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Finance Manager (M/F)


02.12.2021 | Porto | Referência: 2023515


Finance Manager (M/F)


Sodexo was founded by Pierre Bellon in 1966 in Marseilles, France and is today the world leader in Quality of Life Services. The company operates in 80 countries with 427,000 employees who share the same passion for service being the 19th largest employer worldwide. Sodexo is currently implementing a Shared Services Center in Porto that will support several countries across Europe with the processes of Record to Report, Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Master Data, Training & Continuous Improvement, among others. This is a fast-paced multinational environment with a permanent growth and a lot of challenges, giving you the opportunity to join one of the world’s top rated companies.

The Finance Manager is a key member of the Global Account team and he/she contributes to deliver significant value by supporting both organizations, Sodexo and the client. 

Your new role:

  • Manage the reporting: o Internal: P&L (Actual – Forecast), cash, HSE

  • Support business reviews: monthly regional reviews, business reviews with Group, and ad hoc reviews

  • Provide qualitative analysis on budget, actual and forecast for key countries/sites; follow-up on action plans to improve performance and Savings plan for the Clients

  • Work with Sodexo Connections team to develop and implement tools and processes

  • Participate to the initiatives to standardize internal reporting format and processes, ensuring consistency

  • Develop relationships with clients’ stakeholders and attend client’s meetings as required

  • Support Sodexo operational stakeholders to deal with financial issues and outputs for the clients’ budgets in relation with the contract

  • Collaborate with the Finance Directors on all financial activities in relation with the Corporate Finance teams: Internal control, planning, risk management, and cash management

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Management or similar

  • Proven track record in finance with 3 years' experience, ideally in an international environment

  • Commercial exposure as Business Partner to Operational & Finance teams, positively impacting the P&L

  • Experience of financial modelling and process orientation

  • Outstanding communication skills and presentation skills, ability to interact at any level of the organization

  • Fluent English