Full Job Description
This position provides financial support to the Papa John’s North America Restaurants. This support will occur via modeling, budgeting, and analysis. Innovative and adaptive thinking about processes, procedures and results is required. This position will have a full view of the North America Restaurants P&L and will have exposure to senior leadership within the Operations and overall corporation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports and analysis
Produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and provide related analytics for North America Restaurants.
Support team with special projects and ad hoc requests aimed at better understanding and improving sales and profitability.
Develop new analysis to help drive business performance
Perform financial analysis i.e. profit/loss accounts and actual vs. budget performance
Support North America Restaurants store unit economics, cost and margin analysis
Assist in preparation of annual budgets.
Participate and assist in preparation of monthly forecast
Works with General Accounting on monthly journal entries
Review and follow-up on financial questions from leadership
Provide recommendations on changes in processes to create greater efficiency, drive revenues and/or lower cost.
Special projects as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The below requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
COMPETENCIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions:
Attention to Detail: Follows established guidelines and procedures to ensure accuracy; gets work right despite pressing deadlines; concentrates on routine work details and organizes and maintains a system of records; is alert and aware of surroundings and carefully monitors technical equipment or processes.
Initiative: Takes action proactively; addresses issues or opportunities without supervision; focuses on desired results and accomplishments; demonstrates clear purpose, enthusiasm, and a “can-do” attitude.
Flexibility: Adapts and changes course of action when appropriate; effectively transitions from task to task; deals well with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; maintains objectives amidst shifting priorities.
Commitment to Task: Demonstrates dependability and shows a sense of urgency about getting results; willing to commit the hours it takes to get the job completed; takes responsibility for actions and achieves results; overcomes obstacles.
Critical Thinking: Defines and resolves a situation or problem by analyzing issues involved, weighing options, and evaluating alternatives; maintains objective attitude; approaches situations and problems systematically; uses observation, experience, reflection, and/or reasoning to drive business forward.
Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish business goals and objectives; asks others for their ideas and opinions; supports team’s decisions; contributes to the team’s efforts.
Verbal Communication Skills: Presents ideas, concepts, and information effectively and clearly through the spoken word; actively listens; communicates comfortably with various audiences; responds effectively to questions.
Written Communications Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
Working knowledge of accounting/financial theory and practice.
Demonstrated financial modeling, analytical and research skills.
Proficient PC skills and experience with financial applications – Excel, Word, Power Point and Access
Working knowledge of budgets helpful.
Advanced Excel skills, including the use of functions and the ability to present detailed information in a concise manner
Experience with financial applications (Hyperion Financial Management, Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, Tableau)
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in financial analysis, reporting and/or budgeting at a corporate level preferred.
CPA, CMA, CFM or MBA preferred.
Restaurant Industry experience helpful.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The team member is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, repetitive use (or motion) of arms and hands, bend and stoop, and lift up to 10 pounds.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
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