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Unit Controller 3

Sodexo
Spokane, WA 99201
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Unit Description

Sodexo University Dining has an opening for an experienced Unit Controller 3 in Spokane, Washington at Gonzaga University.  Food service operations experience with solutions-based financial focus,  and strong client presentation skills regarding complex financial structure preferred. Demonstrated experience with strong financial analysis required. Our successful candidate will Analyze and interpret budgets & trends for over 20 cost centers, reporting metrics on weekly basis. Our forward thinking, innovative campus community at a Jesuit University is nestled in beautiful Spokane.  This showcase account is focused on providing value while maintaining record-high-scores on customer and student satisfaction and engagement. The ability to create a positive sense of community is a must for this role.  Bonus: High-Profile NCAA basketball games!

 

The successful candidate will provide unit finance support for weekly flash projections, participation in final budget reviews, forecast updates, period close, and ad hoc reporting. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for most unit finance questions and concerns.

 

Our successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and preparing financial reports related to the finance function. Analyzes, reviews and implements process improvement. May lead a significant part of a project to enhance the internal and external financial reporting capabilities. Develop internal and external relationships to ensure maintenance and delivery of financial reports and information. Contributes to the strategic direction of the financial reporting function and success of the overall operations!

 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Experience supporting and training district controllers and general managers on various finance procedures including flash projections, forecasting, budget process, and various Sodexo reporting tools
  • Moderate level experience in Site Monitoring, E-vision, Brio, Essbase/Hyperion
  • Mastery level experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint & computer skills
  • Experience with budget model, forecast model & AOC tools a plus
  • Strong contract skills & new unit opening skills also a plus

If you are a numbers ninja and would like to join a passionate team, please post!

 

Position Summary

Manages all accounting and financial matters for large multi-size national account or a large complex single location account

Key Duties

  • Examine Unit financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Examine financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Analyze and interpret budgeting trends
  • Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans developed during an audit. Assist in the monthly/quarterly/year-end close process to ensure accuracy and integrity of results at the unit/district/region/division level. Plan or assist in planning annual or project-specific budgets
  • Generate special reports and respond to data requests from management. Prepare and review reports and other written documentation. Actively listen to concerns and requests of customers and strategic partners, which helps to identify their needs and requirements and to resolve their problems
  • Perform unit audits. Perform ad hoc financial analysis for Unit/District management. Participate in the audit process, including assisting in identifying and resolving audit-related issues
  • Conduct training on internal controls. Train accountants and field in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas
  • Provide Unit management with recommendations for action and/or modifications to financial procedures, plans, and controls. Provide support to GM's/DM's/RVP's/DVP's in order to ensure accurate results and help improve profitability. Provide support in resolving client billing issues, and managing and collecting receivables
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial data and statistics, including operating and administrative budgets. Ensure that assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses for responsibility area are accurately reported and accounted. Ensure audits address areas of concern relative to the goals, performance objectives, and impact of economic, financial, and managerial programs in conformance with Company policies and procedures
  • Interact with Buffalo FSC and clients to resolve invoicing and payment/remittance issues.
  • Maintain records and reports necessary to comply with Company, government, and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes
  • Driving the zero harm mindset

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

 

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 other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

 

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance \u2026 every day. 

 

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Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

 

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At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Retail Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

 

 

 

 

 

Position Summary

Manages all accounting and financial matters for large multi-size national account or a large complex single location accountKey Duties- Examine Unit financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Examine financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Analyze and interpret budgeting trends.- Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans developed during an audit. Assist in the monthly/quarterly/year-end close process to ensure accuracy and integrity of results at the unit/district/region/division level. Plan or assist in planning annual or project-specific budgets- Generate special reports and respond to data requests from management. Prepare and review reports and other written documentation. Actively listen to concerns and requests of customers and strategic partners, which helps to identify their needs and requirements and to resolve their problems.- Perform unit audits. Perform ad hoc financial analysis for Unit/District management. Participate in the audit process, including assisting in identifying and resolving audit-related issues.- Conduct training on internal controls. Train accountants and field in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas - Provide Unit management with recommendations for action and/or modifications to financial procedures, plans, and controls. Provide support to GM's/DM's/RVP's/DVP's in order to ensure accurate results and help improve profitability. Provide support in resolving client billing issues, and managing and collecting receivables.- Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial data and statistics, including operating and administrative budgets. Ensure that assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses for responsibility area are accurately reported and accounted. Ensure audits address areas of concern relative to the goals, performance objectives, and impact of economic, financial, and managerial programs in conformance with Company policies and procedures.- Interact with Buffalo FSC and clients to resolve invoicing and payment/remittance issues.- Maintain records and reports necessary to comply with Company, government, and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes.- Driving the zero harm mindset

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement  Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience 2 years in accounting, finance or a related field

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

Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2020-01-02

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