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Finance Manager

Dallas, Texas
Finance


Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat of Dallas
Location: US-TX-Dallas
Zip Code: 75237
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

 

More information about this job:

 

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE:

The Finance Manager is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of Operating Company operations. The responsibilities include the traditional Sysco controllership respondsibilites, strategic planning, forecasting, resource and project management, change management leadership,  process improvement, decision support, and operational effectiveness. The position also oversees business intelligence and profitability analysis function. It is focused on the continuous improvement of processes to continue cost reduction and containments. Responsible for managing and ensuring the integrity of the balance sheet, the P&L, understanding the key drivers of margins, expenses, profitability, driving results and initiatives at the Operating Company. This role also provides companywide business support, aids in the development and support of pricing strategies that are consistent with and complimentary to overall marketing strategies.

 

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Asset and Risk Management

  • Protect and preserve the assets of the organization.
  • Work with local Operating company management to develop specific actionable items that affect financial risk.
  • Ensure business case success at the Operating Company by studying new metrics and deriving actions from the data.
  • Work with Operating company leadership to manage liquidity, and to develop specific actionable items to affect liquidity, including but not limited to credit policies, inventory management, and business modeling.
  • Coordinate operating company managers to ensure systems that cross department lines, and cost centers are controlled in an efficient manner. Assess their contribution to the entire operation, through balance of capabilities, costs and service levels to fulfill Finance responsibilities.
  • Control all company expenses indirectly (through department heads) for all departments and directly for the General  & Administrative and Credit departments.
  • Manage tax responsibilities and work closely with shared services SBS on tax processing, and transactional finance roles.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting by developing reliable cash flow projection process while optimizing Sysco intercompany interest income/expense. 
  • Ensure petty cash is controlled.
  • Manage customer credit exposure and collections by working directly with credit services and customers to manage the collection process to balance customer relations, customer retention and risk management.
  • Ensure the credit manager establishes and maintains credit and collection policies in accordance with Sysco guidelines.
  • Work with Corporate, Market and local management to improve safety performance and governmental compliance.

 

Management

  • Coordinate operating company managers to ensure systems that cross department lines, and cost centers are controlled in an efficient manner. Assess their contribution to the entire operation, through balance of capabilities, costs and service levels to fulfill Finance responsibilities.
  • Control all company expenses indirectly (through department heads) for all departments and directly for the General & Administrative department.
  • Manage tax responsibilities and work closely with shared services SBS on tax processing, and transactional finance roles.
  • Work with Operating company leadership to manage liquidity, and to develop specific actionable items to affect liquidity, including but not limited to credit policies, inventory management, and business modeling.
  • Work with local OpCo management to prepare well thought out profit plans with actionable items that translate the plan into reality.
  • Work to complete accounting and finance activities, accurately, timely and completely.
  • Work with market management team to meet local and market objectives.
  • Business performance and value focus to improve strategic decision-making.
  • Ensure appropriate programs in all departments are established and maintained to minimize safety hazards.

 

 

Controllership Responsibilities

  • Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet by ensuing the integrity of account reconciliations, ensures score card exposure items and reconciling items are resolved timely
  • Completes Corporate required certifications timely and accurately; ensures certifications required of other site leaders are completed timely
  • Performs annual Internal Audit activities to test internal control strength and compliance
  • Remediates audit points and oversees improvement to internal processes throughout the operating company
  • Minimize operational, safety, credit, balance sheet and accounting related risks

 

Operator

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards and principles, regulatory requirements
  • Manage Finance department personnel and functions. Interact with other functional site leaders and support local operating company President
  • Support and achieve initiatives
  • Maintain internal control safeguards and coordinate all audit activities including SOX controls.
  • Perform transaction processing by initiating or requesting correcting entries due to on-going ledger review, or entries related to residual bookkeeping functions that are not centralized and remain at the Operating Company.
  • Ensure compliance with the Sysco Capital Investment Proposal manual.

 

Strategist & Catalyst

  • Analyze the financial and operating results with the president of the company and other managers to develop ways to improve and compare results, 
  • Work to stimulate behaviors across the organization to achieve strategic and financial objectives: is responsible and accountable for transformational projects across the organization.
  • Monitor results with all of the Executive members to ensure operational success through cost analysis support, compliance with operational and contractual requirements. 
  • Responsible for financial planning, financial analysis, reporting, reviewing and compliance.
  • Provide financial leadership with respect to strategic business decisions and alignment of financial strategies.
  • Work with local OpCo management to prepare well thought out profit plans with actionable items that translate the plan into reality.
  • Business performance and value focus to improve strategic decision-making.
  • Identify prospects, perform due diligence and oversee integration activities of future Mergers and Acquisitions.

 

 

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Four Year Bachelor's Degree in Finance Related Major required.


PREFERRED EDUCATION:

N/A


REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • 5-7 Years of broad commercial and operational finance experience.
  • Delivery of effective corporate finance strategies and providing financial advice at Executive and Board levels.
  • Considerable broad-based experience in complex, ever-changing environments.
  • Leading and managing people at all levels within the organization.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • SAP system experience
  • CPA preferred

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires a high-level knowledge of PC's, software including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

 

ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
  • Understanding of finance and SAP BI.
  • Ability to interpret strategy into operational models.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Make use of available resources such as other divisions, processes or systems in order to complete work efficiently.
  • Strong analytical skills to assess available market research and trends in the market.
  • Preferred understanding of Sysco's key business metrics.
  • Knowledge of Food Service events, products, and services.
  • Familiarity with local industry trends and issues in the food services industry.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong command of grammar, spelling, and style. 
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and email applications.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and shift priorities as necessary.
  • Understand the local market demographics and economic trends.
  • Detail orientation.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 60565