Careers & Restaurant Growth Services, LLC

Restaurant Growth Services is dedicated to becoming the premiere diversified food service company committed to exceeding the expectations of our guests and varied customers. We currently operate more than 650 company and franchise restaurants in 43 states under the Village Inn, Bakers Square, O'Charley's and Ninety Nine brands. We also own and operate Legendary Baking, comprised of three bakery facilities which supply our restaurants and other food service and retail customers with a variety of high quality baked goods and "The Best Pie in America".

Restaurant Growth Services goals will be achieved through leveraging the expertise of our highly experienced management team, soliciting investor insight, maximizing the efficiencies of our shared service platform and the strong execution of our strategic initiatives. By taking full advantage of the combined synergies of our operating companies to provide purchasing power and other shared service functions, we are able to enhance profitability and deliver solid returns for our investors in an extremely competitive market place. We accomplish this within the framework of our Vision, Values and Culture guidelines that ensure a positive work environment for our more than 35,000 team members.

We offer a Competitive salary supported with comprehensive health and benefits programs including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance (Provided at no cost to team member)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Time Off - Earn based on policy

Restaurant Growth Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity & E-Verify Employer.

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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The right individual will own a primary role in activities associated with holding company strategic initiatives. This includes working closely with senior leadership to identify and build a pipeline of opportunities to expand concept holdings as well as process re-engineering, brand reporting, and capital deployment assessments. The right individual should expect to interact directly with the CEO and CFO of the organization and provide ad-hoc analysis on new investments and current holdings.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Detailed research on current trends across sectors in the restaurant industry
  • Identify, analyze, and model potential acquisition targets with focus on leveraging or expanding core competencies
  • Provide financial support to integration teams for onboarding of new acquisitions
  • Identify, analyze, and model expected ROI on growth capital deployment for new restaurants, new concepts, remodels / reimages, etc.
  • Recommends and delivers on plans to achieve planned sales and cash flow
  • Provides frequent direction, support, and development to direct reports and FP&A team members

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and accounting/financial software skills
  • Advanced Financial Statement analysis and modeling ability, with experience developing robust 3-statement models appropriate for C-suite level review and scrutiny
  • Excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and ability to work both independently and with teams
  • Extensive experience writing reports/dashboards in COGNOS, Power BI, or other business intelligence software required, with preference given to COGNOS experience

SKILLS & SPECIFICATIONS

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Intellectually curious self-starter that takes full ownership and accountability for assigned responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate financial concepts succinctly to leaders throughout the organization and influence up to maximize financial performance of the organization
  • Ability to simplify complex analysis into actionable information
  • Be an advocate for positive change within the organization and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Be an advocate for automation of concise, actionable reporting on key operational metrics at the concept- and holding-company level
  • Ability to manage multiple high priorities in a fast-paced, performance-driven organization

Required

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and accounting/financial software skills
  • Excellent analytical and Modeling ability, attention to detail and ability to work both independently and with teams
  • Intermediate Accounting skills and ability to read and interpret financial statements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

Preferred:

  • MBA/CPA preferred
  • 7-10 years of related experience within industry or in a Consulting or Mergers & Acquisitions role
  • Strong technical/systems experience desired; experience with SSRS report builder, SQL, COGNOS, Visual Basic, APT Test & Learn, or other statistical/financial software preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • R (Not Applicable): Activity is rarely/not required in this position (0 – 2 hrs/month)
  • O (Occasionally): Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
  • F (Frequently): Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
  • C (Constantly): Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
  • Standing: O                                        
  • Walking: O                                        
  • Sitting: C                                             
  • Handling/Fingering: O                   
  • Reaching Out/Up/Down: O
  • Climbing: R
  • Crawling: R
  • Squatting: R
  • Kneeling: R
  • Bending: O

Lift/Carry:         

  • 10 lbs. or less    
  • 11-20 lbs.           
  • 21-50 lbs.           
  • 51-100 lbs.         
  • Over 100 lbs.     

Push/Pull:

  • 12 lbs. or less
  • 13-25 lbs.
  • 26-40 lbs.
  • 41-100 lbs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, the Team Member must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Provide market research and intelligence for industry trends
  • Respond promptly and concisely to requests for information
  • Provide prompt reporting for period / quarter close activities
  • Anticipate needs for discussion and analysis based on daily and weekly trends 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The FP&A role is a combination of team-work and individual contribution. This is a fast-paced office environment that requires the ability to reprioritize deliverables quickly. The role is flexible with regards to working off-site with the understanding that required deliverables are achieved. 

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