• Senior Controller - Healthcare

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2019 8:53 AM)
    Finance and Accounting
    Employment Type
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    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.



    Aramark Healthcare is seaching for a Senior Unit Controller who will oversee all finance and accounting functions for a client in the Central & North Texas Region. Reporting to the VPO, the Senior Unit Controller plans, administers and directs all unit activities related to finance and accounting, including Aramark Healthcare and client financial accountability. 



    • Establish and maintain control systems for financial accounting functions on a unit level. Compiles monthly, quarterly and annual financial and operating information and ensures the accuracy and integrity of all financial reports and internal control requirements. Ensures contract compliance, creates biweekly and monthly client invoices and tracks the collection of receivables.
    • Plans, directs, and organizes the accurate and timely reporting and forecasting of financial information. This includes preparation of the annual operating budget, updating monthly projections and managing the close process. Investigates variances to plan and projections, analyzes monthly trend reports, develops solutions, communicates and implements corrective action plans.
    • Ensure proper payroll processing, vacation/time off, workers compensation, STD and LTD. Resolve any discrepancies relative to payroll.
    • Provides support on major projects by gathering and analyzing detailed information.
    • Highly collaborative with the Aramark Vice President of Operations, Resident District Manager, Directors and Managers.
    • Facilitates on-going trainings for Aramark operations managers to develop financial acumen.
    • Facilitate clear, accurate and timely communication of information to the Senior Members of the Client Team. Direct interaction with the Corporate Controller and various Financial and Department Heads.
    • Assures that all company, corporate and normal business and ethical standards are closely adhered to and correct any deviations encountered. Maintains compliance with Aramark's standards of operation.  Adheres to Aramark's Business Conduct Policy at all times.  Maintains all records and reports to ensure compliance, with all local, state and federal regulations and codes.
    • Maintains compliance with all requirements of Federal, State and local regulations and guidelines including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
    • Performs other related duties as directed by Regional Finance Director, VPO or Resident District Manager.
    • Through the use of the Healthcare Operating Template, compile and review monthly financial and statistical data to perform analysis of operating metrics compared to industry benchmarks to identify and correct operational inefficiencies.
    • Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and co-workers. Is responsive to customer needs.
    • The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers is required.
    • This is a hands-on position which requires individuals to “roll up” the sleeves and actively participate in day to day activities such as inputting data, reconciling accounts, creating journal entries and accruals. This position will work with individuals at all levels of Aramark and the client organization.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required; advanced Degree or Certifications desirable.
    • Requires 5-7 years’ experience in budgeting, financial control, and forecasting with exposure to AR/AP, payroll, G/L and P&L management.
    • The ability to work with mathematical concepts is required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work under strict deadlines are essential. Individual must be organized, demonstrate initiative and have strong problem solving skills.
    • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel, are required. Oracle Discoverer experience is helpful. Experience in food and/or labor management is a strong plus.


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