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Controller - Multi Location / Multi Account


Location:
ARLINGTON, VA
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
69232
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Careers Center | Controller - Multi Location / Multi Account

Controller - Multi Location / Multi Account

Location US-VA-ARLINGTON
System ID
69232
Category
Finance
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

 

Working for Sodexo at Corporate locations gives you the opportunity to help people perform better by improving their daily life in the workplace – what we call Quality of Life. Quality of Life means an environment of respect for people, for wellness and for greater productivity. Quality of Life means a workplace that creates greater efficiency, satisfaction and productivity. It means a business that understands that the wellness of people has a direct connection to the wellness of the organization’s bottom line.

 

Job Description

Manages all accounting and financial matters for large multi-size national account or a large complex single location account. Responsibilities include accounts payable/receivable, budget, payroll, reporting, inventory, chargeback's, etc. Responsible for accounting and financial reporting. Analyzes account budget(s). Performs financial analysis to assist decision making. Provides financial training for unit personnel.

The Controller’s role is to provide contractual and client insight to drive the contract/site performance in accordance with the financial terms of the contract with the support of the regional Corporate Services and transversal finance teams whilst providing the conduit to the client for financial issues e.g. overdue debt follow-up, change control, etc.

Duties include but not limited to:

•           Coordinate financial reports for internal and client variances, communicate to Senior management

•           Address issues related to payment of invoices, purchase orders, client billing, and third party suppliers

•           Optimizing revenue and profit opportunities across the account;

•           Working alongside operational colleagues to ensure ownership across the account and supporting functions

•           Monitor deadlines for financial reports for the region

•           Ensure adequate, potentially automated, documentation and speed of execution of change control process, including client budget review whilst ensuring Sodexo financial returns

•           Overseeing all legal and financial aspects of Contract under the MSA, including CPI/KPI performance, margin delivery and communication with the client

•           Closing the financial month, and all corresponding processes

•           Analysis and reporting cost planning

•           Coordinate regional financial reports for the client, analyze variances to budget and communicate on such variances

•           Monitor deadlines for submission of financial reports for the region

•           Analysis and reporting of approved/closed synergy plans including cost planning

•           Assist in the accruals process.  Coordinate with Operations Manager and Facilities Managers

•           Assist in the annual plan process.  Coordinate with Operations Manager and Facilities Managers

•           Cost accrual needs and accrual entries

•           Track staff claims for the region against budget.  Advise and coordinate with Finance Manager and Account manager if there are any overruns

•           Coordinate with appropriate personnel on payment updates for outstanding invoices where necessary

•           Ensure the effective application and utilization of existing operational and financial systems (SAP, EDW, BRIO, Sodexo Connections)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

•           Significant financial exposure impacting key P&L and Balance sheet lines, the experience to be a business partner to operations

•           Process orientation and implementation experience

•           Hands on pro-active approach with an ability to work well autonomously

•           Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work in a collaborative way

•           Presentation skills, ability to interact at any level of the organization

Position Summary

Principal responsibilities include ensuring the integrity and accuracy of financial results for both Sodexo and the Client. Manages all accounting and financial matters for large multi-size national account or a large complex single location account. Responsibilities include accounts payable/receivable, budget, payroll, reporting, inventory, chargeback's, etc. Responsible for accounting and financial reporting. Analyzes account budget(s). Performs financial analysis to assist decision making. Provides financial training for unit personnel.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's degree in accounting, business, finance or related field

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years of experience in finance, accounting or related field

Position Summary

Manages all accounting and financial matters for either a large multi-size national account OR a large complex single location account
Key Duties
- Data Collection from field - data review, analysis and suggestion of process improvement, review of FSC spot audits, accounts receivable review, review of new business,

- Oversight and direction of annual budgeting process & oversight and direction of period close process for all sites for Sodexo and Client, creation and maintenance of area forecasts, oversight of Project Clear compliance for portfolio.

- Financial Training and development of Sodexo General Managers.
- Creation, delivery & presentation of client specific financial reports as needed
- Oversight, training and support of POS systems and other cashless technology

-Train other controllers, analysts and field in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas

 

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in finance, accounting or related field


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

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