• Accountant

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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has a new opening for an Accountant in the Contract Management department at our office in Cheektowaga, NY.


    Competencies at a proficient level are required of this position and will be reflected in the compensation level for the successful candidate


    Key responsibilities of the position include: 

    • Identify & initiate coaching and training on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
    • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals.  Coach and monitor results for technical development of others.  Lead projects with guidance.
    • 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 accountants and field Management to resolve general ledger issues.
    • Maintain company databases; utilize technical skills at a high level for in depth global analysis.  Provide guidance to staff accountants
    • 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 Degree or 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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