Job Details

Requisition Number 20-0059
Post Date 9/4/2020
Title Finance Manager
City Denver
State CO
Description OVERVIEW:
Phil Romano founded Macaroni Grill on a simple belief. He set out to create a restaurant inspired by his grandfather’s kitchen in upstate New York, where the cuisine was rooted in Italian tradition, but the emphasis was on a place family could gather and have a great time over food made with the finest of ingredients. He focused on the little things and that quality is still engrained in our culture 30 years later. It’s a belief that that every tiny detail enhances our Guests’ experience and separates our restaurants from others.

Late 2018 Romano’s Macaroni Grill acquired Sullivan’s Steakhouse. A 1940’s Chicago-style steakhouse offering the finest Beef; select seafood, lamb and chicken entrees, appetizers, soups, salads, and side dishes (including Sullivan’s renowned au gratin potatoes). Sullivan’s is rooted in the rich tradition of classic steakhouses, but with a lively twist that turns every meal into a night to remember.

We know that without our Guests we do not exist, therefore our team at every level takes immense pride in their part of creating the best Guest experience in the industry. From building our relationships with small vendors we work with, to carefully selecting the ingredients for our meals and maintaining a spotless house for our Guests, we go the extra mile to create memorable connections at the table. Our team lives the beliefs that make us the #1 Italian restaurant chain and neighborhood steakhouse in the nation.

SUMMARY:
The Finance Manager will support Macaroni Grill by providing financial analysis to assist the leadership team in the evaluation and decision making across business units. He or she will be responsible for supporting marketing and operations by building tracking reports, completing ad hoc analysis, and working with IT to implement a new BI tool allowing automated reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Effectively works with the Finance/Accounting teams to guide the strategy, roadmap, projects and prioritized them effectively to allocate resources and focus the function effectively.
• Provide marketing analysis as needed for sales and transaction performance, pricing reviews, and pre/post-test analysis.
• Responsible for weekly marketing promotion performance updates and analysis.
• Partner with the operations team on tracking P&L performance, labor and COGS initiatives, and other operating expenses against prior year and budget.
• Complete data mining for savings opportunities.
• Gather and analyze weekly and monthly P&L data.
• Develop and maintain daily, weekly, and periodic financial reports to provide insight into the business.
• Conduct financial analysis projects and special statistical studies
• Work with the accounting team on period accruals and reconciliations.
• Develop management reporting with Great Plains Management Reporter or SQL reports in Great Plains.
• Assist with the annual planning process and forecast updates as needed
• Prepare Power-point presentations for the’ leadership team as needed.
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
Strong Verbal Communication, Strong Analytical and Listening Skills, Data Entry Skills, People Skills, Attention to Detail, Professionalism, Multi-tasking

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• B.S. degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting or finance
• Restaurant or retail industry experience highly preferred

Romano’s Macaroni Grill® reserves the right to revise or change this job description as the need arises. This job description is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Romano’s Macaroni Grill® is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and developing a high-quality, restaurant operating company by focusing on our key values, our team and our strategic partnerships.
All qualified individuals seeking job opportunities with Romano's Macaroni Grill® will receive consideration for employment and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, the presence of non-job related medical conditions, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal laws.
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