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Unit Controller 3

Sodexo
Tampa, FL 33602
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Resource Unit Controller 3 for the Universities segment. The selected candidate will be located in Tampa, Florida for the position training. Upon successful completion of up to 3 months of training, candidate must be available to locate to an open position within Universities South (area comprises from Texas to the Carolinas to Florida) 

\u202fIs this opportunity right for you? 

The diversity of Sodexos client services means that your financial career can grow in a variety of directions. Whether you want to support corporate finances or support unit-level financials, you can build your career based on your interests in the varied services Sodexo offers its clients. 

 

\u202fWe are looking for candidates who can: 

  • provide financial and analytical support for operations and field finance to assist in financial decision- making process regarding current and new business; 
  • manage all accounting and financial matters for one or more accounts/units. Including accounts payable/receivable, budget, payroll, reporting, inventory, charge-backs, etc. Performs trend analysis to assist decision making.
  • provide reviewof site/single survey costings  
  • act as a business partner to Sales, Finance and Operations;
  • administer data collection activities for the site 
  • Provide site direction to unit staff. Ultimately provide direction/support to District activities

 

\u202fThe ideal 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.\u202f
  • have strong knowledge of accounting policies and procedures, familiarity with accounting processes of a large company, strong analytical skills and advanced proficiency in finance related computer applications;
  • have the ability to apply GAAP, Sodexo policies and procedures, and provide objective accounting judgment in the production of accurate and reliable financial reports for Sodexo and its clients;
  • support customization of non-standard financial documents, and executive summaries;
  • have familiarity with unit operations;
  • have the ability to develop working relationships with field operators and the ability to interpret, analyze and explain financial information this includes understanding financial data and accurately interpreting financial statements and reports, identifying the key factors affecting the financial performance of the division using financial data to accurately diagnose business realities, identifying key issues and developing strategies and plans;
  • Review operational performance metrics/KRIs, early warning issues and corrective action plans
  • have strong computer skills;
  • have an undergraduate degree in business or a quantitative discipline (accounting or finance preferred), with a minimum of five years related work experience in operations and/or finance; and
  • have an Operations background (preferable) with the ability to demonstrate a firm understanding of fundamental operational and quantitative analysis principles.
  • Drive zero harm mindset
  • Position is mainly Monday thru Friday normal business hours however there may be occasional business needs for weekend and/or Holiday work.

 

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Educated to a minimum of bachelors degree in accounting and finance or equivalent standard and relevant accounting qualification
  • Significant financial exposure impacting key P&L and Balance sheet lines, the experience to be a business partner to operations
  • Relationship builder both internally and externally, with ability to influence and negotiate externally
  • Standardized process development and implementation experience
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work in a collaborative way
  • Presentation skills, ability to interact at any level of the organization
  • Understanding of or operational experience is necessary

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: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-03-07

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