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 706004 - Accountant - CHEEKTOWAGA, New York, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$1000 - 70000
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Accounting
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 706004 / Latpro-3806948 
Date posted: Jul-20-2021
State, Zip: New York, 14206


System ID 706004
Category Finance
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

As a natural problem-solver, you thrive on challenges. You're also an expert at implementing solutions.

Sodexo is seeking an Accountant-with our Accounts Receivable Department out our Financial Service Center. This position is based out of the Cheektowaga, NY office. This position will support the Monday through Friday shift from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (EST).

This position requires advanced competencies at the Mastery level which will strengthen the team to resolve complex AR issues and improve engagement.

We are looking for candidates who will be responsible for:

  • Identify & initiate coaching and training on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
  • Coach and monitor results for technical development of others. Lead projects with guidance.
  • Reviews and approves all Accounts Receivable write-offs & adjustment requests to ensure GAAP, company policy and objective accounting judgment is applied.
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of Accounts Receivable reporting. Investigate and resolve issues.
  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting preparing balance sheet analysis and reconciliations.
  • Consistently apply objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.
  • Analyze & resolve assigned general ledger accounts. Set analysis standards and provide guidance to Accounts Receivable staff to resolve general ledger issues.
  • Gather and analyze accounts receivable data to improve overall effectiveness of the Accounts Receivable control environment, fraud detection and department efficiencies
  • Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs.
  • Identify and implement process improvements or efficiencies.
  • support multiple segment projects

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • detailed oriented, flexible, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities; and
  • excellent organization, communication and project management skills.
  • Accounting/bookkeeping background
  • Ability to analyze & resolve general ledger

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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Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Position Summary

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. Performs routine assignments. Has conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in own discipline typically acquired through a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or Equivalent

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


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