Sodexo Operations LLC Senior Accountant in Cheektowaga, New York
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
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