Location US-NY-Cheektowaga
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Unit Description

Are you someone who has basic accounting knowledge along with excellent customer service skills?


Sodexo has a new opening for an entry level Accountant in the Operations Accounting department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY which handles accounting for all of 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.


The successful candidate will:

  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting & prepare client income statements & billings. 
  • Apply GAAP & objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.
  • Work in a team environment to ensure department deadlines are met.
  • Work pro-actively to prevent problems and identify and implement innovative solutions.
  • Set analysis standards and provide guidance to accountants to maintain strong business relationships.  
  • Maintain company databases as necessary. 
  • Identify & initiate coaching for accountant development. Provide guidance to new accountants. Coach and monitor results for technical development of others.
  • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals.
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization.

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

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management preferred
  • 1-2 years accounting experience
  • Microsoft Office software, including advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills
  • Contract interpretation skills
  • Ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives
  • Demonstrated analytical ability
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • PC & related software knowledge – excel skills and Essbase experience

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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