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Unit Controller - Children's National Medical Center

Washington Dc, DC

  • Corporate & Field Support

  • Salaried

Job Description

Aramark Healthcare+ is seeking a Unit Controller at Children's National Hospital in Washington D.C. 

As the Unit Controller you will support the objectives of the accounting department while assisting operating departments with forecasting, budget, labor and inventory controls, analysis, auditing as well as operational responsibilities for the units you are supporting.

BENEFITS: Aramark offers a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services including medical, dental, vision, and work/life resources to our benefits-eligible Aramark employees. Additional benefits may include retirement savings plans like 401(k) and paid days off such as parental leave and disability coverage. Hourly eligible benefits vary by location and are subject to any legal requirements or limitations, employee eligibility status, and where the employee lives and/or works. ​

COMPENSATION: The hourly rate or salary range for this position ranges from $70,000 to $85,000, depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if applicable to the position). This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting. ​

If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and Aramark reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time AND FOR ANY REASON, including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO for reasons related to individual performance, Aramark or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain control over the General Ledger and all Journals, Registers, and subsidiary detail and the reconciling of such to the G/L.
  • Produce timely, accurate, and meaningful monthly and annual financial reports, including actual/budget/prior period comparisons.
  • Support financial objectives and goals for the operations leveraging the Aramark systems and tools available to analyze the business operation.
  • Coordinate with operational leadership daily/weekly flash reporting as necessary and agreed upon, including oversight on daily banking activity.
  • Ad/Hoc financial analysis to support Operational leadership in understanding key areas of opportunity in the business.
  • Review monthly operational financial reports and assist in preparation of any client facing financial reporting, including reconciliation of client invoices and statements, and any supporting documentation.
  • Review, reconcile and audit payroll activity.
  • Optimize relationships with fellow managers, financial institutions, outside accountants, and other professional business partners.
  • Train and motivate staff in financial controls, policies and procedures.
  • Promote and maintain a safe work environment and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in financial controls audits to ensure proper Company procedures are being followed.
  • Assist in oversight of Account Payables and Account Receivables
  • Assist in internal annual audits for sight locations


Note: Due to the nature of the business additional duties may be assigned from time to time.


Technical Knowledge and key attributes:

  • 2 to 3 year minimum experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Hospitality Management or related subject preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to manage competing priorities
  • Proven experience in supplier payments and supplier invoice processing essential
  • ERP experience
  • Proven experience in supplier reconciliations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and preferably PowerPoint including advanced Excel skills.
  • Contract experience an advantage but not crucial
  • Will be able to demonstrate good planning and organizational skills


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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