8 days old

Manager, Accounting

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Unit Description

As a natural problem-solver, you thrive on challenges. Youre also an expert at implementing solutions.


Sodexo has a new opening for an Accounting Manager  with primary focus on contractual risk & rewards analysis, analyses of various contractual terms, and supporting the BIGS team and Segment Finance specifically for reporting out on Contract Management and Operational Excellence activities. This position will be located in Cheektowaga (Buffalo), NY.


Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide analyses and insights surrounding contract risks and rewards, contract management and operational excellence activities, and other client contract terms as needed
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to Region CFO, Segment Finance Leaders and others
  • Interpret client contracts and review financial statements to validate findings and assertations made by BIGS, Segment Finance and Operations. Review and submit CMOE reporting for the NorAM region to Group.
  • Actively engage with BIGS, Segment Finance, Operations, Tax, Law, Accounting and other departments as needed to:
    • understand existing environments and processes;
    • validate data and findings;
    • test and report findings for technical system enhancements and new solutions
    • identify and implement solutions to encountered issues
  • Research and resolve specific accounting and billing issues identified throughout these processes

Key competencies and expectations of the individual include:


Problem Solver/Analysis & Decision-Making Ability

Systematically gather and analyze information from a variety of sources

Seek root causes and draw appropriate conclusions

Challenge assumptions, processes, and systems

Recommend and implement solutions


Drive and Initiative

Commit to and take action

Set and meet deadlines


Project Team Skills

Engage in complex projects that have significant organizational and financial impact

Assist with implementing best business practices that are in alignment with project initiatives


Business Partner & Trusted Advisor

Provide insight and recommendations

Present self as a credible subject matter expert


Technical Skills

Accounting, accounting systems and workflows with emphasis on client contracts

Develop, test and document proposed solutions

MS Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, Access


Education and Experience

Demonstrated ability to accurately interpret client contracts

Thorough understanding of SAP, SCAS, client billing scenarios and various financial statements

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent work experience

4-6 years of progressive accounting experience


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits  Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer positions that support a variety of career goals working in diverse business segments, including Corporate Headquarters, Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search today.

Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.Make an Immediate Impact.Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Has in-depth knowledge in Accounting and basic knowledge of related disciplines. Maintains 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. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May represent the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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


Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-03-20

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