US Foods Area Finance Manager in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Manages the Area accounting, payroll, IT and internal control functions in a multi-site environment. Owns internal control compliance for Area. Works closely with Rosemont/Tempe Finance, Functional Area Leaders and Partners with Area Director to provide financial planning, analysis, and oversight in order to achieve Area and company goals.


Functions as partner for Area Finance Director and business support for Area leadership.

Drive Business Results

  1. Lead cross-functional inventory adjustment meetings to maximize earnings

  2. Review Customer Profitability including margin opportunities and incentive deal compliance

  3. Collaborate with Area Director and Sales Management on new incentive/MDA agreement analytics and structure to ensure profitable sales growth

  4. Assist in driving revenue growth and enhancing profitability through Customer rebate review and approval

  5. Resolution of contract pricing questions and cost issues impacting customer pricing

  6. Management and training of CDMR process

  7. Research, track and resolve vendor related issues

Planning & Forecasting

  1. Partner with Area Director in the development and administration of the division's annual budget and Balance of Year (BOY) forecasting:

  2. Independently develop annual budgets for up to four Distribution Centers as assigned by Area Director

  3. Accurately complete weekly Flash and monthly BOY forecasting including cross-functional collaboration on key business drivers

  4. Present plans and forecasts to Area Finance Director and Area Leadership

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  1. Partner with Area Finance Director and Finance Service Center (FSC) to create and deliver timely and accurate financial statements

  2. Prepare internal financial management reports, internal control analyses, operational results flux and trend analyses, customer profitability analysis, and decision support to ensure goals are met

Establishes and Maintains Controls

  1. Ownership of Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) compliance throughout DCs and Area

  2. Provide support to the Area President and other Area staff members as the point of contact for DC/Area accounting and internal control issues

  3. Management of fixed assets records

Leads Area Finance Team Members

  1. Direct oversight of IT Coordinator, Payroll and Accounting Clerks

  2. Dotted line oversight of cashier functions in both hub and non-hub locations

  3. Guide, coach and development of the accounting and IT staff

  4. Coordinate efforts of direct and indirect reports to ensure that daily, monthly and quarterly responsibilities are met

Function as back up for Area Finance Director on limited, as-needed basis

Complete ad hoc projects, analysis and initiatives as requested

Travel as necessary, 10%




EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


Education/Training : BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance required.

Related Experience/Requirements: Must possess minimum of seven years accounting and/or financial analysis experience or five years in public accounting. Industry experience is preferred. Prior experience supervising an accounting, financial analysis or public accounting staff required. Multi-site supervisory experience preferred. Overnight travel may be required to participate in trainings, meetings, or other company events.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Deep knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and SOx. Broad skill set in financial analysis, and financial forecasting required. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact at all levels in the organization. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Ability to prioritize activities in a multi-tasked environment required.

Primary Location: Sioux Falls-SD

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Accounting

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time