Sodexo Operations LLC Senior Accountant in Cheektowaga, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo has a new opening for a Senior Accountant in the Client Balance Sheet department at our Financial Service Center in Cheektowaga, NY.


  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting preparing balance sheet analysis and reconciliations. Participate in the support of financial closes.

  • Consistently apply GAAP & objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.

  • Analyze & resolve assigned general ledger accounts. Set analysis standards and provide guidance to accountants and field Management to resolve general ledger issues.

  • Coordinate the Fixed Price Deferred Income Contractual End to End process; ensuring contractual documents are updated timely and correctly. Working with the department to regularly enhance the process.

  • Maintain company databases; utilize technical skills at a high level for in depth global analysis. Provide guidance to staff accountants

  • Coordinate activities related to GPO’s/Affiliations, union and non standard labor plans, meal plans, deferred income, other balance sheet and Operations Accounting initiatives.

  • Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs. Identify and implement process improvements or efficiencies.

  • Identify & initiate coaching and training on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.

  • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals. Coach and monitor results for technical development of others. Lead projects with guidance.

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree, Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

  • 1-3 years accounting experience

  • Experience with multiple business lines or external experience (preferred)

Minimum Competencies/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Team building, interpersonal relations and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently to achieve solutions

  • Managing multiple priorities and time management skills

  • Strong technical, accounting skills and detail orientation

  • Stress tolerance and flexibility skills

  • Ability to systematically and thoroughly analyze situations, including decision making

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • PC & related software knowledge

Position Summary

Responsible for moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's in Accounting

Basic Functional Experience - 1 year

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

System ID 64255

Location US-NY-Cheektowaga

Relocation No

Category Finance

Type Full-Time