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Senior Manager 2, Segment Finance

Brookfield, WI 53005
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Unit Description

Do you know the Facilities Management business AND have financial analysis experience as well? If so- read this!


This role may be virtually located in the Eastern or Midwestern US, close to a major airport. This position requires 50% travel.


Sodexo has an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to support the transition and mobilization of our Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) client relationships.  Transition is the first step of the contract journey and the cornerstone of the future collaboration. The key objectives, from financial perspective, for this phase of the contract are to:

  • Act as the  finance subject matter expert while partnering on a cross-functional transition team
  • Analyze and interpret financial data relating to the identified scope of services (volumes, service levels, etc.) to formulate actionable insights
  • Compare detailed financial analysis with business pursuit data and Sodexo RFP response
  • Propose a robust solution that takes into consideration local requests and contract commitments based on zero based budget tool
  • Develop the initial budget(s) for scope of services reflecting signed-off solution with client
  • Collaborate with Corporate Accounting and Operational Finance Leaders to establish financial reporting and controls

The best qualified candidate will have full understanding of IFM services, contracts and excellent financial analysis experience.


Responsibilities include:

  • Supports the Due Diligence process by requesting client data and verifying the data and information by using basic audit checks to confirm spend for prior periods
  • Take financial ownership of zero-based budget tool used to capture client ;spend and Sodexos solution by ensuring accuracy of data and verifying indirect rates in cost model;
  • Challenge assumptions used in developing client solutions by applying scenario and sensitivity analysis to test revenue volume and margin fluctuations;
  • Identify risk and work with Solution Developers and Operational leads to mitigate financial risk related to bids and mobilization;
  • Ensure that the Jointly signed off solution is in line with the Sodexo internal approved financial model and assumptions;
  • Serve as finance expert and manage the hand-off to finance account team that will permanently manage the new account;
  • Support management with developing and monitoring of initial account financial goals, forecasts, and resources;
  • Present financial information and critical decisions to senior leaders at Sodexo and on the client management team
  • Ensure that both parties (client and Sodexo) are meeting their contractual obligations for the transition and mobilization of the contract, escalate to management any issues;
  • Track and report transition cost with the goal of providing cost control and deployment efficiencies;
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis (e.g., capital expenditures, cash flow cost/benefit, lease vs. buy) related to mobilization of account.
  • Champion continuous improvements with transition and mobilization process. Prepare financial review of mobilization success and challenges, and present findings and specific recommendations to senior management to make process better
  • Post mobilization - drive performance improvement processes and standardizations in the financial processes at the unit level and ensure compliance on internal controls including post go live project appraisal.

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits  Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer positions that support a variety of career goals working in diverse business segments, including Corporate Headquarters, Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search today.

Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.Make an Immediate Impact.Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization. Has specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in finance in assigned Segment. Handles general accounting and financial reporting, cost accounting, auditing, budgeting and forecasting, and systems individually and in consultation with Centers of Excellence as appropriate. Responsible for providing oversight and direction to Unit Finance. Interprets internal or external issues and recommends solutions/best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions. May lead functional teams or projects. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirement.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 years


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

Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-21
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