I am looking for an experienced Finance Co-ordinator to join our team in Cork on a prestigious client account. You should have experience in a similar role, have a good understanding of Profit & Loss contracts and ideally working towards a professional accountancy qualification.
We offer a great team, a salary up to €42,000, Sodexo employee benefits and excellent development and progression opportunities within the company.
Provide specialist financial and commercial advice to operational management, driving financial performance through commercially sound decision making and analysis.
Support the management team with the on-going complexities of the contract and client SLA.
Involvement in discussions and negotiations with the contract lead, influencing decision makers to achieve the best possible outcome for Sodexo
Work with the operational team to ensure that there is a robust commercial process in place to achieve Sodexo bid, budgets and forecasts.
Agreement of annual budgets and maintaining a robust forecasting process across contracts, identifying issues and opportunities and ensuring that the operations managers have plans in place to address them.
Work with Management to scope, instigate and facilitate the delivery of budget and other targets/ initiatives that will drive financial performance.
Preparation of relevant, timely management information to equip the operators with the information required to make business decisions.
The Ideal Candidate
Ideally you will be working towards a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA).
Proven commercial acumen and negotiation skills gained through experience in dealing with complex contracts.
Strong communicator with the confidence to challenge, influence and support at all levels
Demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and driving financial performance
Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload
Proven ability to scope and deliver projects
Personal innovation and passion.
A keen attention to detail
Experienced Microsoft Excel user
IFM/Soft FM contract experience
Systems experience (SAP)
About The Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.
We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process