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Sodexo has a new opening for an Accounting Analyst in the client Balance Sheet department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY. Duties/Responsibilities:- 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 OA-related SAP transactions- Analysis and oversight of OA 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 Director on implementation- Lead and support division initiatives and Company driven process improvements and projects Minimum Education/Experience Required:- Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance or Management strongly preferred- 4-6 years accounting experience, including 1 year Senior Accountant experience (preferred)- 1 year Accounting Specialist experience (preferred) - Experience with 2 Business lines (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
Sodexo has an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Finance Director. The role will serve as the Finance Director with full accounting and finance responsibilities supporting major Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) accounts in the Mid Atlantic to the NORTHEAST US. POSITION SUMMARYThe account Finance Director’s role is to provide contractual and client insight to drive the contract/site performance in accordance with the financial terms of the contract with the support of the Regional CS and transversal finance teams. Whilst providing the conduit to the client for financial issues e.g. overdue debt follow-up, change control, etc.The commercial aspects of the contract are challenging with a rigorous savings plan, but with opportunities for significant growth and expansion of service scope (e.g. Projects) and deployment of additional client sites. The position will provide the opportunity to deliver real value both to the Client and Sodexo whilst ensuring the basics around reporting to the management of Sodexo, and the client, as to the progress of the contract. The Finance Director is specifically responsible for driving the financial and commercial performance of the contract in NORAM alongside the Global Account Director and ensuring risk mitigation plans are in place. Key responsibilities include:- Contributing to the key growth drivers of the account:- To develop and deliver contract training, to ensure all resources understand the contract requirements, levers and process and when to use them and ensure contract compliance to the financial terms;- Supporting the mobilisation of sites, financial ownership for key milestone sign off including baseline validation and solution, working with Mobilization finance manager, account and country teams (including Service Operations) to deliver client requirements and Sodexo Gross Profit;- Implementation of management control system and reporting protocols, to ensure cost controls are in place from day one, including the implementation of Pilot for purchase order control;- Ensure adequate, potentially automated, documentation and speed of execution of change control process, including client budget review whilst ensuring Sodexo financial returns ;- Overseeing all legal and financial aspects of Contract under the MSA, including CPI/KPI performance, margin delivery and communication with the client;- Implementation of innovation (ability to monitor and report) and Strategic accounts best practices; and- Continually demonstrating to the client the true value added by Sodexo in supporting their business needs, for example, but not limited to, savings.- Implementing and driving the financial function across the account and to support the delivery of the overall account objectives – as a minimum Group Investment Committee:- With specific ownership focused on projects and out of scope services – both pricing and pipeline management (to be deployed as part of contract training process);- Supporting the growth of the “Food Services P&L”, by working with Marketing and Operations to adapt retail techniques, such as category management and value pricing.- Ensuring appropriate internal governance, in line with Delegation of Authority and ensuring internal governance is aligned to the contractual governance framework, including ensuring that the Central Account and above site team budgets are managed effectively and efficiently. - Delivering management reporting, in line with Strategic accounts standard practices, with particular focus on:- Tracking initiatives related to savings commitments in line with the contract and other contractual changes;- Operational performance metrics, early warning issues and corrective action plans;- Optimising revenue and profit opportunities across the account; and- Working alongside operational colleagues to ensure ownership across the account and supporting functions. - Deploying with Client and Sodexo financial processes in line with the Global Contract, specifically liaising both with the internal and Client’s contract management teams/individuals- Leading all financial activities on the account with the support of the Corporate Services Finance teams and Regional Transversal teams: internal control, planning, risk management, cash management, providing respective Regional CS CFO with commercial insights and improvement initiatives in line with the contract- Deploying existing Strategic accounts tools – Sodexo Connections – as appropriate to support the deployment of the Contract with the support of Strategic accounts Finance team and leveraging existing Global process toolkits from Service Operations.- Managing relationships with Client stakeholders, with a proactive attendance of client meetings (workshops, regional reviews), negotiating day to day changes/Annual Budgets etc as appropriate.- Supporting business reviews: monthly site/regional reviews, and ad hoc reviews.- Completion of ad-hoc Finance-related studies/ missions/ presentations as requested.- Supervise the performance of Unit Controllers who will be providing field accounting support to multisite locations#LI
Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has a new opening for a Manager, Finance in the Purchasing Support department at our North American headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. The Manager of Finance will be responsible for all financial activities as they relate to booking, accruing and reporting income from volume discounts and allowances for both the Supply Management and Entegra Procurement Services. The position will supervise four Financial Analysts and will interact with all levels of management including the Supply Management Leadership Team, the Supply Managers, the Corporate Finance and the Accounting Control personnel. The position will be located in Gaithersburg with no relocation assistance. Position Preferred Requirements:- Strong attention to accuracy and details.- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or other related field plus 4 to 6 years of related experience- Strong personnel management skills- Strong PC software and systems skills including Intermediate or better knowledge of Excel. SAP experience preferred- Strong analytical skills- Ability to manage multiple priorities- Ability to work with minimal supervision
Sodexo is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to oversee QA and Compliance at our clients’ pharmaceutical manufacturing location in Kalamazoo, MI. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the best worldwide companies with endless options and opportunities for career growth! If you are searching for a new opportunity in the Life Sciences environment, then look no further. Sodexo has an immediate opening in Kalamazoo MI. We are looking for your expertise in ISO-based Quality Management Systems, internal and external auditing, CAPA management, as well as metrics tracking to help ensure compliance within the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. This is a client-facing position. Essential Knowledge:- Solid understanding and practical experience working in a GMP regulated environment is essential.- In depth knowledge and experience working in a pharmaceutical regulated (GxP) environment, and the standards which must be met to assure product quality are a plus.- The candidate must also have a solid background in all aspects of audit management including- Internal and external regulatory auditing- Root cause investigations- Corrective/Preventive Action Management.- The ability to write persuasive and effective reports/communications, which clearly define findings, their root causes, and recommendations regarding change is essential. Must possess strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills:- The ability to systematically gather and analyze information from a variety of sources, identify implications of data, draw appropriate conclusions, develop viable solutions and alternatives, evaluate the consequences and of each alternative, all the while mitigating risk to both the client and Sodexo.- The ability to organize not only documentation and data, but also resources to develop positive outcomes to regulatory challenges.- Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) are required as this role interacts with senior client representatives and senior Sodexo staff. Fluent English plus other relevant major languages is an advantage. Accountabilities:- To provide guidance as the Quality Assurance SME at the client site.- To lead compliance assessments of GxP and non-GxP related services while adhering to schedules, deadlines, and milestones. These services may include:- Distribution logistics- GMP cleaning- Pest control- Instrumentation services- Records services- Technical lab services- 3rd party contract management- Waste disposal - Functioning as the lead investigator to analyze root-causes and determine proper implementation path(s) for corrective actions when GxP deficiencies are discovered.- Manage and develop the quality program at the site as well has have significant impact upon the portfolio level quality program.- Present quality related topics to local client management and Sodexo site and corporate leadership.- Maintain communication with key Sodexo and client personnel.- Provide guidance and assistance to Quality and Compliance staff (Sodexo and client).- Conduct training in GxP and QMS topics, to the wider Sodexo operations team.- Function as a leader, or as an SME for various processes (including change control, risk management, GxP related training, 3rd party vendor management, etc.) in support of compliance to relevant standards.
Sodexo is seeking a Safety and Health Manager for located in Collegeville, PA. Make an Immediate Impact.Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities. Are You the One? Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are an experienced Health and Safety Manager, this may be the opportunity for you! Key Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to: Management of the waste program which includes oversight of the Hazardous Waste Contractor and refuse/recycling program. Involvement in accident/incident investigations and near miss reporting. Perform waste disposal facility audits. Conduct monthly invoice review and track against the annual budget and volume expectations. The job also entails the conduct of EHS audits of Sodexo services on the account which includes contractors hired on our behalf. Involvement in EHS audits by different audit teams within the clients’ staff. Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, energy management, grounds and landscaping, janitorial, mail room operations, shipping and receiving, laboratory services and data center management services. Careers in Corporate:Working for Sodexo at Corporate locations gives you the opportunity to help people perform better by improving their daily life in the workplace – what we call Quality of Life. Quality of Life means an environment of respect for people, for wellness and for greater productivity. Quality of Life means a workplace that creates greater efficiency, satisfaction and productivity. It means a business that understands that the wellness of people has a direct connection to the wellness of the organization’s bottom line. Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee. We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. Apply Now!Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now! Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.
Sodexo has a new opening for a Senior Accountant in the Client Balance Sheet department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY. Duties/Responsibilities:- 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- Coordinate activities related to, union and non-standard labor plans, meal plans, deferred income, other balance sheet and Management Accounting initiatives. - Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs. Identify and implement process improvements or efficiencies.- 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.- Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Minimum Education/Experience Required:- Associates Degree, Accounting, Finance, Business or related field- Bachelor Degree preferred- 2-3 years staff accounting experience - Experience with two (2) functional areas (preferred) Minimum Competencies/Knowledge/Skills Required:- Team building, interpersonal relations and leadership skills - Ability to work independently to achieve solutions - Managing multiple priorities and time management skills- Strong technical, accounting skills and detail orientation- Stress tolerance and flexibility skills- Ability to systematically and thoroughly analyze situations, including decision making - Strong verbal & written communication skills - PC & related software knowledge
Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has an immediate opening for a Senior Accounting Analyst at our office in Cheektowaga, NY. This position will review, analyze, and prepare financial reports and process improvement related to the finance function for North America and Global IS&T Finance Organization. The Senior Accounting Analyst is responsible for maintaining financial reporting and process/procedures and providing management with recommendations for action and/or modifications regarding financial procedures, plans and controls. Duties & Responsibilities:- Financial Reporting & Analysis- Project Capex WIP- Account reconciliation- Fixed Asset Attestation- Budget model testing, and unit budget upload- IT Chargeback Matrix- Intercompany Billing - Incoming & Outgoing- UCA - Works with Application UCA administrator to validate the UCA charges and process quarterly- Ability to work with multiple spreadsheets to ensure proper control of expenditures- Review and payment of vendor invoices (including capitalization and amortization)- Mange external consultant invoicing- Work proactively to prevent problems/issues- Foster cooperation towards achieving department and organizational goals- Communicates with all levels of the organization Technical SkillsMS proficiency required: Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio - Intermediate to advanced level preferredSAP (ECC6), Brio & Essbase / Smart View knowledge preferredStrong verbal & written communication skillsSelf Starter with a high degree of initiative Education and ExperienceBachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance8-10 years of progressive accounting experience is highly preferred
Sodexo has a new opening for a Senior Accounting Assistant in the Financial Shared Services, Banking Reconciliation Department located in Cheektowaga, NY. Duties/Responsibilities:- Maintain timely reconciliations of unit depository banking and change order activity, including High Risk, Concessions and Canadian Remote clients as well as non-standard cashless solutions, using Frontier and SAP.- Perform timely escalation of missing cash receipts to mitigate risk of loss of company assets.- Identify, research, and resolve unit bank deposit problems, change order issues and Accounts Receivable invoice payment issues. - Communicate and research with other BSC departments, field management, Corporate Security, bank personnel, outsourced bank vault personnel and armored car personnel to resolve depository and change order issues, including missing or partial change orders. - Prepare online adjustments or write direct journal entries to maintain unit depository and/or cashless solutions accounts. - Perform Frontier match pass review, including documentation, monitoring, and recommending creation of new passes and modification of existing passes.- Report bank service trends or issues to appropriate field personnel, Corporate Security, Internal Audit and Banking Management - Identify unit depository compliance issues and coach field management regarding correct procedures and company policy.- Provide backup and assist the Banking reconciliation team as needed- Participate in department project initiativesMinimum Education/Experience Required- 2 years Accounting/Business courses (including High School)- Associates Degree in Accounting or Business (preferred)- Experience with computerized accounting or processing systems - Experience with reconciliation of bank accounts preferredMinimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required- Basic accounting skills, including debit/credit journal entries- Sound knowledge of cash handling policies and practices- Excellent verbal and written communication skills- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills- Ability to work independently, as well as in a fast-paced team environment- Managing multiple priorities and time management skills to meet deadlines- Proven research, problem resolution, and analytical skills- Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills - Strong PC & related software knowledge, including Office products - Knowledge of SAP and Frontier (preferred)
Provides a leadership role within a Finance function. Responsible for reviewing and analyzing and preparing financial reports related to the finance function. Analyzes, reviews and implements process improvement. May lead a significant part of a project to enhance the internal and/or external financial reporting capabilities. Develop internal and/or external relationships to ensure maintenance and delivery of financial reports and information. Contributes to the tactical and strategic direction of the financial reporting function.
Sodexo has an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Senior Finance Manager. The role will serve as the Senior Finance Manager with full accounting and finance responsibilities supporting a major Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) account. The contract will be deployed and managed centrally by Sodexo and the client Management Team, as the client's single point of contact. Reporting to Regional Sr Director Finance with a dotted line to the Vice President of Operations, the Senior Finance Manager is a key member of the account team; contributing significantly to delivering the value of this contract to the client and to Sodexo. POSITION SUMMARY The account Senior Finance Manager’s role is to provide contractual and client insight to drive the contract/site performance in accordance with the financial terms of the contract with the support of the Regional CS and transversal finance teams. Whilst providing the conduit to the client for financial issues e.g. overdue debt follow-up, change control etc. The commercial aspects of the contract are challenging with a rigorous savings plan, but with opportunities for significant growth and expansion of service scope e.g. Projects. The position will provide the opportunity to deliver real value both to the client and Sodexo whilst ensuring the basics around reporting to the management of Sodexo to the progress of the contract. The Senior Finance Manager is specifically responsible for driving the financial and commercial performance of the contract alongside the Vice President of Operations and ensuring risk mitigation plans are in place. Key responsibilities include:• Contributing to the key growth drivers of the account:• To develop and deliver contract training, to ensure all resources understand the contract requirements, levers and process and when to use them and ensure contract compliance with the financial terms;• Supporting the mobilization of sites, financial ownership for key milestone sign off including baseline validation and solution, working with the account teams (including Service Operations) to deliver client requirements and Sodexo Gross Profit;• Implementation of management control system and reporting protocols, to ensure cost controls are in place from day one, including the implementation of Pilot for purchase order control;• Ensure adequate, potentially automated, documentation and speed of execution of change control process, including client Budget review whilst ensuring Sodexo financial returns;• Overseeing all legal and financial aspects of Contract under the MSA, including CPI/KPI performance, margin delivery and communication with the client • Implementation of innovation (ability to monitor and report) and Strategic accounts best practices; and• Continually demonstrating to the client, the true value added by Sodexo in supporting their business needs, for example, but not limited to, savings.Implementing and driving the financial function across the account and to support the delivery of the overall account objectives: a. With specific ownership focused on projects and out of scope services – both pricing and pipeline management (to be deployed as part of contract training process); b. Supporting the growth of the food business, by working with Marketing and Operations to adopt retail techniques, such as category management and value pricing.- Ensuring appropriate internal governance, in line with Delegation of Authority and ensuring internal governance is aligned with the contractual governance framework, including ensuring that the budgets are managed effectively and efficiently. Delivering management reporting, in line with Strategic accounts standard practices, with a focus on: 1. Tracking initiatives related to savings commitments in line with the contract and other contractual changes; 2. Operational performance metrics, early warning issues, and corrective action plans; 3. Optimizing revenue and profit opportunities across the account; and 4. Working alongside operational colleagues to ensure ownership of the account and supporting functions. Deploying with Sodexo(corporate/regions//sites) financial processes in line with the Contract, specifically liaising both with the internal Sodexo contract management teams/individuals- Leading all financial activities on the account with the support of the Corporate Services Finance teams and Regional Transversal teams: internal control, planning, risk management, cash management, providing respective Regional CS CFO with commercial insights and improvement initiatives in line with the contract• Deploying existing Strategic accounts tools – Sodexo Connections – as appropriate to support the deployment of the Contract with the support of Strategic Accounts Finance team and leveraging existing process toolkits from Service Operations.• Managing relationships with Sodexo stakeholders, with a proactive attendance of client meetings (workshops, regional reviews), negotiating day to day changes/Annual Budgets etc. as appropriate.• Supporting business reviews: monthly site/regional reviews, and ad hoc reviews.• Completion of ad-hoc Finance-related studies/ missions/ presentations as requested.• Supervise the performance of Unit Controllers who will be providing field accounting support to multisite locations - Educated to a minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance or equivalent standard and the relevant accounting qualification• Proven track record in finance with experience in an international and multicultural environment • Significant financial exposure impacting key P&L and Balance sheet lines, the experience to be a business partner to operations - gravitas and experience to challenge, for example, Project costing, pricing and accounting• Relationship builder both internally and externally, with the ability to influence and negotiate externally• Experience of financial modeling • Process orientation and implementation experience• Hands-on pro-active approach with an ability to work well autonomously• Excellent communication skills (Sodexo finance teams and client finance team) and proven ability to work in a collaborative way• Presentation skills, ability to interact at any level of the organization Other:• A portfolio is 4.5 million sq. ft., 30 Sites in the US.• IFM services – including 14 service lines and the ability to secure additional Project revenues. ***Travel up to 25% will be required within the US, preferably based in around Chicago, IL area. #LI