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Financial Analyst 2

Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Unit Description

Sodexo has a career opportunity for a Financial Analyst 2, Service Operations Finance Purchasing Support, at our North American Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 


This position reports to the Director, Finance for Supply Management. As a Numbers Ninja, you know how to impact the bottom line. Are you ready to do the same for your career?


This role manages financial reporting for a Finance function within Supply Chain Purchasing Support. Responsible for developing, preparing, and analyzing financial reports. Analyzes, reviews, and recommends process improvement. May participate in projects to enhance internal and/or external financial reporting capabilities. Develop internal and/or external relationships to ensure maintenance and delivery of financial reports, statements, and information. Contributes to the tactical direction of the financial reporting function.

 Our Successful Candidate Will:

  • Prepare, track and report on NORAM Supply Chain value via scorecard reporting, including general compliance measurements, inflation, and more complex Supply Chain KPIs. 
  • Work with US and Global Supply Management groups to provide financial support to all facets of the business including spend analysis, RFPs, eProcurement, participation on sub-committees to develop policies and diverse spend reporting
  • Manage and process miscellaneous analysis related to NORAM and Group Supply Chain activity including strategic sourcing support to drive overall NORAM value
  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting
  • Apply GAAP and objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements and company policy
  • Work in a team environment to ensure department deadlines are met
  • Work proactively to prevent problems, identify and implement innovative solutions
  • Maintain company databases as necessary
  • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong business ethics and decision-making skills
  • Strong financial acumen, Data management and analysis skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all levels of organization to work effectively across the organization
  • Detailed oriented and able to work independently
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and an ability to respect deadlines
  • Flexible and pragmatic, able to deal with complexity
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities and client facing


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of related professional experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Able to comprehend and use database query tools
  • Ability to create management reports summarizing audit performance
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage multiple simultaneous deadlines


Position Summary

Has working knowledge and experience in financial planning. Continues to build knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments such as performing economic research and studies of rates of return, depreciation and investments. Analyzes profit-and-loss income statements and assist in the preparation of reports and recommendations to management. Generates forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business. Researches economic progressions to assist the organization's financial planning. Participates in financial models of \"what if\" scenarios for future business planning decisions in areas such as new product development, new marketing strategies, etc. Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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Posted: 2020-12-10 Expires: 2021-02-12
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