Senior Manager 2, Business Analytics

Location US-MD-Gaithersburg | US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-NY-New York City | US-TX-Houston | US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
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Unit Description

Do you have a talent for building narratives around large sets of data and then conveying the meaning of that data to Senior Leadership in a compelling fashion?


Sodexo is seeking a Senior Manager, Business Analytics to oversee financial data and reporting in the Business Analytics & Decision Support Center of Expertise team supporting our Universities segment. In this exciting and highly visible new role, you will act as a Visionary in developing and implementing financial databases, data collection, data analytics and other strategies that optimize the efficiency and quality of our reporting capabilities.


This is a remote role where the successful candidate can home office from anywhere in the United States.  


The successful candidate will:


  • Streamline reporting & processes during all FP&R cycles including month-end close, strategic planning, forecast/budget activities, and Monthly & Quarterly Business Reviews 
  • Collaborate with Center of Excellence Reporting/Master Data Management (MDM) team to automate manual reporting for segment and/or enhance existing reporting structure to gain visibility and transparency
  • Oversee all segment level financial activities including reporting and forecasting
  • Support the segment level budget build-up process for business assumptions, KPIs, etc. 
  • Assist in managing the collection and consolidation of data from the segment teams to support all requirements during annual budget, strategic planning and quarterly forecasting processes
  • Provide financial and analytical support for both segments to assist in financial decision-making process. 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have/are:

  • 3+ years of accounting / finance / operations experience
  • Report standardization and automation skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel & similar analytical tools 
  • Proficiency in Essbase/Smartview, SAP, PowerBI
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and influence segment stakeholders; excellent presentation skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently

The budgeted target salary for this position is $100K-$120K depending on geography and experience


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. Are you ready to start your Sodexo career?


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Position Summary

Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization. Has specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline or function. Support segments’ analytical, reporting and administrative needs including, but not limited to, business review preparation, standard reporting, ad-hoc analysis, financial close support and budget/forecast review/processing. Individuals will work very closely with other segment specialists to drive standardization in the COEs creating an environment that encourages knowledge sharing and the development of transferable skills allowing for ease of transition between segments. Partner with Master Data Management (MDM) and Reporting Standardization team to identify and prioritize key financial data points, converting appropriate analysis into standardized enterprise views (i.e. dashboards, reports, etc.) Interprets internal or external issues and recommends solutions/best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions. May lead functional teams or projects. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirement.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience – 3 years

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


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