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Accounting Analyst

Ramsey, NJ 07446
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Unit Description

Sodexo Government Services is seeking an Accounting Analyst to support facility maintenance operations at 27 New York Transit Authority travel service plazas. The Accounting Analyst will report directly to the Finance Director within the Government segment, and office with the operations team in Ramsey, NJ, with dotted line reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities.


We are looking for candidates who can:

  • management of all unit finances including but not limited to direct Client interface for spreadsheets, databases, SAP,  Essbase/SmartView, Evision and UFS and overall invoice processing and payments;
  • provide financial and analytical support for sales, operations and field finance to assist in financial decision-making process;
  • ensure that the proposal, contract and invoicing for new business is consistent with the costing assumptions;
  • produce weekly flash reporting process detailing the contracts performance;
  • perform the weekly/monthly/quarterly/year-end close process to ensure accuracy and integrity of results at the unit level;
  • supports the periodic closing and analysis by working with the finance team to ensure that regional and global activities are properly accounted for in the period and adequately explained;
  • supports and develops the budgeting and forecasting activities including population and loading of budget models;
  • responsible for developing, preparing and analyzing financial client reports needed for month end close, planning, budgeting, cost control, invoicing etc; and/or
  • ability to read and interpret contracts to ensure compliance.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have strong knowledge of accounting policies and procedures, familiarity with accounting processes of a large company, strong analytical skills and advanced proficiency in finance related computer applications;
  • have the ability to apply GAAP and IFRS, internal policies and procedures, and provide objective accounting judgment in the production of accurate and reliable financial reports for Sodexo and its clients;
  • support customization of non-standard operating statements, executive summaries and centralized billings;
  • have the ability to develop working relationships with field operators and the ability to interpret, analyze and explain financial information this includes understanding financial data and accurately interpreting financial statements and reports, identifying the key factors;
  • affecting the financial performance of the division using financial data to accurately diagnose business realities, identifying key issues and developing strategies and plans;
  • professionalism, initiative, manage multiple tasks, and strong analytical skills;
  • excellent organizational, presentation, and communication skills, and an ability to respect deadlines;
  • have ability to self-direct, with minimal supervision; and/or
  • preferably have a 4-year Accounting Degree (minimally, a 2-year degree is required)

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


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 career growth opportunities.Make an Immediate Impact.Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites 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, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

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 or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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

Posted: 2021-03-25 Expires: 2021-05-17
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