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Staff Accountant

Job category: Finance

Job ID: 62018


Posted: 30-Apr-2017

Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, has a new opening for a Staff Accountant in the Client Balance Sheet department at our Financial Service Center in Williamsville, NY.



  • Ensure integrity of business line internal financial reporting preparing balance sheet analysis and reconciliations. Participate in the support of financial closes.
  • Consistently apply GAAP & objective accounting judgment to knowledge of contractual agreements & company policy.
  • Analyze & resolve assigned general ledger accounts. Set analysis standards and provide guidance to accountants to resolve general ledger issues.
  • Maintain company databases; utilize technical skills for in depth global analysis.
  • Coordinate activities related to GPO’s/Affiliations, union and non standard labor plans, meal plans, deferred income, other balance sheet and Operations Accounting initiatives.
  • Work proactively to prevent problems understanding changing operational and client needs. Implement identified process improvements or efficiencies.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Associates Degree, Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • Bachelor Degree preferred
  • 0-1 years accounting experience

Minimum Competencies/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Team building, interpersonal relations and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve solutions                  
  • Managing multiple priorities and time management skills
  • Solid technical, accounting skills and detail orientation
  • Stress tolerance and flexibility skills
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • PC & related software knowledge

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's in Accounting

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