• Accounting Analyst

    Location US-NY-Cheektowaga
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has a new opening for an Accounting Analyst in the Client Balance Sheet department at our Finance Shared Service Center in Cheektowaga, NY.                        




    • Coordinate and control team daily workload and priorities
    • Train accountants in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas as required
    • Provide daily guidance to team and field in decision making  
    • Analyze departmental systems and procedures and make recommendations for improvements
    • Subject matter expert in training MA-related SAP transactions
    • Analysis and oversight of Client Balance Sheet Accounts
    • Prepare variance analysis, trending and reporting as required                      
    • Review team account reconciliations and balance sheet analysis                            
    • Assess staff development, develop plans working with Manager on implementation
    • Lead and support segment initiatives and Company driven process improvements and projects


    Minimum Education/Experience Required:


    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Management, Accounting or Finance preferred
    • 4-6 years experience highly preferred
    • Experience with 2 Functional Areas, multiple responsibilities (preferred)    


    Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:


    • Strong technical and analytical skills            
    • Must be well organized and utilize effective time management                                          
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Ability to lead in a team environment                                        
    • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office applications and SAP, Hyperion Essbase/Analyzer        
    • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, adapt to and drive change
    • Ability to interpret and apply contractual agreements
    • Must be able to meet strict deadlines, keeping Director informed of team progress
    • Willing to put in necessary time to complete responsibilities
    • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
    • Ability to engage and motivate team to accomplish goals and initiatives

    Position Summary

    Has working knowledge and experience in own discipline.  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.  Continues to build knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments. Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

    Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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


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