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The Denver Field Office (FO) has an outstanding opportunity for a Finance Manager within the Management band located in Denver, Colorado.The FO Finance Manager directly supports the Finance Officer and indirectly supports the Leadership Team, the Extended Leadership Team, and Owner Operators through developing critical financial analysis and recommendations consistent with McDonald's financial policies and philosophies.ResponsibilitiesDrive improvement in franchisee financial health and ownership strategy execution
Review overall Owner/Operator Financial health of the Field Office. Identify potential issues that may affect short and long term financial health. Evaluate and/or propose strategies to mitigate risks with the ultimate goal to drive business growth.Monitor and analyze individual Owner/Operator financial health and provide recommendations and options for improvements
Oversee the National Field Finance (NFF) team on the financial component of the Owner/Operator Business review process. Review the assessment provided by NFF, of the Financial Viability Standard component of the Business ReviewOversee the NFF team on the financial review of Sale-By-Operator proposals. Review and provide recommendations for approval and determine any change in terms required to meet financial screens
Provide financial perspective to the Franchising Function to support the Franchise VisionMonitor, report and analyze Franchisees' financial position and profitability (COAR, SPT, etc.).Manage the development/analysis of strategies in support of national programs in partnership with Regional leadership and the CenterIdentify gaps between business trends and regional targets so adjustments and additional tactics can be identified to achieve goals, and prepare financial analysis of proposed gap closing initiatives
Presentations to Business Unit, other Owner/Operator meetings, regional management teams on current cash flow, application of Economic policies and partnering initiatives
Influence Owner/Operators to be aligned with the strategies
Assess reasonableness of Development deals with respect to local market knowledge, affordability, and split of profitability/returnsCoach and consult with non-financial customers to translate proposed business strategies and tactics into Operating Income / Restaurant Cash Flow, and provide financial support to Field Office Strategic Teams.Execute all Finance processes assigned to the Field Office, liaise with National Field Finance (NFF) and the Center for various transactions based on the current requirements of the finance processes
Maintain strong internal controls and fulfill fiduciary responsibilities
Adherence to policies including expenses, spending approvals and authorizations
Real estate development and/or franchise experience a plus
Strong computer and Excel skills;Proven ability to impact and influence others
Strong interpersonal skills to get along with various disciplines and levels
Experience leading and working well within a team
Exceptional organizational skills and experience working independently
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an effective balance of the detail and big picture
Excellent communication skills with experience effectively expressing ideas, both verbal and written
Effective & engaging presenter
Strong partner management skills is a must
Willingness to travel will be 30-40% during on boarding period & 25% sustained
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