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This role will work a hybrid schedule averaging three days in the office and two days from home plus ten work From anywhere days, in the U.S. only, provided annually. 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.

Sodexo is seeking an Accounting Manager for the Contract Compliance & Licensing department in Cheektowaga, NY. We need a natural problem-solver, who thrives on challenges. Who enjoys a high energy, fast paced environment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the department manager by:
  • Participating in staff interviews and provide feedback
  • Providing staff training and development (technical accounting, accounting systems and other system applications, processes, communications)
  • Participating in the constructive counseling process and development of performance improvement plans
  • Providing insights on employee evaluations
  • Assigning, monitoring and adjusting workloads of the staff
  • Developing and monitoring department KPIs
  • Holding one-on-one balance sheet account reconciliation reviews with the staff
  • Provide guidance and support to the staff and segment operations and finance surrounding:
  • Complex client contract interpretation for all NorAm segments with the exception of Government Services
  • Technical complexities of the accounting system specifically around SCAS and client billing
  • IFRS 15 & 16 interpretation, technical SCAS set up requirements and impact on fiscal results; maintenance of Planon for IFRS 16
  • Internal control processes and procedures
  • Inflation Price Adjustments (IPA)
  • Contractual Risks and Rewards (R&R)
  • External audit with focus on contract Revenue and IFRS 15 & 16
  • Lead the resolution process for complex accounting and contract matters that require escalation to segment leaders (e.g. VPOs, CFOs, Attorneys) and Tax experts
  • Partner with other departments to help identify and/or resolve issues
  • Lead departmental projects and initiatives which includes analyzing systems, processes and procedures
  • Developing and implementing departmental policies
  • Represent the department on FSS, segment and company initiatives and provide insights, options/solutions, and implement rollout plans
  • Co-manage the financial hierarchy in the accounting system for all of NorAm with the exception of Government Services

Is this opportunity right for you?

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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.

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What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


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

Application Instructions

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