Financial Accountant - Supply Chain Finance

July 7 2019
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting technician
Toronto, ON

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at

The Financial Accountant position in the Supply Chain Management department will be responsible for the support of all processes and systems employed in the collection & processing of item purchases and the calculation, reporting & reconciliation of National Volume discounts.

Item Database Management

  • Management of the item file database ensuring timeliness and accuracy of data loads
  • Oversee the accurate coding and linking of new items
  • Work with our distribution group to on-board new distributor item files and to clean up and maintain accurately coded items (supplier, SCC & categories) in support of opportunities analysis
  • Work with our National Purchasing managers and distributors to ensure all programs are reporting at the level of detail required and on a timely basis

Rebate Calculation & Analysis

  • Calculate, analyze and report on National Volume Discounts (NVD) defined and implied in our supplier/distributor contracts
  • Work with our National Purchasing Managers to correctly interpret and execute on our contract financials
  • Prepare analytics for the identification of opportunities to enhance and expand current supplier NVD programs and relationships

Systems, Process Improvement & Training

  • Work with our staff and systems department to identify, plan, test and rollout changes to our in-house contract & item database (Vtrak)
  • Elevate the finance support function through the identification and implementation of process and system efficiencies
  • Train and mentor staff on processes and procedures (no direct reports)
  • University Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Financial and/or process management experience with strong analytical abilities
  • Strong PC skills including advanced Excel & PowerPoint (Microsoft Access would be an asset)
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience in a related role
  • Professional accounting designation (or finalist) preferred (CA, CMA, CGA or CPA)
  • Good knowledge of retail or foods service products and categories, with CPG industry experience highly desirable
  • Previous experience with National Volume Discount (NVD) is an asset
  • Confident, organized self starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Must be detail oriented with ability to multi task, exercise good judgment and fully participate in the elevation and success of the purchasing department

Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.


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