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Compass Group, North America Senior Accountant - Corporate Accounting in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Posted Date: Mar 18, 2019

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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

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Job Summary

Compass Group, the world’s leading contract foodservice and support service company was rated the BEST #1 local large employer to work for by the /Charlotte Observer/ in 2018!.

Senior Accountant position that assists with providing oversight of the consolidated balance sheet, prepare monthly reconciliations and provide various levels of accounting support internal customers. In addition, identifying and implementing process improvement that drives efficiencies. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting and will be based in our Charlotte, NC corporate office.


  • Review of consolidated balance sheet accounts through monthly analytics and variance analysis for assigned accounts.

  • Review monthly working capital analysis in addition to forecasting and budgeting assigned accounts.

  • Prepare reconciliations for assigned balance sheet and intercompany (Off-Ledger Subsidiaries and International) accounts each month.

  • Liaison with Off-ledger subsidiaries to provide various levels of support: Upload monthly results, prepare weekly extracts and monthly balance sheet reviews.

  • Provide support during acquisitions and integrations by preparing upload mapping for designated Off-ledger accounts and assist with balance sheet reviews.

  • Assist with various monthly accounting close tasks.

  • Utilize various system solutions to create efficiency in department processes

  • Identify, evaluate, plan and implement process improvement

  • Technical experience in database design development to manage data and create reporting

  • Assist with documentation and executing balance sheet/department initiatives.

  • Provide ad-hoc reports as requested by management.

  • Qualifications:*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required

  • CPA/CPA Candidate strongly desired

  • 4+ years of accounting/finance experience (public and/or industry) including monthly close, account reconciliation and reporting

  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast paced deadline driven environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs; Access and Advance Excel (macros) desired

  • SAP and Essbase experience

  • Experience with a large company (> $3 billion sales preferred)

  • Strong Accounting knowledge and analytical skills

  • Sound knowledge of the General Ledger and Subsystems

  • Detail oriented with excellent problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of Management

  • Ability to work with managers/department heads across multiple disciplines

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

*Req ID: * 257603

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