Sodexo Inc. Unit Controller 3 in BALTIMORE, Maryland

Unit Description

At Sodexo we believe that Quality of Daily Life contributes to the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Sodexo designs, manages and delivers comprehensive service solutions through On-site Service Solutions and Motivation Solutions to create an outstanding experience for the people we serve.

We are seeking to bring an experienced Unit Controller 3 to join our team in the Maryland, DC area for to support the MedStar business. This grea opportunity will support this Multi Site Healthcare system. 50% virtual support with geographic presence in MD/DC market. This position will be responsible for 10 hospitals ranging in size from 100 beds to 900 beds. Functions as a resource for GM's to support with financial objectives and development of financial acumen. Key financial point of contact for this business.Nebraska Medicine.

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations our Unit Controller will have financial oversight and financial reporting responsibilities for the Food and Nutrition Services within the system. Knowledge of health care food service operations, procedures and systems strongly preferred. Position will provide unit financial support for daily labor, weekly flash projections, participation in final budget reviews, forecast updates, period close, and ad hoc reporting for this system.

Primary responsibilities of the Unit Controller include :

  • Prepares and analyzes all financial reports each week.

  • Provides regular direction to Managers, Chefs and Operations Managers regarding financial standings. Assists and communicates with District Manager regularly.

  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a high pressure environment are key in this role

  • Will support Managers for Food and Environmental Services to analyze month-end reporting, provide variance explanations and corrective action plans as needed, annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting.

  • Conducts meetings with GM’s to review all areas; food and supply cost reductions, labor and OT optimization and generation of retail sales.

  • Holds team accountable for Sodexo-specific tools needed to manage business including Food Management Systems (FMS) The Market Connection programs (TMC) and Operational Metric Dashboards (OMD).

  • Initiates and follows up on cost reduction strategies with management team.

  • Conducts routine audits of inventory and cash handling practices. Trains managers on Sodexo financial systems.

Prior Unit Controller experience in a large/contract dining environment is preferred

  • Experience supporting and training unit operators on various finance procedures including flash projections, forecasting, budget process, and various Sodexo reporting tools;

  • Mastery level experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint & computer skills;

  • Experience with budget model, forecast model

  • Strong contract skills a plus

  • Knowledge of E-vision, Unit Financial System (UFS);

  • Able to support the Food Management System (FMS).

Strong customer service and organizational skills are needed for this fast paced, dynamic accounting position. The ability to communicate effectively with the food and nutrition team and key client contacts is essential.

Careers in Health Care Services :

Working for Sodexo in Health Care allows you to offer patients, health care professionals and caregivers around the world the best health care experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo’s unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within.

Working for Sodexo :

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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Position Summary

Manages all accounting and financial matters for large multi-size national account or a large complex single location account

Key Duties

  • Examine Unit financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Examine financial records to verify details of recorded transactions. Analyze and interpret budgeting trends.

  • Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans developed during an audit. Assist in the monthly/quarterly/year-end close process to ensure accuracy and integrity of results at the unit/district/region/division level. Plan or assist in planning annual or project-specific budgets

  • Generate special reports and respond to data requests from management. Prepare and review reports and other written documentation. Actively listen to concerns and requests of customers and strategic partners, which helps to identify their needs and requirements and to resolve their problems.

  • Perform unit audits. Perform ad hoc financial analysis for Unit/District management. Participate in the audit process, including assisting in identifying and resolving audit-related issues.

  • Conduct training on internal controls. Train accountants and field in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas

  • Provide Unit management with recommendations for action and/or modifications to financial procedures, plans, and controls. Provide support to GM's/DM's/RVP's/DVP's in order to ensure accurate results and help improve profitability. Provide support in resolving client billing issues, and managing and collecting receivables.

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial data and statistics, including operating and administrative budgets. Ensure that assets, liabilities, revenues, and expenses for responsibility area are accurately reported and accounted. Ensure audits address areas of concern relative to the goals, performance objectives, and impact of economic, financial, and managerial programs in conformance with Company policies and procedures.

  • Interact with Buffalo FSC and clients to resolve invoicing and payment/remittance issues.

  • Maintain records and reports necessary to comply with Company, government, and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes.

  • Driving the zero harm mindset

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement – Associate'sDegree

Basic Functional Experience – 2 years in accounting, finance or a related field

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 76669

Category Finance

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time