset the experience requirements
  • Excellent analytical and financial analysis skills required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP standards required
  • Outstanding knowledge of business software, spreadsheet applications and/or mainframe or web based applications
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills

Skills/Knowledge Considered A Plus:
  • FedEx
  • Project management

This position will be located in Collierville, Tennessee.  Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs.

Application Instructions/Deadline:
Upload current Resume and answer job screening questions to apply by close of business (5:00 PM CST) on 02/19/2020.

Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 400,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer.

Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:

  • Fortune "World’s Most Admired Companies" – 2019
  • Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2019
  • Reputation Institute "World’s Most Reputable Companies" – 2019
  • National Business Inclusion Consortium "Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion" - 2019
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council "America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises" - 2018
  • Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" – 2018
  • Black Enterprise "50 Best Companies For Diversity" – 2018

When 400,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click ‘Apply’ and tell us more about yourself.

EEO Statement - FedEx is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (minorities/females/disability/veterans) that is committed to diversifying its workforce.