Sodexo has a new opening for an Accounting Analyst/Accountant in the Contract Compliance & Licensing department at our Financial Shared Services Center located in Cheektowaga, NY which handles the accounting for our North American Operations. Within the center there are many departments and positions so there’s opportunities for growth & advancement.
This role will work a hybrid schedule averaging three days in the office and two days from home plus 10 work from anywhere- this is on top of vacation, holidays and personal days.
The office offers a modern, collaborative environment with free parking and on-site full-service cafeteria
If you are looking for a good work/life balance – we’ve got it.
This position uses contract interpretation skills and good accounting judgment to provide timely and accurate reviews of system setups. The position is also responsible for maintaining multiple company contract-related databases and providing support for external auditors.
The successful candidate will:
- Consistently apply objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy
- Identify & initiate coaching and training on company policies, procedures, policies and systems, problem resolution techniques and effective communication.
- Interpret Contract language to ensure proper setup in SAP to produce accurate accounting treatment and billing
- Maintain company databases to support detailed analysis regarding contract attributions, inflation, and risks and rewards
- Assist with providing support for external audit requests.
- Utilize technical skills at a high level for in depth global analysis.
- Work proactively to prevent problems anticipating changing operational and client needs.
- Support the financial close process
- Lead projects with guidance
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
- Associates Degree or equivalent experience
- 2 years of work experience in an accounting position.
- SAP experience is strongly preferred.
- An independent worker is desired.
Has working knowledge and experience in own discipline. 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. Continues to build knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments. Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement – Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Functional Experience – 2 years
We serve to uplift communities, to advocate equity, to ensure inclusion, to be a force for change, We are SodexoMagic. We sustain and empower communities everywhere through healthy food and exceptional services. We stand with our employees and partners to ensure quality of life services that safeguard wellness for all communities to create a just and more equitable future for all people. Through who we are, through what we do, through our legacy, we stand committed to…serving equality for communities.
“We always overdeliver to our customers. We want to make sure we put a smile on their face each and every day. As the leader, I want to empower our team to deliver best in class service.” - MAGIC JOHNSON
SodexoMagic was founded in 2006 between Sodexo and NBA Hall of Famer, Magic Johnson. Mr. Johnson knows what it takes to motivate and create a winning team. With now over 6,500+ employees (72% diverse) serving more than 1,700 sites, we always over deliver to our customers. Industries we serve include Colleges/Universities, K-12, Corporate and Healthcare.
SodexoMagic operates under the following pillars:
We are committed to providing the highest possible quality of food and service to our communities. Our Chief Culinary Advisor, Chef Garvin leads our community of chefs using food to inspire and delivering great recipes that present healthier choices for our clients and customers.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Because we are the communities we serve, it is crucial that we understand the people we interact with daily: their challenges as well as their dreams. Through employment opportunities, community events, and philanthropic endeavors, we are dedicated to those who make us who we are.
We champion programs geared toward mental health and are dedicated to the power of collaboration to spark healthy communities.
We are committed to supporting diversity and inclusion through purchases of goods and services from minority and women -owned businesses. All neighborhoods deserve every opportunity to thrive and grow.