Finance Manager

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City : Toronto

Category : Other

Industry : Business Services

Employer : Sodexo

Finance Manager
Toronto, ON

Your Contribution:
Grow your career with a company that shares your passion.  Sodexo Canada is seeking a dynamic team-oriented individual to fill the role of Finance Manager. In support of the Corporate segment finance team, you will be responsible for financial/operations analysis, budgeting, forecasting, KRI reporting and monthly and annual close process for one of our strategic accounts in downtown Toronto.

At Sodexo we care; and serving others is our purpose. This generates an authentic sense of pride for us. Improving the Quality of life for everyone we meet is our North Star. If you want to catch the Sodexo Spirit then we have the position you are searching for.


You will be required to lead the forecast collection, month end close, and financial reporting and analysis processes. In addition, you will be required to prepare monthly performance reporting to our clients. You will develop internal relationships to ensure accuracy, maintenance and delivery of financial reports, statements, and information.  You will contribute to the tactical direction of the financial reporting function and may also participate in projects to enhance internal financial reporting capabilities. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Consolidation of financial results, forecasts and budgets 
  • P&L and balance sheet responsibilities
  • Provide detailed variance analysis and interpretation of trends to budget, prior year and forecast by service line.
  • Ensure financial data is collected in a timely manner and accurately reported
  • Support month end close process and consolidate and track and report results, validate monthly figures and ensure they are accurately reported
  • Client facing and client interaction / presentations aspects of the job. 
  • Effective communication of risks and opportunities



  • Review and analyze financial statements and data, and other appropriate financial information to monitor attainment of financial goals
  • Prepare financial reports for senior management
  • Leading period end accounting close 
  • Conduct and document quantitative analysis of financial data needed in planning, budgeting, cost control, project control, etc.  
  • Monitoring cash flow and AR to improve cash position from DSO and % current perspective
  • Generate special reports and respond to data requests from management
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis (e.g. capital expenditures, cash flow cost/benefit)
  • Processing of financial transactions within our Unit Financial System as needed for our centralized regional processes 


Growth and Development:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance and working towards a CPA, CMA, CGA designation is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of previous finance and/or accounting experience
  • Demonstrates expertise in financial processes, analysis, business planning, forecasting, and solutions driven  
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, (GAAP, IFRS) and regulatory requirements
  • Strong proficiency in managing databases and applications, such as SAP, Hyperion Essbase, and Excel 
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.  Uses discretion and confidentiality, and is meticulous
  • Ability to adapt, work effectively under pressure, and meet established goals and objectives
  • Excellent skills in managing and organizing priorities
  • Works well with little supervision and with the broader team


Value Behaviours:
Analysis and Decision Making
Quality Assurance and Safety
Diversity Awareness
Drive and Dependability
Interpersonal Relations

Who We Are:

Recognized as a strategic partner, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience.  Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 425,000 employees throughout the world.


Our Advantages 
*A wide array of interesting jobs *Nationwide locations *Tremendous growth possibilities *Continuous learning opportunities *Incentive Plans *Rewards & Recognition *Employee Benefits *Flexible Time *Discounts *Committed to People Development *Promoting Individual and Collective Achievements *Diversity and Inclusion *Corporate Citizenship *Hunger Fighting Initiatives *Environmentally Conscious………… To find out more, come visit us at:

Sodexo is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of national origin, race, religion, ethnic group, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, sexual or gender identity, status as a veteran or any other federal, provincial or local protected class.

“We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.”

*Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. *

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