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Business Manager - Chili's Finance

Coppell, TX
July 20, 2021

Business Manager - Chili's Finance

Dallas TX

What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture and seek every opportunity to make people feel special.  Life is short. Work happy.

At Brinker, we connect, serve and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests and community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.

Brinker International is an equal opportunity employer; we foster an inclusion environment that promotes respect, diversity of thought and success for all.  Job Summary

Job Description

This position will provide medium to complex data insight and financial analysis support on various initiatives.   This will include ad hoc analyses, trend analyses, and reporting related to business results.  A successful candidate will be a subject matter expert in operational business tools and use those tools to coach our restaurant leadership teams.  Analyses produced by this person will be used to make forward-looking decisions affecting sales, profits, team members, and guests.

Your Key Job Functions

  • Provide analysis, tracking, and reporting of trends in key operating areas with established performance benchmarks.
  • Provide key insights from data analysis to ensure all programs effectively support operational initiatives.
  • Utilize APT advanced software to perform benchmarking, test versus control analysis and partner with testing committee to ensure accurate test readouts while providing recommendations based on test results.
  • Maximize reporting efficiencies to enable timely and effective analysis of results.
  • Perform review and analysis of P&L results vs. expectations and identify operational steps necessary to improve sales and increase profitability.
  • Determine feasibility and/or return on existing programs and proposed programs.
  • Proactively search out opportunities for operational improvement through analysis of trends and report to customers in an organized, easily understood format.
  • Act as a key contact for Chili's Team members (Operational and Corporate) with special requests of analysis which will be instrumental in decisions made to improve operational results.
  •  Partner with operations leadership to provide guidance and coaching through key business tools used by restaurant operators.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Knowledge
  • Bachelor's Degree (Finance, Business Analytics, Marketing, or Economics).
  • MBA a plus.
  • 3-5 years related work experience.
  • Restaurant Operations and Business Intelligence experience a plus.
  • Advanced Excel with database mining and knowledge of other MS Office applications required.
  • Ability to create advanced financial models.
  • Characteristics
  • Intellectual curiosity with strong analytical and critical thinking skills.  Must have attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to solve problems and overcome obstacles.
  • Team oriented, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to build relationships effectively.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Motivated self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize projects based on cost/benefit.

Why Brinker

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401(k) with company match and generous dining discounts.  Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) is eligible for annual bonus potential.

Our campus includes an onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs. Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment!  Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations. Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs.

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