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McDonald's Accounting Specialist- US FP&A (Other Op) in Chicago, Illinois

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Company Description

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here (https://assets.jibecdn.com/prod/mcdonalds/0.0.204/assets/20210203-Benefits_Onepager.pdf) !

While most of us are working remote during COVID-19, we're excited to get back to our state-of-the-art headquarters in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago! It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University

  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen

  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement!

Job Description

The U.S. Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team currently has an excellent opportunity within the U.S. Finance department. U.S. Finance is comprised of over one hundred financial professionals that oversee all financial activity, accounting transactions and economic policies for McDonald's USA, LLC. The various groups within the department work together to provide in-depth financial reporting for both the Company and its franchisees, preserve the internal control environment, develop financial strategies to complement the real estate portfolio, plan for the various business unit's capital, G&A and operating income goals, provide economic analysis on new business introductions such as menu, equipment, and operating procedures and manage the investment portfolio for assets related to Company owned restaurants.

The U.S. FP&A team specifically provides financial management, planning/budget support, and actionable reporting to Senior Management and multiple U.S. departments. The team interacts closely with the U.S. CFO and U.S. Controller for all U.S. financial results, projections and plan achievement.

Key Responsibilities:

This position provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual to participate in and learn about McDonald’s U.S. business. In this position, you will learn and own the monthly reporting, projection, and planning aspects for Other Operating income. As the Other Operating Income lead for the US business, the candidate will track revenue streams, gains, write-offs, and receive exposure to a wide range of different types of transactions that may occur at McDonald’s.

With this role, about 25% of your time will be dedicated to the U.S. Real Estate Finance Team where you will participate in assessing whether a site or real estate deal may be economically viable for McDonald’s to pursue. This will provide a great opportunity to grow your understanding of the McDonald’s business as a whole.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare the annual Plan and complete regular projections for the U.S. Other Operating Income section of the financial statements

  • Provide critical variance analysis of monthly Other Op results based on actual results

  • Complete monthly analysis on different revenue streams, gains, write-offs and accruals

  • Calibrate with business partners to track and report on potential one-off transactions

  • Perform various monthly, quarterly and annual activities including but not limited to balance sheet reconciliations and financial disclosures for the U.S. Standalone Financial Statements

  • Leverage McDonald’s proprietary financial analysis tool for evaluating real estate development deals

  • Assist with various special projects and ad-hoc requests/reporting as needed

Qualifications

Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. CPA preferred but not required.

  • 1-3 years of experience

  • Public accounting and/or Financial reporting experience is a plus

  • Outstanding analytical abilities, communication, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills and ability to work under tight deadlines

  • Highly organized

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams; takes initiative

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and data management skills

  • Desire and ability to quickly learn other software applications necessary to complete

Additional Information

McDonald’s is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact recruiting.supportteam@us.mcd.com

McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

Requsition ID: REF2460O

McDonald's Corporation and McDonald's USA, LLC (the "Company") are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

McDonald's and its franchisees are taking proactive steps in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the safety in our restaurants across all communities. Our values of quality, service, and cleanliness continue to guide us. We're following direction from the CDC, state, and local governments and adhering to our deep cleaning procedures in every restaurant, every day. We also fully support employees who stay home from work if they are feeling sick. Read more about the ways we are prioritizing health at https://news.mcdonalds.com/news-releases/news-release-details/prioritizing-health-safety-and-community-mcdonalds-shares.

McDonald's and its franchisees are always looking for top candidates and encourage you to apply online. If you have any questions, please first call the restaurant as this will help the restaurant comply with any social distancing guidelines or other compliance obligations. For corporate roles, please proceed to the online application, or if you already applied, contact supportteam@us.mcd.comsupportteam@us.mcd.com. There may be a short delay in response time while we continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19. We sincerely thank you for your continued trust in the Golden Arches.

McDonald's and its franchisees are taking proactive steps in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the safety in our restaurants across all communities. Our values of quality, service, and cleanliness continue to guide us. We're following direction from the CDC, state, and local governments and adhering to our deep cleaning procedures in every restaurant, every day. We also fully support employees who stay home from work if they are feeling sick. Read more about the ways we are prioritizing health at https://news.mcdonalds.com/news-releases/news-release-details/prioritizing-health-safety-and-community-mcdonalds-shares.

McDonald's and its franchisees are always looking for top candidates and encourage you to apply online. If you have any questions, please first call the restaurant as this will help the restaurant comply with any social distancing guidelines or other compliance obligations. For corporate roles, please proceed to the online application, or if you already applied, contact supportteam@us.mcd.comsupportteam@us.mcd.com. There may be a short delay in response time while we continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19. We sincerely thank you for your continued trust in the Golden Arches.

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