Finance Manager, Operations

November 28 2022
Expected expiry date: December 17 2022
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Corporate finance, Treasury, Management, Administration
Boucherville, QC


This position is responsible for the oversight of Operations financial forecasting and reporting of a multi-site Region.  Responsible for providing insight and analysis of financial operating results. Identifies trends and provides recommendations for various profitability drivers, involving operations expense management, with a direct focus on inventory shrinkage. They work closely with the tower Controller and report directly to the VP Finance & CFO.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises a team of individual contributors and front-line leaders. Some positions may be remote positions.
  • Determine the key drivers of operations expense variances versus plan and last year's results.
  • Provide specific analysis as to the key drivers of Operational expenses variances to plan and last year.
  • Participate in the recruiting, training, and management of the Inventory Control Manager, imaging and reception associate(s)
  • Work with the Inventory team to Identify opportunities to reduce operational and non-operational shrink.
  • In conjunction with the Region Vice President Finance will lead the shrink committee by site and for the Region
  • Quantify the financial impact of key operational cost control initiatives.
  • Responsible for Supply Chain plan and forecast, while working with the CFO and Operations Leadership to understand key plan initiatives.
  • Ensures overall trends and impacts of key initiatives are reflected in the forecast.
  • Works with each department to ensure understanding of the overall forecast and how their responsibilities are reflected in the forecast.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of action plans provided by CFO and Leadership Team.
  • Ensure reporting accuracy and compliance with internal and external Sysco policies, including monitor forecast accuracy, understand drivers of variances, and provides commentary for the same
  • Identify and implement opportunities to resolve finance issues, improve, scale, or simplify finance tools, technology, and processes across teams and organizations
  • Understands that their role is critical in creating a safe organization with minimal environmental impact and the value that brings to the organization.
  • Is willing to drive Environmental, Health and Safety performance by acting as an example and holding their team accountable to complying with EHS programs, policies, and requirements.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of timecards, approvals, and scheduling of direct reports
  • Enable, champion and embrace an inclusive culture
  • Develop and support high performing talent through hiring, scheduling, performance coaching, and career management practices
  • Facilitate establishment of clear performance goals; Ensure that performance goals adapt to changing business demands; Identify and manage non-performers in a fair and timely way; Identify and reward top performance; links pay and performance through base, incentive, and recognition programs
  • Present oneself in a manner that demonstrates executive maturity, professionalism, trust, confidence, and integrity.
  • Communicates broadly and frequently the company's vision, direction, goals, performance against plan, changes, and expectations through participation in department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and informal conversations with associates
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in a finance/accounting role.
  • Minimum 5 years in a leadership capacity.
  • Completion of post-secondary education in Accounting; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • CPA designation
  • MBA an asset
  • Intermediate MS Excel Skills required, advanced preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of market, competition, products and industry trends.
  • Develops and implements cost saving measures.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing with access to a vehicle is required.
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