Job Description

Salary: $90,000 - $100,000

At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.

We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you.

Job Summary

Working as the Campus Dining Controller, you will be responsible for all the accounting and control functions of the accounts within a particular division. This includes all revenue and expense reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly financial reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives and ensures accuracy of end to end management of the finance function at the account
  • Provides strategic financial support to the operations to ensure that all opportunities for revenue generation and cost containment are identified and fully exploited in all areas of the business
  • Analyzes and interprets financial results in order to assist and advise the General Manager and the Company Corporate Team
  • Ensures compliance with the management agreement
  • Maintains effective system and control procedures
  • Prepares the financial statements within the time frames supplied in the corporate closing schedule and according to Company Policies and Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Uniform System of Accounts
  • Ensures all invoices are sent to clients in a timely manner
  • Ensures all AP & AR’s are run in an efficient manner
  • Prepares timely and accurate sales, uses occupancy tax returns as well as any other external reports or returns as deemed necessary.
  • Ensures integrity and efficiency of computerized data processing functions
  • Ensures that all financial reports, budgets, forecasts, and other information required by the Company are accurately compiled and submitted within the specified time limits, identifying variances, and making recommendations for improvements as appropriate
  • Reviews forecasts and budgets prepared by management team to ensure that the clients and Company Corporate Management are provided with guidelines of performance that are both reasonable and achievable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Seven plus years business experience in similar position
  • Microsoft Excel & Access application development experience helpful
  • Powerful communication and presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office, Strong Access experience, SAP GL, SAP Payroll
  • The individual must possess a proven ability to manage multiple task & priorities, have strong organizational skills, and produce consistently accurate work
  • Great Teammate and motivator, detail oriented, forward thinking, creative, ability to work under deadlines and maintain and a consistently stable work environment

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA

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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. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Chartwells Higher Ed maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1311030

Chartwells Higher Education 



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