Sodexo Operations LLC Accountant in Cheektowaga, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has a new opening for an Accountant in the Client Services Accounting department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY.


  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting & prepare client income statements & billings.

  • Apply GAAP & objective accounting judgement to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.

  • Work in a team environment to ensure department deadlines are met.

  • Work proactively to prevent problems, and identify and implement innovative solutions.

  • Maintain strong business relationships by responding to calls and email correspondence in English and French (French is a plus but NOT a requirement)

  • Maintain company databases as necessary.

  • Support multiple business line activity.

  • Work proactively to prevent problems.

  • Communicate with all levels of the organization.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management is highly preferred

  • Microsoft Office software, including advanced Excel skills

Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Excellent human relations skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills

  • Contract interpretation skills

  • Ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities

  • Demonstrated analytical ability

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in French and English (French is a plus but not a requirement)

  • PC & related software knowledge – excel skills and Essbase experience

Position Summary

Performs professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data. May include any or all of the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries; fixed asset or inventory accounting; preparation of trial balance or financial statements; cost accounting; bank account reconciliation.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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

System ID 74157

Category Finance

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time