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Accounting Analyst

Sodexo, Inc.
April 26, 2022

Accounting Analyst

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Sodexo has an opening for an Accounting Analyst with our Convenience Solutions Accounting team which islocated at our Financial Shared Services Center in Buffalo, NY which handles accounting for all of our North American operations. Within the center there are many departments and positions so there's opportunities for growth & advancement.

This role will work a hybrid schedule averaging three days in the office and two days from home plus 10 work from anywhere days- this is on top of vacation, holidays and personal days.

The office offers a modern, collaborative environment with free parking and on-site full-service cafeteria

If you are looking for a good work/life balance - we've got it.

For more information about our Convenience Solutions: Click here

The successful candidate will:

    Ensure compliance with GAAP, IFRS, Sodexo policies and procedures, and client contracts for Micro Markets, Offices Refreshment Services/Pantry, Vending GPO and Vend Management
  • Act as a subject matter expert for all lines of revenue in the department; and ensures timely resolution of issues.
  • Coordinate with Convenience Solutions' Customer Service Team (located in Texas) for all new locations/machines added
  • Oversee the Weekly sales posting process for Vend Management (encompasses 12 SAP transactions & import to Convenience Solutions Dashboard: Consol) to ensure timely financial reporting accuracy.
  • Prepare and review Balance Sheet reconciliations to maintain integrity of Sodexo balance sheet
  • Lead special accounting projects including analysis and testing of new systems
  • Develop process and system improvement specifications.
  • Train and guide accountants and field operators in accounting procedures, processes, system applications and other areas.
  • Make recommendations on staff development needs, workload assignments and priorities.
  • Review that current processes are in line with company policies and recommends changes to policy.
  • Instruct department or team on new systems and develops work/desk procedures
  • Assist with the accounting integration of new Convenience Solutions segment growth

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

  • Demonstrated leadership skills to inspire the team to seek creative solutions and promote broad-based thinking.
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities and customer service orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills; with ability to build and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers and all levels of management.
  • Excellent Computer skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated project leadership capability, through teamwork, with planning and implementing projects
  • Must have high degree of initiative and be a self starter.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work effectively in an environment of continual process improvement and change

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 Sodexo's Benefits.

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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.