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Sodexo is seeking a Sr Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis at our North American headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD (Bethesda, MD as of January 2024). The Sr. Manager will manage a Financial Analyst and support all activities related to indirect SG&A financial planning and reporting, budgeting, forecasts, financial analysis, and modeling.

This position will be working a hybrid work schedule.

The FP&A Sr. Manager is a valued business partner within the company and therefore delivers operational support to improve performance. The FP&A Sr. Manager effectively executes all reporting and forecasting requests, and proactively identifies opportunities to manage expenses against the annual target. The successful candidate will be someone who has a keen ability and a proven track record of handling all aspects of the company's finance responsibilities.

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

  • 5 years of financial experience with the day-to-day financial operations of a mid-to-large-sized company.
  • 3 plus years of progressive finance experience and leadership roles.
  • Strong analytical skills using (PowerQuery/Pivots/PowerBI).
  • Proven ability to build cohesive relationships with other finance professionals across an organization.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to present data in a compelling manner and format, and effectively interacting with personnel at all levels of the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement.
  • Has a strong sense of urgency and personal commitment, and is decisive, confident, open and candid.
  • Experience with SAP/Essbase a plus.
  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred.

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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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.

Position Summary

Has in-depth knowledge in financial planning and basic knowledge of related disciplines. Solves complex problems using economic research and studies of rates of return, depreciation and investments. Analyzes profit-and-loss income statements and prepares reports and recommendations to management. Interprets forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business. Researches economic progressions to assist the organization's financial planning. Creates financial models of "what if" scenarios for future business planning decisions in areas such as new product development, new marketing strategies, etc.; takes a new perspective on existing solutions. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May represent the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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

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