Job Description

Restaurant Associates




Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century.  RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts.  Restaurant Associates’ commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals.  Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.


This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position. 

Job Description

We’re Restaurant Associates by Compass!  Although the past couple of years have been quite a rollercoaster for everyone, our amazing talented teams have continued to work tirelessly crafting incredible food experiences to help fuel the teams creating world-changing technologies at one of the world’s major tech companies! 


The food and experiences we provide make quite an impact!  As we further return to the office, we’re more passionate than ever about supporting the long-term success & wellness of everyone we feed, and we love what we do.


We’re excited to grow our global team of skilled culinarians, managers, food service operators and subject matter experts - this is not just a workplace, it’s a place to innovate, a platform to bring your ideas to life, contribute to a sustainable future and best of all - be a part of an awesome team!


***The ideal candidate is located in New York, NY or within a reasonable commuting distance. All candidates must be willing to periodically perform work from the Company’s NYC office.***


Role Purpose
This role is the key finance support for the One America's regions and sectors along with supporting the Global Finance Manager with required global deliverables and initiatives. Sectors currently include BA and RA with the potential to add Canteen and Eurest Dining.

Job Summary

In this role you will be expected to;
*     The timely roll-up of the (America's & ROW) information with the proper analysis and support provided to the sub-regions;
*     Support the America's region on the preparation of a standard and timely report(s) for thorough understanding of the narrative;
*     Assisting, where needed, the sub-region Controllers on required follow-up items, and performing the analysis.
*     Supports the regions by preparing analysis and gathering KPI's;
*     Maintain current contract at all times and ensure that Regions maintain current contracts;
*     Escalate any issues to the Global Director for resolution.
*     Gathers and maintains global contract tracking by region
*     Partner with leadership to provide the financial reporting and analysis necessary for them to accomplish their business objectives and serve as the key contact for Sector Finance support
*     Create monthly reporting, including responsibility for monthly close reconciliation as well as monthly flash, budgeting, long range planning and forecasting, results variance analysis, and analytical projects
*     Track and report on purchasing initiatives and present results to Sector Finance
*     Develop strong relationship with Sector Finance and Account Management to fully understand sector’s business model in order to more accurately create rolling forecasts
*     Work with Operations and Procurement to understand financial impact of manufacturer and distributor changes
*     Streamline and implement automated processes and/or process efficiencies to increase accuracy, efficiency or effectiveness of daily activities
*     Perform other duties as assigned


Talent Profile
Minimum expectations

*     4+ years of related experience in financial planning, budgeting, or similar work
*     Bachelor’s degree required - Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business; CPA or MBA Preferred
*     High level of proficiency in Excel and Access - experience with powerBI a plus
*     Google Suites,SAP, Hyperion Planning/Essbase experience is a plus
*     Proven track record of creating robust analysis that translates into business decisions
*     Basic financial modeling skills strongly desired
*     Detail oriented - able to validate the accuracy of one's own deliverables
*     Strong analytical/problem-solving skills
*     Excellent written and oral communication skills
*     Solid interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships at all levels of the organization 
*     Strong team player with a collaborative attitude and ability to work cross functionally
*     Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple tasks and to prioritize in a fast paced, very high-growth environment

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

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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 Restaurant Associates 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:  1045608

Restaurant Associates 



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