• Senior Financial Analyst - Harvest Table

    Location US-NC-Raleigh | US-VA-Richmond | US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 day ago(11/14/2018 3:42 PM)
    Finance and Accounting
    Employment Type
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    As a Sr. Financial Analyst, this position reports to the Regional Finance Director and partner in developing financial analysis and reporting within Harvest Table & Higher Ed East Region that aid in effective planning and performance evaluation. In this multi-faceted opportunity, the Sr. Financial Analyst provides financial support to the front-line management team while training & developing general managers with no controller on-site.   


    Responsibilities include:

    • 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 underperforming locations
    • Root case analysis of Revenue, operating costs and EBIT variances to Plan and Projections.
    • Leads Base unit bookkeepers with ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all financial reports and internal control requirements are met.
    • Partners with RFD 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.
    • Work with the GM's in preparing change order requests including the required documentation
    • Trains operations managers and unit bookkeepers on use of financial reporting systems, understanding and interpreting financial reports and their finance and accounting responsibilities
    • Onboard all new Controller within in the two regions.
    • Assists RFD in new business and client retention efforts through analytical support and proforma development
    • Participates with the budget process by supporting operations managers General Managers, unit bookkeepers and analyzing financial trends
    • Assists the monthly forecast process that includes setting targets, analysis of monthly spreads and helping with organizing for forecast call
    • Audit & Review monthly board bill invoices to ensure accuracy
    • 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
    • Assist with all ad hoc reporting for RFD
    • Provides historical, current and future financial/statistical data
    • Performs special projects and analysis



     This position requires up to 25-50% travel overnight.


    • Qualifications


      Ideal candidates will possess:


      • 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.


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