Staff Accountant

16 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Sodexo Finance Shared Services located in Cheektowaga, NY has an opening for a Staff Accountant in the Banking Reconciliation department.


  • Perform timely reconciliation of non–standard unit depository activity using Frontier, SAP and third party vendor applications.
  • Investigate and resolve depository and change order issues escalated by Banking reconcilers, working with field personnel, banks, cash vaults and armored car vendors.
  • Facilitate, track and monitor depository bank conversions, working with Banking Administration, field personnel, banks and armored car vendors as needed.
  • Prepare Deposit Schedules and Change Order Schedules as requested by Corporate Security, Internal Audit and Banking Management
  • Perform Bank Service Charge expense allocation process each period for all depository bank accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with control policies and procedures. Resolve non–compliance issues with field staff.
  • Provide recommendations to Banking Management of end–to–end process improvements for Banking processes
  • Support and assist the Banking reconciliation team as needed
  • Special projects as needed

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is preferred
  • 0–2 years accounting experience
  • Experience with reconciliation of bank accounts preferred

Minimum Training/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Team building, interpersonal relations and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a fast–paced team environment
  • Managing multiple priorities and time management skills
  • Strong technical, accounting skills and detail orientation
  • Stress tolerance and flexibility skills
  • Proven research, problem resolution, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated organization and comprehension skills
  • Strong PC & related software knowledge
  • Willing to put in necessary time to complete tasks

Performs professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data. May include any or all of the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries; fixed asset or inventory accounting; preparation of trial balance or financial statements; cost accounting; bank account reconciliation.

Basic Education Requirement – High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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