1+ months

Accounting Analyst

Cheektowaga, NY 14227
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Unit Description

As a natural problem-solver, you thrive on challenges. Youre also an expert at implementing solutions.


Sodexo is seeking an Accounting Analyst/Accountant for the Banking Operations department of its Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY.  Come be part of a team that handles accounting for all our North Amercian Operations.


The successful candidate will:

  • Perform complex reconciliations for all Payroll related Bank and liability accounts, including ADP Payroll accounts, through problem identification, research, resolution and all related analysis.
  • Perform daily critical Match Pay process for disbursement accounts to ensure proper cash control and to prevent loss from fraud.
  • Validate integrity of data loaded into Frontier daily using ADP and Frontier reports
  • Extensive use and manipulation of large electronic data files gathered from EDW, Frontier, bank websites and other sources into Excel and other software.
  • Identify incomplete or inaccurate time sensitive data on daily positive pay files and work with ADP, banks and Sodexo IT to resolve.
  • Work with ADP, Payroll Operations and Payroll Tax on resolution of all identified issues, including the Non-Check positive pay and general ledger postings
  • Provide required support to Sodexo personnel involved in the Unclaimed Pay and Escheatment process
  • Provide support to Banking Management for work with internal and external auditors during their review of bank reconciliations.
  • Perform daily and period reconciliations of corporate level bank accounts, including problem identification, research, resolution and all related analysis.
  • Ensure complete documentation for all corporate bank account processes.
  • Provide recommendations to Banking Management of end-to-end process improvements for Banking processes
  • Special projects as needed

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years accounting experience
  • Experience with reconciliation of bank accounts preferred
  • Experience with EDW preferred
  • 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 atitude
  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills
  • Willing to put in necessary time to complete tasks

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexos Benefits.Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Finance positions in a variety of markets, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Finance jobs.Working for Sodexo:Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. The diversity of Sodexos client services means that your financial career can grow in a variety of directions. Whether you want to support corporate finances or support unit-level financials, you can build your career based on your interests in the varied services Sodexo offers its clients.

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: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-21
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