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Accounting Analyst

Cheektowaga, NY 14227
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Unit Description

Are you an Accountant who enjoys training new employees and project work?


Sodexo has a new opening for an Accounting Analyst in the Contract Management department at our Financial Shared Services Center located in Cheektowaga, NY.


The successful candidate will:


  • Interpret client contractual  documents & administer master data and financial terms in SAP.
  • Support new business openings cost center master data, client operating statements, billing, fiscal close
  • Consistently apply objective accounting knowledge and judgment to contractual agreements and apply company policies as needed.
  • Ensure integrity of assigned balance sheet accounts including preparing reconciliations and analyses.  Communicate with operations and finance to resolve open items.
  • Identify & initiate coaching and training for accountants on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
  • Coach and monitor results for technical development of others.  Lead projects with guidance.
  • Maintain company databases; utilize technical skills at a high level for in-depth global analysis. 
  • Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs. 
  • Identify and implement process improvements or efficiencies.

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

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years accounting experience
  • One (1) year Senior Accountant experience
  • Multiple market accounting experience (preferred)
  • Excellent human relations skills. Strong verbal & written communication skills across diverse audiences.
  • Current knowledge and understanding of GAAP, IFRS and the relationships between balance sheet reporting and profit and loss reporting.
  • Contract (legal language) interpretation skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated organization, comprehension skills and analytical ability
  • Ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives
  • PC & related software knowledge.  SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives

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: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21
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