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Dunkin' Manager - Financial Management in Canton, Massachusetts

The Manager supporting the Baskin-Robbins U.S. Franchise segment will own P&L management and will empower data-driven strategic decision making by creating, budgeting/forecasting, analyzing, reporting, and communicating financial information into actionable insights for the brand leadership team. In this position, the Manager provides overall financial management leadership to the Baskin-Robbins U.S. team by overseeing the financial modeling and analyses to track, forecast and report sales/revenue, ultimately ensuring accurate reporting to Baskin-Robbins Leadership and franchisees; own processes, work independently and contribute to overall team success; support various groups within the organization including, but not limited to Operations field team, Supply Chain, Development, and Marketing. The position requires direct support to specific field market regions in reporting financials and key metrics and in-depth analyses to help drive business change and results. The individual will be the key business partner of the field teams and be responsible for consulting risk and opportunities to drive the best business decisions.


  • Responsible for managing and developing the Baskin-Robbins Franchise P&L to a new construct which entails budgeting, driving change, new reporting capabilities both internally and externally.

  • Own all reporting of monthly financials including analyzing month-end results, variance analysis, prepare monthly reporting deck to effectively communication business results, trends, risk and opportunities to brand leadership team.

  • Be the lead financial contact for the Baskin-Robbins Field Operations and Development Team and provide regular support and analysis including Regional Scorecards, Local Sales analysis, and other Ad-hoc financial support as necessary.

  • Provide in-depth analytical support that helps maintain and improve store and franchisee profitability including impact analysis of fixed and variable costs, product mix, store-level unit economics, new store openings expectations, etc.

  • Influence and streamline processes and educate cross functional partners on financial ramifications at all levels of operational execution is critical to the success of this role.

  • Independently research and act upon information, while identifying areas for efficiency and implementing financial planning best practices

  • Work to locate and improve operational efficiencies within current processes to enhance team overall group effectiveness

  • Manage and coach a team (Senior Financial Analyst as well as cross functional team members)

  • Perform daily ad hoc analyses and other duties as assigned

Project Accountabilities:

Project Team Member

Participate in the initiation and planning phases by gathering project data and requirements and providing input on project activities and timing. Develop models and help build systematic programs/reporting to support the program. Help identify and resolve project–related risks and issues. Participate in the evaluation of the project by giving input for post-project evaluations and lessons learned.

Connectivity and Key Interfaces:

  • Individual must interact and maintain relationships throughout entire Inspire Brands organization. Individual must also be results driven with the ability to perform successfully in ambiguous situations, or with incomplete information. The ability to compile sound business recommendations with limited information will be required at times. Ability to influence processes and educate cross functional partners on financial ramifications at all levels of operational execution is critical to the success of this role.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, or related field. MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive finance experience and relevant work experience in Corporate Finance. 1-3 years of managerial experience

  • Ability to effectively multi-task projects with competing priorities; make decisions under pressure and work under tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively mine data and draw relevant results on business performance coupled with the ability to provide sound recommendations for improvement.

  • Self-starter with ability to anticipate issues and proactively provide creative solutions

  • Knowledge of P&L and Balance Sheet relationship & management. Advanced Knowledge in Finance and Accounting concepts (i.e., GAAP)

  • Advanced MS-Office skills, specifically with respect to Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Advanced Data Modeling, Analytics, and Visualization Tools

  • Proficient understanding and application of cash flow analysis tools and methodologies (NPV/ ROI / Breakeven, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of Hyperion Essbase / Smartview, Oracle Applications, including Business Intelligence (BI) a strong plus

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.