Accountant

Location US-NY-CHEEKTOWAGA
System ID
725310
Category
Finance
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Are you someone who is a good problem solver?

 

Sodexo has a new opening for an Accountant with at least two years of experience in the Contract Management Department at our Financial Shared Services Center located in Cheektowaga, NY which handles the accounting for our North American Operations.  Within the center there are many departments and positions so there’s opportunities for growth & advancement.

 

This role will work a hybrid schedule averaging three days in the office and two days from home plus 10 work from anywhere days- this is on top of vacation, holidays and personal days. 

 

The office offers a modern, collaborative environment with free parking and on-site full-service cafeteria

 

If you are looking for a good work/life balance – we’ve got it.

 

Come be part of the team that handles set up for new & revised contracts for all of our North American Operations

 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Interpret client contractual documents & administer master data and financial terms in SAP.
  • Support new business openings – cost center master data, client operating statements, billing, fiscal close
  • Consistently apply objective accounting knowledge and judgment to contractual agreements and apply company policies as needed.
  • Ensure integrity of assigned balance sheet accounts including preparing reconciliations and analyses.  Communicate with operations and finance to resolve open items.
  • May identify & initiate coaching and training for accountants on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
  • May coach and monitor results for technical development of others.  Lead projects with guidance.
  • Maintain company databases; utilize technical skills at a high level for in-depth global analysis. 
  • Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs. 
  • Identify and implement process improvements or efficiencies.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelors Degree Preferred

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

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Position Summary

Assists in the maintenance of accounting policies and controls, fiscal controls, preparing financial reports and safeguarding the organization's assets. Maintains accounting and financial records and reports, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports. Performs routine assignments. Has conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in own discipline typically acquired through a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or Equivalent

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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