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Sodexo Inc. Accountant in Cheektowaga, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo has a new opening for an Accountan t in the Client 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.

  • Maintain company databases as necessary.

  • Support multiple business line activity.

  • Work proactively to prevent problems.

  • Communicate with all levels of the organization

Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Excellent human relations skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Microsoft Office software, including advanced Excel skills

  • Ability to communicate in French (speaking and writing) is preferred

  • 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

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

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.

System ID 86083

Category Finance

Employment Status Full-Time