Senior Financial Analyst - Higher Education

18 Jun 2019
21 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.


The Senior Financial Analyst reports to the Manager of Planning and Analysis and interacts with the regional finance teams and overhead support groups. This position will provide a wide range of financial analysis in regard to forecast, trends, monthly income statement and ad hoc reports.
  • Support the strategic planning process and the development of the annual business plan, budget and forecast for the business on an annual, monthly and weekly basis
  • Support the quarterly operating reviews and other executive management reports
  • Recognize opportunity and drive improvements with financial reporting tools
  • Analyze and compare monthly and quarterly results, metrics and key performance indicators against plan and other benchmarks
  • Analyze productivity (food and labor), marketing and other business initiatives impact on financial results
  • Responsible for dashboard accuracy / reconciliation (PMD, Labor Dashboard, etc.) for BU
  • Performs or compiles ad hoc analyses as required

Ideal candidate is highly engaged, proficient in systems, can communicate across various levels and is highly collaborative. Position qualifications include:
  • Bachelor's degree in business related field (finance or accounting preferred) is required.
  • Minimum 4–6 years of relevant work experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Detailed oriented, strong organization skills and ability to learn quickly while working in a fast–paced dynamic environment.
  • Ability to adjust priorities to meet deadlines
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel PowerPoint. Hyperion, SmartView skills a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellence in both written and verbal communication skills.