Controller, Divisional Ops - Towson Univ

Compass Group USA
Towson, MD
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation's Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.Job SummaryWorking as the Divisional Operations Controller, you will oversee all the accounting and control functions at Towson University. This includes all revenue and expense reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly financial reporting requirements.Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account will be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.Key Responsibilities:Receives and ensures accuracy of end to end management of the finance function at the accountProvides strategic financial support to the operations to ensure that all opportunities for revenue generation and cost containment are identified and fully exploited in all areas of the businessAnalyzes and interprets financial results in order to assist and advise the Resident District Manager and the Company Corporate TeamEnsures compliance with the management agreementMaintains effective system and control proceduresPrepares the financial statements within the time frames supplied in the corporate closing schedule and according to Company Policies and Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Uniform System of AccountsEnsures all invoices are sent to clients in a timely mannerEnsures all AP & AR's are managed in an efficient mannerPrepares timely and accurate sales, uses occupancy tax returns as well as any other external reports or returns as deemed necessary.Ensures integrity and efficiency of computerized data processing functionsEnsures that all financial reports, budgets, forecasts, and other information required by the Company are accurately compiled and submitted within the specified time limits, identifying variances, and making recommendations for improvements as appropriateReviews forecasts and budgets prepared by management team to ensure that the clients and Company Corporate Management are provided with guidelines of performance that are both reasonable and achievablePreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business AdministrationSeven plus years business experience in similar positionMicrosoft Excel & Access application development experience helpfulPowerful communication and presentation skillsMicrosoft Office, Strong Access experience, SAP GL, SAP PayrollThe individual must possess a demonstrated ability to manage multiple task & priorities, have strong organizational skills, and produce consistently accurate workTeam Player and motivator, detail oriented, forward thinking, creative, ability to work under strict deadlines and maintain and a consistently stable work environmentApply to Chartwells Higher Education today!Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USAClick here to Learn More about the Compass StoryCompass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.MedicalDentalVisionLife Insurance/ ADDisability InsuranceRetirement PlanPaid Time OffHoliday Time Off (varies by site/state)Associate Shopping ProgramHealth and Wellness ProgramsDiscount MarketplaceIdentity Theft ProtectionPet InsuranceCommuter BenefitsEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)