26 days old


Cheektowaga, NY 14227
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Unit Description

Sodexo's Banking Operations department in the Buffalo Service Center in Cheektowaga, NY has an opening for an Accountant.



  • Perform senior-level banking reconciliations for all Accounts Payable disbursement related bank and liability accounts, through problem identification, research, resolution and all related analysis.
  • Perform timely reconciliation of standard and non-standard corporate bank accounts using Frontier, SAP and third-party vendor applications.
  • Perform daily critical Match Pay process for disbursement accounts to ensure proper cash control and to prevent loss from fraud.
  • Validate integrity of Accounts Payable bank data loaded into SAP on a daily basis and perform batch corrections and manual corrections as needed.
  • Post SAP Journal Entries for bank activity not posted in an automated method.
  • Perform Frontier match pass review for all corporate bank accounts to optimize the automatch rate for each account.
  • Track and ensure correct and timely postings to SAP of corporate bank service fees for US & Canada
  • Provide support to Banking Management for work with internal and external auditors during their review of bank reconciliations.
  • Provide recommendations to Banking Management of end-to-end process improvements for Banking Department processes, including implementation of automated Journal Entries and paper reduction.
  • Ensure complete documentation for all corporate bank account processes.
  • Provide support and coverage to the Banking Reconciliation team as needed
  • Special projects as needed

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business preferred
  • Minimum 3 years related banking and/or accounting experience
  • Experience with reconciliation of bank accounts (preferred)

Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Ability to prioritize, perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities while simultaneously involved in multiple department initiatives
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including monitoring and follow-through
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with all levels of management and outside vendors
  • Demonstrated high degree of proficiency on use of computer applications in the accumulation, evaluation and interpretation of data
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must be a self-starter with high degree of initiative
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities
  • Ability to gain confidence and respect of management and staff through attributes such as professionalism and positive attitude
  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills

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

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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-13

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