• Financial Analyst

    Work Location US-NC-CONCORD
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  • It's way more fun to support financials on a healthy business than a struggling one....


    and our family owned company has been generating healthy finances for 5 generations!  But we're not complacent -- we're constantly looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our customers.  That doesn't end with the products and services we bring to restaurants, hospitals, and educational systems. It carries to the way we manage our business transactions in the short-term and our strategy for the long-term.   


    Our Accounting and Finance teams play an important role in keeping Gordon Food Service operating effectively and efficiently.  From strategic work in the development of annual and long-range operating plans to establishing infrastructure that keeps financial transactions flowing efficiently (our employees and vendors like that!), to credit operations that recognize the unique positions of our customers large and small.....we are reliant on this group of professionals and the work they do each week, each month, each quarter. 

    Position Summary:

    This high-profile position evaluates financial reports and conduct financial analysis to promote sound decision-making, as well as increase efficiency and profitability.  Builds and supports standard reports, templates and other tools for the improvement of financial reporting and analysis.  


    Essential Functions:

    • Analyzes data, develops reporting, and provides recommendations for management use, including cost reduction measures, revenue generation ideas and ways to streamline operations or increase customer satisfaction.
    • Development, with other key stakeholders, and deployment of BI / decision support tools and technologies that enhance the depth, breadth, speed and efficiency of the decision support capabilities at Gordon Food Service
    • Prepares periodic reporting to summarize current and projected Divisions financial position
    • Assists in preparation of financial forecasts and budgets
    • Provides financial training and business education to other employees within Divisions
    • Continually reviews the existing reporting capability with stakeholders to develop reporting and metrics that align with and help drive improvements
    • Responsible for the creation of new reporting and ad hoc analysis projects to deliver in-depth actionable insights for strategic planning and budget analysis
    • Provide a basic level of quality assurance in terms of monthly data quality checks
    • Review, maintain, and suggest modifications as appropriate, to the current procedures and processes
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Business, Finance, or Accounting
    • Four to six years previous business analysis experience with an emphasis in an analysis-related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
    • Experience with Anaplan and Microstrategy is preferred


    Find out more about our values, culture, and benefits at gfs.com/careers  

    Be part of it!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.         


    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf


    If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.


    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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