Compass Group, North America CONTROLLER, ASSOC in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

  • We have an opening for an Associate Controller position.

  • Location: Washington, DC /Note: online applications accepted only./

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Wolfgang Puck Catering is the nation's most celebrated and prominent catering entity. We offer a unique combination of restaurant, catering and special event experience to our guests. Our team of chefs, planners and servers are supreme producers, dedicated to the celebration of life through good food and welcoming hospitality. Working for Wolfgang Puck Catering will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! You will be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do.

Full time associates at Wolfgang Puck are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as an Associate Controller, you are responsible for all financial reporting and analysis for the account. You will manage the POS System and employee payroll. You will be responsible for maintaining client and employee relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains banks and accountability of cash transactions on a daily basis

  • Tracks and maintains monthly P/L and balance sheet activity

  • Reviews general ledger and balance sheet

  • Resolves various accounting/reconciliation issues

  • Assists with monthly, quarterly, annual reports, including monthly and fiscal close, internal and external audit reporting, report preparation and distribution

  • Prepares daily deposits, credit card and cash reports

  • Maintains inventory and cost control procedures

  • Oversees Payroll and Human Resources administration

  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, or equivalent professional experience

  • A minimum of two years of experience with revenue control and cash handling responsibilities

  • Accounting experience in foodservice or retail industry required, foodservice operations experience a plus

  • Ability to prepare monthly financial statements, key metric reports, budgets, forecasts, cash flow projections and analyses

  • Adept at planning, organizing and controlling complex processes as well as analyzing moderately complex financial information

  • Experience with sales analysis and reporting

  • Experience with POS, cash and credit card reports.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled at managing multiple priorities and relationships

  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office with a concentration in Excel

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 181973

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