Job Description

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. We continue to operate from a position of strength. Our updated growth strategy is focused on staying ahead of what our customers want and realizing further growth potential. Our relentless ambition is why McDonald’s remains one of the world’s leading corporations after almost 70 years. 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.

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, in which employees spend part of their week connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located 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.

Job Description:

Global Finance Modernization (GF Mod) is a multi-year transformation to enable Global Finance to achieve its vision of being a strategic advisor to the business where Finance is shaping and leading critical strategic initiatives across the enterprise, driving growth, and creating enterprise value. This program focuses on all aspects of Finance, including transformation across our people, processes, operating model, and technology. GF Mod will improve the employee experience and allow Finance to deliver a more seamless and consistent experience to its customers.

Based out of our global headquarters (MHQ) in the West Loop of Chicago, the Manager, Change Management will play a pivotal role in enabling new ways of working, driving the successful implementation of a Finance technology system, and informing process improvements across the Global Finance team. This person will report to the Change Management Lead.

In this role, candidates will be responsible for executing effective change management strategies, plans, and activities. They will help enable the finance processes in adherence with the overall change, communications, and training strategy. This role requires a deep understanding of change management, strong project management skills, and the ability to effectively communicate to employees at all levels and cultures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage change for a high-priority Finance process that will heavily impact employees and McDonald’s restaurants. This change is inclusive of building, planning, executing, and tracking the change plan milestones such as:
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Change impact assessment
    • Organizational readiness analysis
    • Post implementation support & reinforcement
    • Lessons learned
  • Conduct change readiness activities to ensure cross-market collaboration as part of the design phase
  • Develop employees’ and franchise’s understanding and acceptance of impacts on specific job roles, policies, technology impacts, and business practices
  • Provide project management support including planning, tracking of key activities, ensuring timely delivery, and providing regular status reporting to program stakeholders and leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree in change management, human resources or a related field
  • Strong understanding of change management principles with proven, practical application
  • Excellent presentation and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Proven ability to execute on strategy with a ‘roll up your sleeves’ type approach
  • Basic understanding of Finance processes and capabilities is preferred
  • Experience or exposure in driving change activities for finance transformation initiatives is preferred
  • Flexibility to travel as needed to support design & implementation efforts
Additional Information:

McDonald’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our workforce. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. McDonald’s provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as part of the application or hiring process or to perform the essential functions of their job. If you need assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise feel you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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.

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