• Regional Finance Manager - National Accounts

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia | US-TX-Austin | US-NY-New York | US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/5/2019 8:35 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.



    As a Regional Finance Manager you will report to the Regional Finance Director (RFD) and partner with the Regional Vice President (RVP), Vice President of Operations (VPO), and National Account Directors (NADs) in developing financial analysis and reporting 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 regional Finance team.   


    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 under-performing locations
    • Weekly and monthly tracking of Customer Counts in the Dining Facilities
    • Root case analysis of Revenue, operating costs and EBIT variances to Plan and Projections
    • Leads Financial Analysts and Senior Financial Analysts with ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all financial reports and internal control requirements are met.
    • Partners with operators to drive the profitable growth of the P&L through productivity and revenue growth
    • Oversees compliance with contract deliverables, aids in monitoring KPI maximization and participates in contract performance reviews
    • Trains operations managers, Financial Analysts, and Senior Financial Analysts on use of financial reporting systems, understanding and interpreting financial reports and their finance and accounting responsibilities
    • Supports the National Account Directors 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 National Account Directors 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 Financial Analysts and Senior Financial Analysts, develop and submit monthly invoices for the Dining Facilities contract 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
    • Assists when needed with internal audit support and SOX audits

    Other Essential Functions --- Develops 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 up to 10-20% travel overnight.


    • 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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