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Unit Description: 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 Accountant for the Financial Shared Services Accounts Payable 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: Resolve and mitigate the causes of electronic invoicing errors, rejections, and missing invoices.Partner with the Sr Manager, AP Technical to identify AP EDI process improvements.Reconcile general ledger accounts and resolve issues/reconciling items.Reconcile volume discount allowances withheld from vendors at the time of payment.Research and resolve past due invoices for problematic vendors and coordinate processing with department staff.Support the financial close process including journal entry preparation/submission and monitoring of accounts payable activity.Assist with providing training and guidance on systems and processes to department staff.Maintain and update departmental desk procedures.Support financial audits and supplier compliance reviews.Create and prepare reports of accounts payable activity for management analysis and upon request from the field.Provide accounting support as well as guidance on company policies and procedures to Sodexo's business operators and internal accounting teams.Provide customer service to Sodexo vendors and units to address invoice payment and processing concerns.Support corporate, segment, and department level projects. Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:work independently and demonstrate organization and comprehension skills;have the ability to perform and maintain core responsibilities/accountabilities while simultaneously involved in other department initiatives at times; demonstrate analytical ability, Excel skills and SAP experience.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.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. 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. Position Summary: Assists in the maintenance of 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. Performs routine assignments. Has conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in own discipline typically acquired through a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles. Qualifications & Requirements: Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or EquivalentSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.