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As a Regional Finance Manager you will partner with the Vice President of Operations (VPO) or Regional Vice Presisident (RVP) in developing financial analysis and reporting for District Managers, General Managers, bookkeepers and our Clients that aid in effective planning and performance evaluation. In this multi-faceted opportunity, the Regional Finance Manager provides guidance to the front-line management team while training, coaching, developing and mentoring operations managers.
Coordinate the month-end close process and variance analysis vs projection and plan
Weekly and monthly analysis of Food, Labor and Direct cost productivity, including the identification of under performing locations
Weekly and tracking of Customer Counts in dining transactions
Root case analysis of Revenue, operating costs and EBIT variances to Plan and Projections.
Leads unit bookkeepers/controllers with ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all financial reports and internal control requirements are met.
Partners with VPO to drive the profitable growth of the P&L through productivity and revenue growth
Oversee compliance with contract deliverables, aid in monitoring KPI maximization and participate in contract performance reviews.
Trains operations managers and unit controllers on use of financial reporting systems, understanding and interpreting financial reports and their finance and accounting responsibilities
Supports the VPO and General Managers with client meetings, quarterly business reviews and budget presentations.
Participates in New Business and client retention efforts through analytical support and proforma development
Coordinate the monthly projection process by supporting operations managers General Managers, unit controllers and analyzing financial trends
Assists with coordinating the monthly planning process. Includes setting targets, analysis of monthly spreads and helping with organizing the budget presentation
Leads analysis and responses to Client inquiries
With support from unit controllers, develop and submit monthly invoices for the Healthcare contracts to ensure accurate and prompt payment
Actively involved with A/R collections, inventory management and Capital Expenditure controls all in an effort to drive free cash flow
Assist when needed with internal audit support and SOX audits
Tracks and reports on all Modifications
Other Essential Functions --- Develop ad hoc reports for the AVP-Finance and Senior Management. Provides information for historical, current and future financial and statistical data. Performs assigned special projects and analysis as needed by Senior Management.
This position requires travel.
Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent. MBA or course work toward an MBA is a plus.
Minimum of 4 years hands-on accounting/finance experience with progressive analytical responsibility required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment and ability to learn quickly.
The ability to adapt to new situations and interface with senior management as well as prioritize multiple projects simultaneously is key.
Ability to be detailed oriented and possess exceptional organizational skills and will be able to meet established deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet and data base software required. Strong EXCEL skills are a must.
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran