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Sysco Dir, BT-Finance in West University Place, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

7 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The Director of Finance is primarily focused on applying principles of accounting to prepare company financial records and statements. The Director of Finance is responsible for maintaining the general ledger, analysis of various financial data, reviewing and adjusting(when necessary) financial statements/balance sheets, preparing management financial reports, overseeing the budgeting process and forecasting financial data and other finance-related tasks.


  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements, balance sheets and reports (i.e., that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures. Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.

  • Coordinate and monitor comprehensive audits of internal company operations and controls to ensure regulatory compliance with applicable government laws (i.e., Sarbanes Oxley Act).

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that financial information is secure.

  • Liaise with the Executive Management and Sysco Corporate Finance Department Committee as appropriate.

  • Coordinate and lead monthly financial review meetings with Executive Management and other leadership associates.

  • Oversee and establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget and profit plan in consultation with the Executive Management locally and with Sysco Corporate Finance.

  • Prepare short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance for use with internal management and external parties. Update forecasts monthly internally and into the Sysco forecasting tool (BPC).

  • Provide analysis and narratives for variances to Plan and Prior Year.

  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting.

  • Review, approve and post domestic journal entries to the General Ledger. Review and approval of all vouchers >$5,000 that are non-inventory related.

  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies, etc. Contribute to the development of company strategies across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets, and business drivers.

  • Develop and oversee bonus calculations for all areas of the business and set accrual targets for future bonus payouts.

  • Work on other ad-hoc projects requested by executive management and other leadership positions.

  • Monitor day to day operations of the Finance Department. Direct planning and development of the team and the establishment of goals for their performance.

  • Monitor, evaluate and provide feedback to managers on progress towards goals.

  • Coach and develop management in balancing the delivery of high productivity, quality and customer service.

  • Counsel and direct management on handling employee relations, staffing, disciplinary actions and maintaining a positive work environment.

  • Conduct regular department meetings to foster employee engagement, communicate any changes to company policies and procedures, address employee concerns, foster idea-sharing and suggestions for improvement. Participate in staff selection, performance and compensation evaluations, corrective action and terminations, as necessary. Promote continuous training and development of associates.

  • Lead and facilitate change management in support of organizational goals.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.

  • MBA and CPA preferred.

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of 7-10 years related experience, including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and management experience.

  • +10 yrs. experience, including GAAP and management experience, preferred.


  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to mentor and develop individuals and teams. Able to engage and lead team discussions and meetings. Understands team dynamics and works well within a team structure. Collaborative management style and a strategic team player. Delegates responsibilities effectively. Recognizes and acknowledges the value others bring to the organization.

  • Exhibits a high level of infallible integrity, ethical standards, and accountability.

  • Must be a working manager, capable of operating in a fast-paced environment, able to handle pressure well, be self-motivated and detail-oriented.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and professional interactive skills, as well as strong presentation, negotiation, time management and organizational skills. Able to communicate financial data to non-finance people.

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically and influence business decisions using appropriate, fact-based financial information.

  • Well-developed strategic planning, business, and financial management skills (i.e., pricing, forecasting, budget planning, financial analysis, etc.).

  • A mastery of organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary. Able to manage large, complex projects. Uses time effectively.

  • Demonstrates excellent subject matter knowledge of and experience with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes Oxley Act and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs and/or equivalent products.

  • Ability to work in a disciplined, consistent, timely and objective manner and capable of following established policies, procedures and practices. Complies with local, state and federal regulations.

  • Ability to travel and interact successfully with a geographically diverse team.

  • Proficient use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) – SAP and PeopleSoft experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft and other ERP systems preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical, mental, and environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  • While this position will primarily work in an office environment, this position may require travel to other office locations, staff meetings, company events, training sessions, and client meetings.

  • May be required to utilize personal vehicles for business travel that may result in long periods of sitting. Must maintain a valid driver's license and provide proof of current automobile insurance coverage as set forth by Sysco.

  • If working remote, must have required software to ensure timely communications and have a dedicated workspace free of any distractions and participate in customer or conference calls in a business-friendly environment.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • This position may require evening and weekend work depending on business needs.

  • This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Company and its employees.

  • This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.


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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.