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US Foods Sr Mgr Finance in Rosemont, Illinois

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The primary purpose of this position is to effectively manage the finance and accounting staff of an Accounting Services Center of Excellence (COE) and deliver accurate and timely finance and accounting services to multiple operating divisions. Controller will be responsible for achieving the overall key performance indicator targets (KPIs) and service level agreements (SLAs) of the COE. COE Controller will provide day to day oversight of assigned COE group and champion the implementation of group initiatives, internal controls and process improvements.

Provide leadership to COE staff to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of financial information to the divisions they serve;

Responsibility for overseeing the month end close process for multiple divisions

Oversight for all technical accounting transactions;

Key point of contact to divisional VP’s of Finance with responsibility for developing and sustaining a close working relationship with each division for all assigned roles and responsibilities, including periodic visits to each division;

On behalf of the division, serves as liaison to the COE, Shared Service Center, and Support Office in research and resolution of accounting issues;

Partners with the divisional VP’s of Finance and other COE Controllers to drive results, continuous improvement and maximize performance;

Perform various tests/reviews of financial reporting control procedures to ensure compliance with the Company’s internal control framework;

Perform various financial analysis procedures to assist in identification of potential accounting issues;

Review complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve identified issues;

Acts as subject matter expert on applicable processes and programs;

Travel up to 50% of the time


COE Financial Analyst, COE Senior Accountants, COE Staff Accountants, COE clerical staff


Internal: Collaborates closely with Regional and Division Finance Staff members, Support Office and SSC accounting personnel and other COE leaders

External: External Auditors


Education/Training: BS in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred

Related Experience: Must possess minimum of 8 years of progressive finance and accounting experience and a minimum of 3 years management and supervisory experience. Experience in the foodservice/distribution environment preferred. Experience in Financial Shared Services environment a plus.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to effectively interact with cross-functional groups in multiple geographic locations. Must display strong attention to details. Possesses the ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment. Strong working knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office especially MS Word and Excel as well as MS Outlook. PeopleSoft GL experience is a plus. Must possess highly developed written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue.

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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