1+ months

Senior Manager, Segment Finance

Springfield, MA 01103

Unit Description

Your proven track record yields strong financial performance and sustainable initiatives. Youre ready for the next challenge.


Sodexo is seeking a Senior Finance Manager for its School Services segment at Springfield Public Schools. The position will support the Resident District Manager and General Manager in all financial aspects, which include accounts payable and receivable, cash management, accruals, budget, forecasting, financial reporting, trend analysis, inventory analysis. This is a \"business partner\" role, in which the individual is expected to lead all financial aspects, but also expected to provide insights and information to help the team make better business decisions. The successful candidate will ensure unit financial compliance and make recommendations to improve financial reporting.


The candidate should possess a clear working knowledge of Sodexos Finance platform. The Finance Manager will have the ability to work with Resident District Manager, General Manager, clients, and zone managers in reporting key result indicators around financial guarantees with risk and reward.  


The highly qualified candidate would possess the ability to:


  • Provide financial planning analysis to facilitate decision making
  • Develop 3-5 year planning projections/forecasting tools that support business growth
  • Conduct break-even analysis
  • Create financial dashboards
  • Visually represent financial results utilizing trend analysis tools
  • Monetize savings/cost avoidance through new found business efficiencies
  • Optimize existing resource allocations (people/products/time)


Preferred candidate will have

  • A bachelors or masters degree in accounting or finance
  • Decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional financial, analytical, and modeling skills
  • Proven management abilities in the areas of performance management, leadership influence and client engagement
  • High proficiency with Excel and MicroSoft suite software
  • Leadership skills with the ability to delegate, motivate and inspire team members
  • 3-5 years experience in senior financial manager position
  • Manufacturing industry experience to include plant operations / accounting / inventory control.
  • Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve, honesty and personal integrity
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively


Learn more about Springfield Public Schools at https://www.homegrownspringfield.org/.

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits  Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Finance positions in a variety of markets, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Finance jobs.Working for Sodexo:Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring


Financial Analyst, FP&A, Finance Manager

Position Summary

Has in-depth knowledge in finance for the assigned Segment and basic knowledge of related disciplines. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives. Handles general accounting and financial reporting, cost accounting, auditing, budgeting and forecasting, and systems individually and in consultation with Centers of Excellence as appropriate. Assists in providing oversight and direction to Unit Finance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May represent the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2021-04-06 Expires: 2021-06-05

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