Senior Director, Finance – IFM Job at Sodexo – 3.7 in Boston, MA
Sodexo is looking for a motivated and Corporate Real Estate and IFM experienced Senior Director of Finance to support our NorAm IFM business. This is a remote position, and the successful candidate may office anywhere in the Unites States.
The role will oversee day-to-day financial operations, account growth including providing financial leadership & support to the existing team of Finance professionals at the account level business.). This Position reports directly to CFO with strong alignment to the EVP, Corporate Services Integrated Facilities Management (IFM).
The successful candidate will:
Provides overall financial leadership for the Corporate Services IFM division, including delivery of annual financial plan, alignment to overall Segment strategy, successful implementation of key projects and initiatives, building commercial relationship with internal stakeholders and clients’, and providing leadership and effective management to the operational finance teams
Partners closely with the Senior Director of Commercial Finance & Pricing for shaping and executive the strategy associated with Business Development and Retention activities.
The position will ensure sustained business growth meets or exceeds financial targets established by Senior Leadership and aligned to Sodexo’s 3-year Strategic Plan.
Engages throughout the CRE business development process for large, complex client agreements in order to proactively ensure optimal profitability and risk mitigation for Sodexo prior to CEO/CFO review and approval
Drive action plans and provide monitoring of the performance enhancing key initiatives across the Segment.
Ensures full alignment with Group Finance policies processes and procedures.
Engages positively with all Client employees through the bidding process requiring robust relationships to be built quickly based on honesty and knowledge; requiring strong influencing and coaching skills supported by listening and communication skills.
Aligns segment and finance strategic priorities for commercial and operational finance activities at regional level, ensuring the needs of the segment are met by Transversal Finance in the region and countries.
Ensures transparency and timely alignment for the stage gate approval processes, solution mobilization, and contract management activities.
Ensures alignment with Service Operations for the development and maintenance of process, tools, and systems necessary to support business development activities.
Assists in building a culture of accountability and financial acumen across the Segment: ensuring the Group Financial policies are known, understood and applied; and ensuring managers understand and apply the key financial performance ratios.
Contributing to Global financial leadership and driving the performance of the Finance function to support delivery of the segment goal and ambitions.
Applies Group Finance policies, processes and procedures for financial control and reporting.
Participates fully as a member of Segment Finance Team, providing input to set the Segment Finance policies, procedures and processes in key areas of responsibility.
Maintains efficient ways of working with all Finance stakeholders (Global Finance Segment, Region Transversal Finance and Service Operations Finance) to ensure consistency and that all segment needs for financial support and direction are met.
Technical Duties and Responsibilities:
Partnering with Operations and Strategic leadership to develop the long-term strategic plan for NorAm.
Developing and maintaining planning and budgets, in accordance with Group and NorAm’s templates, process and tools, including analysis and interpretation of trends.
Leading and coordinating management and financial reporting for the incumbent’s Segment that facilitates early and “right first time” decision making
Managing department financial forecasting, statistical reports, and expense/labor tracking.
Ensuring that the assets, liabilities, revenues, and operating expenses of the Company have been fairly reported in conformity with IFRS and Company accounting policies.
Ensuring that reporting reflects conformance with Sodexo’s standard policies and procedures.
Reviewing internal audit reports for major or recurring problems.
Managing capital expenditures and maximizing cash flow for the incumbent’s area of responsibility.
Monitoring compliance with the existing system of internal controls, evaluating the adequacy of existing internal control systems, and developing recommendations to improve the internal control environment.
Interacting with Internal Audit, and Corporate Security to address internal control issues and assessments.
Supporting initiatives to meet the needs of Sodexo acquisitions and mergers.
Providing financial support in proforma development for new business, rebids and new alliance opportunities and ensuring that those proformas are budgeted in the same way.
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:
The ideal candidate must have a track record of increasing financial responsibilities in the Corporate Real Estate and Finance sectors as well as experience managing dispersed finance teams within the outsourcing sectors.
The candidate should be excited about the opportunity to identify, pursue and capture new business opportunities within the existing business while mitigating risk to Sodexo in the IFM space.
You will sit at the table with our clients acting as the financial voice for an effective commercial framework that supports new sales and expanding existing relationships to drive profitability.
The successful applicant will have a track record of success leading high-performing teams, working through complex client relationships, and supporting dynamic business growth. The ability to nurture sustained relationships with clients throughout the contract lifecycle is crucial as well.
This role involves developing and managing a cross-functional team with a variety of skills and experience, as well as collaborating with other functional leaders. This successful candidate will have incredible influencing skills, great communication, teamwork, leadership, and the ability to navigate the business priorities nationally for Sodexo IFM.
At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.
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Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.
This position is paying a starting salary between the range of $107,800 to $251,800 + Annual Incentive Plan
Develops pricing strategies to meet customers’ needs while providing a profit for the organization. Determines core business costs of service in support of pricing/tariff development. Designs, implements and maintains pricing infrastructures. Evaluates effectiveness of pricing strategies and modifies pricing structures as needed. Provides reporting and documentation of pricing structures and serves as the point-of-contact for pricing inquiries from internal sales department, but not customers. Provides leadership to managers (or individual contributors where oversight is of large, complex support, production or operations function). Has accountability for the performance and results of multiple related units. Develops departmental plans, including business, production, operational and/or organizational priorities. Controls resources and policy formation in area of responsibility. Decisions are guided by resource availability and functional objectives.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience – 10 years
Basic Functional Experience – 10 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
About the Company
Company: Sodexo – 3.7
Company Location: Boston, MA