Job Description

Occasions

 

 

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a vision for creating remarkable events

FOOD FIRST. INSPIRED BY INGREDIENTS. GREAT SERVICE.

About our Company

Since 1986, Occasions Caterers has worked closely with our clients to create remarkable events.  We have grown in size but maintain a boutique approach to full-service catering with a focus on custom menus, creative décor, expert planning and gracious service. We craft experiences through food, design and hospitality to reflect your unique style, taste and vision. With over thirty years of experience, we have an unmatched scope of knowledge, resources and relationships to produce events that exceed expectation and delight in every way. Occasions Caterers has a mission to have dedicated team members who support and work together to create exceptional catered experiences each and every day.

If you want to be a part of an exceptional team who values Excellence by setting the bar high, Integrity by living our values, Respect by valuing the contributions of every team member, Teamwork by supporting each other, and Innovation by keeping things exciting, please see our open position below.

    Job Summary

    Job Summary:

    Working as the Financial Analyst you will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the school nutrition program. You will assist with all the accounting and control functions at the account including all revenue and expense reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly financial reporting requirements.

     Key Responsibilities:

    • Compiles new and rebid pro-forma and analyzes for accuracy
    • Prepares and analyzes monthly management reporting; new, rebid and lost business reporting; weekly Business Owner Reports
    • Provides financial guidance to operating units within the region on matters involving client returns, revenue and profitability goals
    • Improves financial status by compiling and analyzing budgets and forecast, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and considering "what if” scenarios to bring forth suggestions to the Director of Finance
    • Documents and maintains complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transaction.
    • Provides accurate and timely reporting on the financial activity of individual project
    • Creates and designs reports and spreadsheets; creates and maintains a database to organize, collect and upload data into required reporting formats

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Accounting or Finance; three to five years of related experience in Foodservice; K-12 experience is preferred
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
    • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
    • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Ability to competently use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Ability to competently use a personal computer
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
    • Experience with SAP, Excel, Power Point, Access
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

     

    Associates at Occasions are offered many fantastic benefits.

    Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates:

    • Retirement Plan
    • Associate Shopping Program
    • Health and Wellness Programs
    • Discount Marketplace
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Pet Insurance
    • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program

    In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance/AD
    • Disability Insurance
    • Commuter Benefits
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

     

    About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

    Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
     

    Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

     

    Req ID:  987271 

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