Controller

Industry: Food & Beverages

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5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago

Location: University of Wisconsin Madison

To achieve “The Levy Difference” with operating standards that will exceed guests’ expectations through strong leadership and management of staff and by living our business philosophy.

Passionate (Operations)

  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with our client
  • Proactively look at the business’s opportunities and challenges and develop plans to mitigate risk
  • Oversee all areas of Finance – which would include
    • Auditing daily sales and deposit information
    • Client Reporting
    • Overseeing the billing and collections process
    • Month End Close process
  • Responsible for full financial reporting and reconciliation including statement preparation
  • Ongoing active dialogue with operators and home office departments to identify and resolve issues with financial processes
  • Drives compliance with Financial Core Signatures including deadlines and QRE standards
  • Own the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers

Restaurateur (Business/Financials)

  • Implement, document, maintain and ensure compliance with accounting controls and procedures
    • Cash controls and control environment requirements
    • Timely and accurate processing of payroll, accounts payable, sales, cash, inventory control, fixed assets/investment and accounts receivable management
  • Ensure full contract and management agreement compliance
  • Maintains detailed unit-specific financial histories and checklists
  • Coordinates external and internal audits

Family (Team)

  • Manage, develop and mentor their staff based on the respective job descriptions: Senior Accounting Managers, Accounting Managers, Billing Manager, Payroll Manager, Cash Room Staff
  • Actively contributes to achieving location, region, group and company organizational priorities
  • Support Regional Finance Manager and internal management team with special projects
  • Support new unit openings by rolling out sound financial processes
  • Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale

Job Requirements

  • English reading, writing, math and computer skills required. Mastery of Excel required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 5-10 years of Finance Experience and Management Oversight in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • May be required to perform diverse physical tasks
  • Ability to experience and evaluate services in accordance with Levy standards
  • Ability to taste and evaluate food products
  • Stamina to work 60 hours or more per week
  • Must be able to work extended shifts of 10 hours or more as business dictates
  • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work different shifts
  • Must be open to travel and support of other Levy properties.