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 Support 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 judgment 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.

  • Set analysis standards and provide guidance to accountants to maintain strong business relationships.

  • Maintain company databases as necessary.

  • Identify & initiate coaching for accountant development. Provide guidance to staff accountants. Coach and monitor results for technical development of others.

  • Foster cooperation toward achieving department and organizational goals.

  • Communicate with all levels of the organization.

  • Canadian support experience preferred

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

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

  • 2-4 years accounting experience

  • Microsoft Office software, including advanced Excel skills

Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills

  • Contract interpretation skills

  • Ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities / accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives

  • Demonstrated analytical ability

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

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

Important Notice: Due to the recent Finance Global Grading process, the title and global grade for this position has been changed to Accountant with a Global Grade of J2. Applicants should take note of this important change which is different than the information that appears on this posting.

Position Summary

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 - Associate's Degree

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

System ID 74119

Category Finance

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time