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Sysco Finance Manager in Des Plaines, Illinois


US1319 European Imports, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 Year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


European Imports Finance Manager

Responsible for managing or performing work across multiple areas of finance, including financial planning and analysis, financial control,accounting, tax, treasury, accounts payable/receivable, and credit and collections. Activities include: • Financial transaction/data entry. •Financial data verification. • Month-end Close Management & Consolidation Reporting. • Compiling/maintaining ad-hoc financial information. • Monthly & Quarterly Management Reporting


  • Oversee month end close process, review of account reconciliations and BPC reporting

  • Determine the key drivers of variances versus plan, prior year and forecast

  • Participate in the oversight of Accounts Payable/Receivable department

  • Agent of change willing to challenge status quo and develop/streamline processes across the organization that impact financials

  • Responsible for performance management and development of finance associates.

  • Assist in preparation key internal monthly financial reports and presentation materials for monthly and quarterly business reviews

  • Play a key role in the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process and monthly forecast process

  • Work with each department to ensure they understand the overall forecast and how the impact of the key initiatives they are responsible for is reflected in the forecast.

  • Astute in ensuring key controls are maintained and operating effectively in the finance department

  • Manages the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.

  • Manages internal audits involving a review of accounting and administrative controls.

  • Coordinates the preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.

  • Identify opportunities to control costs and reduce expenses recommendations to management to improve profitability.

  • Quantify the financial impact of key cost control initiatives.

  • Support the CFO on key business strategic initiatives and adhoc projects



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or Economics required.

  • MBA or Master’s in a business field preferred


  • At least 5 years of financial analyst and/or accounting experience required.

  • Prior managerial experience

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • CPA preferred.

Professional Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Analyze data and draw logical conclusions and recommendations from the data.

  • Ability to lead and direct clerical positions.

  • Proficient computer skills with emphasis on Word and Excel.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


In the coming weeks, you will receive information in the mail confirming your benefits eligibility and the enrollment process. In the meantime, you may visit to learn more.


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.