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Compass Group, North America FINANCIAL CONTROLLER in Boise, Idaho

At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.

We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you.

Job Summary

Embark on an exciting career journey with Chartwells Higher Education as a Financial Controller at Boise State University, situated in the vibrant city of Boise, ID. As a pivotal member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in steering the financial success of this prestigious institution.


Dynamic Environment: Be part of a growing and innovative account within the higher education sector, where your contributions make a tangible impact on campus life.

Collaborative Culture: Work alongside a dedicated leadership team and forge strong relationships with stakeholders across the campus community.

Professional Growth: Chartwells Higher Education is committed to fostering your career development, providing opportunities for advancement and continuous learning.


Strategic Financial Management: Oversee all financial operations, ensuring accuracy and compliance with established procedures.

Action-Oriented Analysis: Analyze financial data to drive informed decision-making, identifying areas for improvement and implementing action plans to enhance financial performance.

Robust Reporting: Prepare comprehensive financial reports for both internal stakeholders and external partners, showcasing the financial health and progress of the institution.

Forecasting and Budgeting: Develop forecasts and budgets, meticulously identifying risks and opportunities to optimize financial outcomes.

Operational Excellence: Implement effective cash handling procedures, conduct reconciliations, and maintain inventory and cost control measures.

Leadership and Collaboration: Participate in management meetings, leveraging your financial expertise to support strategic initiatives and build positive relationships with key stakeholders.

Continuous Improvement: Proactively resolve accounting and reconciliation issues, while driving process enhancements and orchestrating special projects to drive operational efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, or equivalent professional experience

  • A minimum of five years’ experience with revenue control, financial reporting and cash handling responsibilities

  • Accounting experience in foodservice or retail industry required, foodservice operations experience a plus

  • Ability to prepare monthly financial statements, key metric reports, budgets, forecasts, cash flow projections and analyses

  • Adept at planning, organizing and controlling complex processes as well as analyzing moderately complex financial information

  • Experience with POS, cash and credit card reports

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled at managing multiple priorities and relationships

  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office with a concentration in Excel

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

If you're a strategic thinker with a passion for financial excellence and a desire to make a meaningful impact in higher education, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey at the Boise State University. Apply now to embark on a rewarding career with Chartwells Higher Education!

Salary Range:$100,000-$105,000

Starting Rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to: location, education, training, and/or experience

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA

Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story (http://www.compass-usa.com/our-story/)

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Chartwells Higher Ed maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance/ AD

  • Disability Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)

  • Associate Shopping Program

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Discount Marketplace

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • Pet Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1304162

Chartwells Higher Education