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Expense Analyst

Columbus, Ohio 500 Neil Ave, 43215
Expense Analyst (22018123)



The Expense Analyst is responsible for the reporting, analyzing, and managing of the purchase card and out of pocket expense programs.  This person interacts daily with employees at all levels to ensure compliance with governmental law and company policies and to identify cost saving opportunities.



In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and prepares monthly management reporting and analysis of corporate purchase card and out of pocket employee expense
  • Detects and reports expense and compliance trends
  • Uses data analysis to control cost and improve compliance
  • Strong knowledge of company guidelines and government policies, which ensures the Company remains compliant with internal and external controls
  • Ensures compliance with IRS expense requirements including adequate business purpose and appropriate receipts
  • Reviews and recommends purchase card and expense policy updates to improve efficiency, service and compliance
  • Ensures cardholders and approvers complete monthly responsibilities timely and accurately; escalates and resolves issues effectively
  • Ensure all personal expenses are reimbursed timely and is not repetitive
  • Performs audit of officer expenses and coordinates with tax team on taxability reporting
  • Provides excellent level of training and customer service
  • Identifies and reports employee perkable expenses to the payroll tax department timely
  • Audits expense reports based upon company policies; able to take corrective action independently
  • Performs the full day-to-day administrative functions as needed
  • Performs various month end duties, and additional duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, you’ll need to be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred, or an equivalent in education and experience
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be detail oriented with strong follow through
  • Excellent PC skills including excel (pivots and vlookups skills required)
  • Must be able to work independently and also in collaborative team environment that fosters new ideas, efficiency and cost savings
  • Strong ability to manage deadlines, deliverables, multiple priorities and proactive follow up with customers
  • Strong project management skills for audits, program updates and department initiatives
  • Proven ability to prepare and present analysis and management reports
  • 1-3 years related experience


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle had over 3,000 restaurants as of March 31, 2022, in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.



Food served fast doesn’t have to be a typical fast food experience. Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We're changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you'll join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.



Primary Location: Ohio - Columbus - 8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)

Work Location:
8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)
500 Neil Ave
Columbus 43215

Job Accounting and Finance Job Posting Jun. 10, 2022 Job Number 22018123

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