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Are you a details person? You enjoy analyzing, reviewing data, and uncovering trends that impact the bottom line.

Sodexo’s Campus Segment is seeking a detail-oriented Multi-Unit Controller located in West Haven, CT. This indiviudal will partner closely with our Unit Operations Managers to oversee financial matters for our growing portfolio of accounts. This Multi-Unit Controller will provide unit finance support for weekly flash projections, participation in final budget reviews, forecast updates, period close, and ad hoc reporting (daily, weekly and monthly).

This Controller will serve as the primary point of contact for unit and district finance projections, questions and concerns. Ensures weekly and monthly financial reports are completed as well as monthly analysis of those results and detailed variance explanations are submitted within specific deadlines.

Primary responsibilities of Multi-Unit Controller include:
  • This position will serve as the primary point of contact for unit finance projections, questions and concerns.
  • Responsible for ensuring AR, AP and budgeting are in compliance with Sodexo standards.
  • Prepares and analyzes all financial reports each week for the College
  • Analyzes financial reports for all units within the district in preparation for weekly district call to be held each Wednesday.
  • Supports managers during week-end flash, researching issues, creating solutions and supporting managers through financial systems and processes for accuracy in reporting
  • Provides regular direction to Managers, Chefs and Operations Managers regarding financial standings.
  • Assists and communicates with District Manager each week, consolidating weekly flash variances and providing support in understanding of variances, collaborating to present variance information for weekly regional finance
  • Analyzes month-end reporting for the College and all operations within the district, provide variance explanations and corrective action plans as needed
  • Creates the College annual budget. Supports general managers, admins and controllers within the district for annual budgeting process including preparation of information for budget planning and leading an in-person budget workshop with post-workshop support as general managers finalize the budget.
  • Complete monthly re-forecating for the College, support and direct general managers at each unit within the district on monthly re-forecasting.
  • Ensure all units have completed weekly reports including Measures, Flash, Forecasting, Labor Pulse reviews and Labor KPI analysis
  • Provide in-person and as-needed training for general managers and unit admins & controllers
  • On boards all new general managers and unit admins/controllers on Sodexo financial systems.
  • 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.
  • Initiates and follows up on cost reduction strategies with management team within Providence College and the general managers within the district.
  • Conducts routine audits of inventory and cash handling practices.
  • Conduct ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed.
  • Support additional products as requested by the district manager

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • who have experience/education in finance/accounting
  • work independently and demonstrate organization and comprehension skills
  • have the ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities/accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives;
  • demonstrate analytical ability, MS Excel skills, UFS and Essbase experience; eVision
  • have strong interpretation skills, as well as strong verbal & written communication

We offer 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.

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

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Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. The diversity of Sodexo’s 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.

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.

Application Instructions

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