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Sodexo is seeking a Controller - Multi Location / Multi Account for Christiana Health System located in Delaware. Sodexo is seeking a Controller to manage all financial functions for a 3-hospital system in DE and MD. Successful candidates will have experience in the financial management of retail food and/or hospitality industry. This is hybrid position with working remote 1-2 days per week. All candidates must live near and or within the region.

Primary responsibilities of the Unit Controller include:

  • Prepares and analyzes all financial reports each week.
  • Provides regular direction to Managers, Chefs and Operations Managers regarding financial standings. Assists and communicates with District Manager regularly.
  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a high pressure environment are key in this role
  • Will support Managers for Food and Environmental Services to analyze month-end reporting, provide variance explanations and corrective action plans as needed, annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting.
  • Conducts meetings with GM’s to review all areas; food and supply cost reductions, labor and OT optimization and generation of retail sales.
  • Holds team accountable for Sodexo-specific tools needed to manage business including Food Management Systems (FMS) The Market Connection programs (TMC) and Operational Metric Dashboards (OMD).
  • Initiates and follows up on cost reduction strategies with management team.
  • Conducts routine audits of inventory and cash handling practices. Trains managers on Sodexo financial systems.

Prior Unit Controller experience in a large/contract dining environment is preferred

  • Experience supporting and training unit operators on various finance procedures including flash projections, forecasting, budget process, and various Sodexo reporting tools;
  • Mastery level experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint & computer skills;
  • Experience with budget model, forecast model
  • Strong contract skills a plus
  • Knowledge of E-vision, Unit Financial System (UFS);
  • Able to support the Food Management System (FMS).

Strong customer service and organizational skills are needed for this fast paced, dynamic accounting position. The ability to communicate effectively with the food and nutrition team and key client contacts is essential.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Employees who work at Christiana Health System are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and provide proof of vaccination.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

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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