You want high visibility, challenging opportunities and a rewarding environment. Sodexo Universities Segment is seeking a Director of Finance to develop, drive and execute its business strategy by providing financial support, influence and leadership in the areas of control, planning, financial analysis, and accounting. The position will manage the Universities West Segment – including Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. Our successful candidate should reside in this region, or in a neighboring state with access to a major airport to accommodate travel 20% of the time.
Our ideal candidate will have the following strengths:
Team focused work style, self-initiated drive to grow within position, and motivation for increasing scope of job with the ability to work independently
Quality driven, committed to get the job done
Excellent planning skills, ability to initiate and manage projects, detailing deliverables, and coordinating with multiple people and teams within and outside of finance organization.
Recognize critical paths, milestones, predecessor events, and importance of delivering results within time-lines or early
Superior data analysis and forecasting skills and the dedication to roll-up sleeves and work hands-on in all phases, ability to gather and clean data, assimilate multiple sources and formats of data, consolidate, summarize, analyze, and work with multiple employee working styles and multiple methods to provide potential forecasts and clear results
Ability to manage with a quick learning curve, with skill in many existing tools and receptive to learning new tools and techniques
Responsive and polished communications skills, ability to use all means of communications available
Exceptional finance acumen, including but not limited to P & L, Balance Sheet, Operating Statement, Fixed Assets, Proforma & Investments, communicating Key Results Indicators and drivers as related to business performance
Accountability for implementation of internal controls, and the monitoring of the internal control environment
Accuracy in developing budgets and financial statements
Ability to adapt to the team, interface and manage different presentation and communications styles – ranging from Executives to Analyst, in nearly all functional areas of organization including Strategy, HR, New Sales, Retention, Supply Management, Risk Management Marketing, FP&A, Operations and Support and Field Finance
Flexibility and high stress capacity, ability to manage a high workload with changing priorities based on customer input
Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, a Matching 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs. We haveCircles Concierge (~~~/) services to help you through everyday life demands, Tuition Reimbursement andEmployee Business Resource Groups (~~~) to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Our successful hires will foster an environment where our team members feel they belong, and are seen, valued and heard.
Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. The diversity of Sodexo’s client services means that your financial career can grow in a variety of directions. Whether you want to support corporate finances or support unit-level financials, you can build your career based on your interests in the varied services Sodexo offers its clients.
What We Offer
Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate’s education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate’s specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
Manages professional employees and/or supervisors or individual contributor that supervises strategic large, complex support, production or operations function. Has accountability for the performance and results of a team or complex area within finance in assigned Segment. At highest levels responsible for partnering with Segment senior leaders on Finance strategy for the assigned Segment. Handles general accounting and financial reporting, cost accounting, auditing, budgeting and forecasting, and systems individually and in consultation with Centers of Excellence as appropriate. Responsible for providing oversight and direction to Unit Finance. Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from senior manager. Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience – 5 years
Basic Functional Experience – 5 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Location US-NM-Albuquerque | US-CO-Denver | US-AZ-Flagstaff | US-UT-Ogden
System ID 906289
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time
Posted Range $83300 to $154110