About the Department:
The US Controller Group is comprised of over 60 financial professionals that oversee all financial activity, accounting transactions and economic policy for McDonald's USA, LLC. The various groups within the department work together to provide in-depth financial reporting for both the Company and its franchisees, preserve the internal control environment, develop financial strategies to complement the real estate portfolio, plan for the various business unit's capital, G&A and operating income goals, provide economic analysis on new business introductions such as menu, equipment, and operating procedures and managing our capital investment portfolio.
About the Opportunity:
Within the US Controller Group, the Economic Strategy and Analysis Team is a valued business partner with other US Finance teams and multiple stakeholders, including Restaurant Development, Operations, Franchising, OwnerOperator leadership teams and US Management. Analysis services provided include the financial modeling, consultation, and execution of economic policies and new initiatives for the US Market.
This position provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual to participate in and learn about McDonald's US business, understand our key financial policies and initiatives that impact our restaurant profitability economic model, and be a part of identifying and implementing new and improved processes and analysis. Responsibilities will include:
Review and summarize Relocation/New/Rebuild/Special Venue opportunities to include both McDs R/E and Operator IRR and Cash Flow (50% of time)
Partner with the Manager and Development Team to redefine and update the approach and tools used to analyze and prioritize development opportunities
Become the Deal Financial Tool (DFT) subject matter expert to include training Development teams as necessary and working directly with programming consultants for any changes/updates needed to the system
Other potential responsibilities:
Supporting policy consultation and application with Field Finance and other US Finance teams
Walmart portfolio management to include annual review of Walmarts with leases ending in the next year to determine if McDs should renew or exit, ongoing monthly/quarterly Wal-Mart analysis
Tenant account management
Assist with annual closing plan