Job Description

Chartwells HE

At Chartwells Higher Education, GREAT PEOPLE are at the core of our business. We operate on more than 300 higher education campuses across the country, with fresh, local and nutritious meals and innovative dining programs. What sets us apart is our dynamic custom approach backed by a network of culinary and nutritional expertise, and as part of Compass Group, one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” and Forbes “Best Employers for Diversity” for 2021, we take pride in creating opportunities for our associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

Working as the Campus Operations Controller for dining at The George Washington University,  you will be responsible for the accounting activity of all dining related operations on campus, including budgeting, forecasting, data analytics and cost management, you will work directly with campus dining leadership and the Division Director of Finance with all aspects of the financial activities that occur within your area of responsibility.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversees all cash handling and revenue billing procedures
  • Performs reconciliation and analysis for several balance sheet accounts
  • Analyzes financial results for both internal and external use
  • Tracks and maintains monthly P/L and balance sheet activity
  • Develops forecasts and budgets, identifying risks and opportunities
  • Reviews general ledger and balance sheets
  • Resolves various accounting/reconciliation issues
  • Develops, Plans, and Sets financial standards, and takes part in Yearly Business Plan and follow-up and Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Presents and Executes Financial Targets with guidance from leadership and Sector Finance
  • Completes financial reports: monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, including but not limited to monthly and fiscal close, internal and external audit reporting; manages report preparation and distribution
  • Maintains inventory and cost control procedures
  • Performs administration of Payroll and Human Resources
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, or equivalent professional experience
  • A minimum of five years’ experience with revenue control, financial reporting and cash handling responsibilities
  • Previous experience with managing revenue of 25M+ and multiple complex P&L’s simultaneously is required
  • Accounting experience in foodservice or retail industry required, foodservice operations experience a plus
  • Ability to prepare monthly financial statements, key metric reports, budgets, forecasts, cash flow projections and analyses
  • Adept at planning, organizing and controlling complex processes as well as analyzing moderately complex financial information
  • Experience with POS, cash and credit card reports
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled at managing multiple priorities and relationships
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office with a concentration in Excel
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

 

 

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. *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)

 

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: 1001574

Chartwells HE 

KRISTINA MCCARTHY 

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