Sr. Financial Analyst

    • Atlanta, GA

Overview

The Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for providing support in the critical areas of Financial Planning and Enterprise Analytics for Chick-fil-A Supply. This role will focus on understanding the needs of the business and helping to develop the strategy and financial modeling aligned with its objectives, coordinating with subject matter experts and key stakeholders to create solutions, defining and providing performance goals and metrics, and creating/driving internal processes and systems to ensure appropriate due diligence is applied to business decisions.

About Chick-fil-A Supply

A wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., Chick-fil-A Supply™ is a distribution service provider focused entirely on serving the unique needs of Chick-fil-A restaurants. This position will provide multi-site, financial planning and analysis (FP&A) leadership for our network.

Due to steady, year-over-year sales and volume growth, combined with the complexity in our Restaurants, Chick-fil-A Supply supports current and future Restaurant needs through distribution innovation that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care to those it serves, as well as those it employs.

The Chick-fil-A Supply distribution service network is comprised of three components:

  • Distribution Center - State-of-the-art warehouses that house supply for Chick-fil-A restaurants
  • Upstream Production - Offsite facilities that prepare select ingredients and menu items for Chick-fil-A restaurants
  • Transportation - Growing fleet of delivery vehicles that supply Chick-fil-A restaurants


Responsibilities

  • Manage financial performance of the distribution centers with a focus on stewardship and return on investment
  • Own site P&L's, and ensure integration into parent entity financials in partnership with Shared Services
  • Ensure compliance with all financial and regulatory requirements for each location
  • Partner with parent organization's shared services team to deliver financial support for the entity
  • Manage financial aspects of the business with a focus on financial sustainability of both the entity and the larger enterprise
  • Conduct analyses in support of FP&A for multiple Chick-fil-A Supply distribution centers
  • Assist with enhancements and maintenance of the financial model for our multi-site network
  • Prepare and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial reports, variance analysis, and other supplemental reports
  • Obtain a solid working knowledge of the primary drivers of operations and their impact on financial performance
  • Coordinate financial control self-assessments and self-audits driving corrective actions as appropriate
  • Develop and present financial analyses, reports, and presentations to senior leadership to support decision-making for new investments
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization to solicit feedback on upcoming projects, future budgetary needs, and variance analysis commentary
  • Work with Shared Services team to maintain and update chart of accounts and expense mapping as business needs and reporting evolve
  • Assist with the budgeting, forecasting and planning processes for multiple centers
  • Identify key business trends through benchmarking, KPI tracking and analysis
  • Partner with facility operations to provide analysis in support of major capital investments
  • All other duties as may be assigned at leader's discretion


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, Finance or Business-related field
  • 4+ years relevant business experience
  • Excellent business communication and presentation skills
  • FP&A Experience in a multi-location organization
  • Financial Modeling Experience
  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with ERP Systems


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • MBA


Travel Requirements

10%

Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Masters Degree

Major/Concentration

Finance or Business-related field


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