Financial Analyst - Higher Education

17 Jun 2019
23 Jun 2019
Contract type
Full time

About AramarkAramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state–of–the–art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


As a Finance Analyst for our business in healthcare, you will be responsible for analyzing, consolidating and reporting on the financial results for various multi–service healthcare locations.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Monthly financial reporting which includes monthly projections, Weekly Operating Report (WOR), and managing the month–end close process for all client locations
  • Performing monthly variance analysis of Aramark and client P&L results compared to projection, plan, prior year, and current run rates.
  • Tracking annual guaranteed net budget performance for the system and working with operations team on identifying opportunities for improvement and holding them accountable for implementing and executing corrective action steps at underperforming accounts.
  • Developing and documenting key accounting policies and ensuring compliance with the key controls over financial reporting and working capital management
  • Work with operations team to develop the annual Aramark budget as well as the annual client system budget for each managed department
  • Partner with district leadership team in developing strategic initiatives and ensuring annual business targets are met
  • Assisting the Regional Finance Director with region–wide financial cadence of (including projects and initiatives): – Region–wide WOR/Projection/Plan and benchmark analysis

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related subject
  • 3+ years of financial planning & analysis experience
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate to senior management and teams of diverse nationalities
  • Ability to coordinate a number of projects and prioritize accordingly
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to influence and drive results without formal authority
  • Sound judgment and ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

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