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Accounting Specialist


Location:
Cheektowaga, NY
Date:
02/23/2018
2018-02-232018-03-24
Job Code:
69896
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Careers Center | Accounting Specialist

Accounting Specialist

Location US-NY-CHEEKTOWAGA
System ID
69896
Category
Finance
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has a new opening for an Accounting Specialist in the Contract Management department at our Financial Services center in Cheektowaga, NY.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Train and guide staff and senior accountants on company policies and procedures, processes and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
  • Provide on-going assessment of financial close adjustment process and make recommendations for improvements related to trends.
  • Coordinate period and monthly close process to include preparation of journal entries, system maintenance, and financial analysis.
  • Lead special projects and significant business issues, as needed.
  • Provide guidance on nonstandard issues as escalated by staff and senior accountants.
  • Interpret contract terms for new and existing business and set up the financial systems accordingly.
  • GAAP and IFRS, Sodexo policies and procedures, and provide objective accounting judgment in the production of accurate and reliable financial reports for Sodexo and its clients.
  • Administer customization of non- standard operating statements, executive summaries and centralized billings.
  • Communicate relevant information and provide accounting guidance to support business decisions.
  • Anticipate and meet changing operational and client reporting needs, working proactively to resolve and prevent issues.
  • Participate and contribute towards the resolution and implementation of company initiatives.
  • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals.
  • Produce ad hoc reports for business operators, division and corporate finance and other functional support departments. 
  • Collaborate with other Operations Accounting departments to ensure understanding of system maintenance and contract requirements.

Position Summary

Positions provides guidance to staff and Sr. Accountants. Support or leads department on cross-functional initiatives. Provides guidance on contract interpretation and escalation issues. Specialist in a specific area of accounting function.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree 

Basic Functional Experience - 1 year


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

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