6 hours

Accounting Analyst

Cheektowaga, NY
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Accounting Analyst
  • Accounting Analyst

    Location US-NY-Cheektowaga
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has a new opening for an Accounting Analyst in the client Balance Sheet department at our Financial Services Center in Cheektowaga, NY.



    • Coordinate and control team daily workload and priorities
    • Train accountants in contract interpretation, accounting procedures, system applications, and other areas as required
    • Provide daily guidance to team and field in decision making  
    • Analyze departmental systems and procedures and make recommendations for improvements
    • Subject matter expert in training OA-related SAP transactions
    • Analysis and oversight of OA Client Balance Sheet Accounts
    • Prepare variance analysis, trending and reporting as required                      
    • Review team account reconciliations and balance sheet analysis                            
    • Assess staff development, develop plans working with Director on implementation
    • Lead and support division initiatives and Company driven process improvements and projects


    Minimum Education/Experience Required:

    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance or Management strongly preferred
    • 4-6 years accounting experience, including 1 year Senior Accountant experience (preferred)
    • 1 year Accounting Specialist experience (preferred)
    • Experience with 2 Business lines (preferred)    


    Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

    • Strong technical and analytical skills            
    • Must be well organized and utilize effective time management                                          
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Ability to lead in a team environment                                        
    • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office applications and SAP, Hyperion Essbase/Analyzer        
    • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, adapt to and drive change
    • Ability to interpret and contractual agreements
    • Must be able to meet strict deadlines, keeping Director informed of team progress
    • Willing to put in necessary time to complete responsibilities
    • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
    • Ability to engage and motivate team to accomplish goals and initiatives

    Position Summary

    Mid-level professional characterized by a working knowledge of the organization's existing systems and the ability to handle most standard issues independently. Generally leads a team of accountants.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

    Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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




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