• Accountant

    Location US-NY-CHEEKTOWAGA
    System ID
    77814
    Category
    Finance
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has a new opening for an Accountant in the Contract Management department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY. This is an entry level accountant role and the ideal candidate will have had exposure to basic accounting procedures and concepts. Experience reviewing contractual agreements is also a plus.

     

    Key responsibilities of the position include: 

    • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting preparing balance sheet analysis and reconciliations.  Participate in the support of financial closes.
    • Consistently apply objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.
    • Analyze & resolve assigned general ledger accounts.  Set analysis standards and provide guidance to field Management to resolve general ledger issues.
    • 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.
    • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

    Associates/Bachelors Degree Preferred.

     

    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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