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Unit Controller 2

Job category: Finance

Job ID: 62535


Posted: 30-Apr-2017

Unit Controller 2


Northwestern University Chicago campus is a large private institution located in Chicago, IL on the shore of Lake Michigan.


Our dining focus is on a restaurant experience for our students where they enjoy dining with all of their senses. A high focus on customer service – both internal and external guests, preparing awesome food, driving student engagement through creative programming are primary goals.

We are seeking a financial Unit Controller 2 for our Program at Northwestern University Chicago campus - Downtown. The ideal candidate will have a passion for numbers, training and strong communication skills both written and oral. Previous accounting experience in a contracted business environment at a large volume multi-unit operation is preferred.

The Unit Controller 2 is the lead manager for office operations and financial reporting for the our downtown Chicago Campus and works with, and reports to, the District Financial Manager of Reporting and Analytics. The Unit Controller 2 will oversee all corporate financial reporting and reconciliation for the Chicago campus.

Our team focuses on communication through inclusion and cooperation to find creative approaches to everyday business needs. It is critical that this position has strength in communications both written and oral with the ability to manage through change.


Special assignments will be made throughout the tenure of this position such as, but not limited to: involvement with manager training and financial analysis. The training goal is to expose the Controller to procedures used in operations to establish a control environment in managed areas. Development will consist of exposure to Sodexo financial management, client relations and Sodexo culture.  The ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's degree in accounting, business, finance or a related field.

Basic Functional Experience – 1 year in accounting, finance or a related field.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.