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McDonald's Manager, National Field Finance in Chicago, Illinois

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Company Description

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here (https://assets.jibecdn.com/prod/mcdonalds/0.0.204/assets/20210203-Benefits_Onepager.pdf) !

While most of us are working remote during COVID-19, we're excited to get back to our state-of-the-art headquarters in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago! It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University

  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen

  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement!

Job Description

About the Department

US Finance is comprised of over one hundred financial professionals who handle all financial activity, accounting transactions, economic policy, reporting, planning, and analysis for McDonald's USA, LLC. The various groups within the department work together to provide in-depth financial reporting for both the Company and its franchisees. The group will further preserve the internal control environment, develop financial strategies to complement the real estate portfolio, and plan for the various business unit's capital, G&A and operating income goals. The group provides economic analysis on new business introductions such as menu, equipment, and operating procedures, analyzes the overall QSR environment including McDonald’s impact amongst its competitors and manage the investment portfolio for McOpCo.

About the Opportunity

Within US Finance, the National Field Finance (NFF) team is a valued business partner with Field Offices, Zones and the US Controller Group (USCG). NFF’s role includes encouraging an environment for the 10 Field Offices to share standard methodologies, identify systemic solutions, and seek efficiencies. The team performs centralized Field Finance functions including Franchisee financial health monitoring, restaurant sales analysis, real estate development support, and financial analysis for franchisee business reviews.

Key Responsibilities

This position provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual to be an integral part of a winning team and collaborate with departments within USCG, as well as, across the McDonald’s U.S. business. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and Lead up to two finance professionals who provide full financial and analytical support for assigned Field Offices

  • Support and manage all NFF identified policies and procedures including: Franchisee Business Reviews, Restaurant Valuations, Restaurant Sale Transactions

  • Support the financial components of the franchise rewrites process and other Ad Hoc support/requests

  • Be a Subject Matter Expert on McDonald’s Economic Financial Rules, Regulations, and Procedures

  • Collaborate with other Departments (Franchising, Treasury, Legal, Restaurant Development, Franchise Business Partners within Restaurant Operations, etc.) and work with the Field Office to resolve extraordinary issues

  • Coach, Train, and Mentor NFF Supervisors and Specialists on all process and procedures sharing a common accountability for the team to establish broad base knowledge of all aspects of partner's Financial Health

Key Customers and Partners

US Field Office Finance Teams, US Controller Group, Global Business Services, US Development and Asset Management Teams, US Franchising, and Franchise Practice Group

Qualifications

Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required in Accounting/Finance (CPA and/or MBA preferred)

  • 6+ years of meaningful accounting and/or finance experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills to get along with various disciplines and levels

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an effective balance of the detail and big picture

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and can express ideas effectively

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing priorities

  • Operates effectively in a team environment with remote workers

  • Ability to lead through people and desire to develop people

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite of Products including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Additional Information

McDonald’s is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact recruiting.supportteam@us.mcd.com

McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

Requsition ID: REF2655Z

McDonald's Corporation and McDonald's USA, LLC (the "Company") are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

McDonald's and its franchisees are taking proactive steps in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the safety in our restaurants across all communities. Our values of quality, service, and cleanliness continue to guide us. We're following direction from the CDC, state, and local governments and adhering to our deep cleaning procedures in every restaurant, every day. We also fully support employees who stay home from work if they are feeling sick. Read more about the ways we are prioritizing health at https://news.mcdonalds.com/news-releases/news-release-details/prioritizing-health-safety-and-community-mcdonalds-shares.

McDonald's and its franchisees are always looking for top candidates and encourage you to apply online. If you have any questions, please first call the restaurant as this will help the restaurant comply with any social distancing guidelines or other compliance obligations. For corporate roles, please proceed to the online application, or if you already applied, contact supportteam@us.mcd.comsupportteam@us.mcd.com. There may be a short delay in response time while we continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19. We sincerely thank you for your continued trust in the Golden Arches.

McDonald's and its franchisees are taking proactive steps in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the safety in our restaurants across all communities. Our values of quality, service, and cleanliness continue to guide us. We're following direction from the CDC, state, and local governments and adhering to our deep cleaning procedures in every restaurant, every day. We also fully support employees who stay home from work if they are feeling sick. Read more about the ways we are prioritizing health at https://news.mcdonalds.com/news-releases/news-release-details/prioritizing-health-safety-and-community-mcdonalds-shares.

McDonald's and its franchisees are always looking for top candidates and encourage you to apply online. If you have any questions, please first call the restaurant as this will help the restaurant comply with any social distancing guidelines or other compliance obligations. For corporate roles, please proceed to the online application, or if you already applied, contact supportteam@us.mcd.comsupportteam@us.mcd.com. There may be a short delay in response time while we continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19. We sincerely thank you for your continued trust in the Golden Arches.

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