• Unit Controller 3

    Location US-CA-LOS ANGELES
    System ID
    77599
    Category
    Finance
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Temporary
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking an experienced Unit Controller 3 to be part of the management team at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. The Unit Controller will manage all accounting and financial matters at the account; have oversight and provide direction on annual budgeting process and period close; be responsible for analyzing data, creation, delivery and presentation of client specific financial reports as needed; Perform trend analysis to assist decision making.  If selected, you will participate in continuous process improvements for increasing revenues and decreasing costs. The Unit Controller will have direct contact with key clients at LMU, and excellent communication and presentation skills are a plus. This is a temporary position that will possibly become permanent.

     

    The ideal Unit Controller will 

    • Have strong fundamentals with P & L accounts -including financial reporting, accruals, audits, budgeting and analyzing business trends, trending / tracking and financial computer applications.
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to present with clarity in an organized manner and have a high attention to detail.
    • Have highly developed analytical skills and very engaged in the financial status of the account.
    • Be proficient with computer applications – database, software, interfacing and reconciling with the university; and
    • Have experience in accounting as they relate to Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Cash and Credit Card transactions, P&L analysis, weekly operating reports and inventory reconciliation with a minimum of three years related work experience in operations or finance.

    Careers in Universities:

    Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

    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.

    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's Degree

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


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

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