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Staff Vice President Corporate ControllerP25-112219-2

FedEx

FedEx

Accounting & Finance
Collierville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Description

This position provides leadership and oversight of financial reporting and key accounting matters for FedEx Corporation, including the preparation of the consolidated financial statements in compliance with SEC rules and US GAAP, and the accounting for merger and acquisitions, legal entity restructurings and critical accounting estimates. This position also provides oversight of financial compliance matters, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), controls and reporting related to ESG and CSRD requirements, and is responsible for the overall administration of the FedEx retirement benefit programs. In addition, the Corporate Controller provides frequent updates to the Audit and Finance Committee of the FedEx Board of Directors on accounting, reporting and internal control matters.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree/equivalent. Master's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other quantitative discipline is preferred. Designation of Certified Public Accountant is required. This position requires extensive background in accounting and financial reporting, including in-depth knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and accounting for judgmental and complex transactions. The ideal candidate is fast-paced, highly analytical and detail-oriented who has experience in working in a large multi-national corporate environment. Must have demonstrated ability to effectively lead, develop and evaluate a large global work group.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Builds a high performing organization by modeling PSP culture, QDM, and a commitment to coaching for individual performance and growth.
  • Establishes a clear vision for the organization with respect to strategy, mission, and organizational effectiveness and ensures alignment across director and business organizations.
  • Manage large global organization comprised of individuals in multiple locations.
  • Ensures all organizational activities are completed to the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • Builds effective relationships internally and externally, in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Deliver strategic planning, innovative business solutions, and thought leadership.
  • Leads the Corporate Financial Reporting and Corporate Financial Compliance functions.
  • Leads the Retirement Services organization and accounting organization responsible for critical accounting estimates, including healthcare, self-insurance, and pension.
  • Domestic and international travel is required.

Relocation:

Relocation assistance may be available based upon business needs.


Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree/equivalent. CPA with extensive experience in SEC accounting and reporting.

Minimum Experience

Ten (10) years experience in SEC accounting and reporting or related professional and supervisory experience, which includes five (5) years in a management/leadership position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis, and reporting standards. Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data. Attention to detail and accuracy in financial record keeping. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Effective communication skills to present financial information to non-financial stakeholders

Problem-solving skills to identify issues and recommend solutions.

Job Conditions

Some travel required.


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FedEx. Where now meets next.

Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.

FedEx inspires its more than 530,000 employees to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.

FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:

  • FORTUNE Magazine: No. 18 among “World’s Most Admired Companies” (2023)
  • Newsweek Magazine: One of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” (2023)
  • Forbes Magazine: One of “Americas Best Large Employers” (2023)
  • Newsweek Magazine: One of "America’s Greatest Work Places for Diversity" (2023)
  • FORTUNE Magazine: One of the “Blue Ribbon Companies” that appears on 4+ Fortune Annual Award Rankings (2023)
  • FreightWaves: #1 Among the “Top 500 For-Hire Carriers” (2023)
  • FreightWaves: Freight-Tech 25 Award, honoring innovation and disruption within the freight industry (2023)

FedEx Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.

FedEx Corporation does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Corporation is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact recruitmentsupport@fedex.com.