Field Finance Manager

  • Minority Executive Search
  • Mar 02, 2020
Full time Finance

Job Description

Location: Walnut Creek, CA Salary 130K to 150K

Job Description

The Field Finance Manager directly supports the Field Office Finance Director and indirectly supports the Leadership Team, the Extended Leadership Team, and Owner Operators through developing critical financial analysis and recommendations consistent with company financial policies and philosophies.


- Drive improvement in franchisee financial health and ownership strategy execution

- Review overall Owner/Operator Financial health, to proactively identify potential issues that may affect financial health and evaluate and/or propose strategies to mitigate risks with the ultimate goal to drive business growth

- Monitor and analyze individual Owner/Operator financial health and provide recommendations for improvements/options

- Coordinate with the appropriate Center of Expertise (COE) the financial component of the Owner/Operator Business review process, review the assessment provided by the COE of the Financial Viability Standard component of the Business Review

- Provide financial perspective to the Franchising Function to support the Franchise Vision

- Coordinate with the COE Sale-By-Operator proposals, review and provide recommendations for approval and determine any down payment required to meet financial screens

- Monitor, report and analyze Franchisees’ financial position and profitability (COAR, SPT, etc.).

- Manage the development/analysis of strategies in support of national programs in partnership with Regional leadership and the Center

- Identify gaps between business trends and regional targets so adjustments and additional tactics can be identified to achieve goals, and prepare financial analysis of proposed gap closing initiatives •Influence Owner/Operators to be aligned with the strategies

- Presentations to Co-Ops, other Owner/Operator meetings, regional management teams Application of Economic policies and partnering initiatives

- Assess reasonableness of Development deals with respect to local market knowledge, affordability, and split of profitability/returns

- Coach and consult with non-financial customers to translate proposed business strategies and tactics into Operating Income / Restaurant Cash Flow, and provide financial support to Regional Strategic Teams.

- Execute all Finance processes assigned to the region, liaise with National Field Finance (NFF) and the Center for various transactions based on the current requirements of the finance processes Maintain strong internal controls and fulfill fiduciary responsibilities

- Adherence to policies including expenses, spending approvals and authorizations

- Accurate reporting


•BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance

•5 to 7+ years of accounting and/or finance experience Preferred Qualifications:

•Highest integrity and ethics

•CPA and/or MBA preferred

•Real estate development and/or franchise experience a plus

•Strong computer and Excel skills;

•Proven ability to impact and influence others

•Strong interpersonal skills to interact with various disciplines and levels

•Experience leading and working well within a team

•Exceptional organizational skills and experience working independently

•Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an effective balance of the detail and big picture

•Excellent communication skills with experience effectively expressing ideas, both verbal and written

•Effective & engaging presenter 

  Please answer the questions listed below and email them back to me with your updated resume to Referrals are welcome!


1. Do you have 5 to 7 Plus Years of Accounting and/or Finance experience? Explain.    2. Are you open to relocation?