ARAMARK Accounting Senior Assistant in Pensacola, Florida
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .
Position Summary : The Accounting Senior Assistant is responsible for assisting in all accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing cash bags, counting deposits, and payroll. The Accounting Senior Assistant must act with integrity and strictly adhere to all accounting policies and procedures for auditing purposes and to ensure the financial success of the business. This position will assist the Unit Controller with various projects.
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
Count incoming deposit bags received from units
Prepare change orders for the units
Count and maintain the balance of the accounting safe and petty cash fund on a daily basis to ensure all safes are correct
Reporting cash sales from units into weekly sales report
Reporting weekly sales from the franchise brands
Post incoming checks to the accounts receivable spreadsheet and maintain copies of the invoice with the check once payment is received
Assist in making calls to departments on campus concerning past-due accounts receivables
Key in invoices using the Manager’s Toolkit/Accounts Payable System
Ensure all invoices are paid on time
Make calls to the unit managers to make sure all invoices for the week have been turned in
Complete wage verification forms
Must be able to produce spreadsheets reflecting sales on a monthly basis
Set up new vendors as needed
Maintain a professional image
Ability to lift at least 20 pounds
Involves repetitive motion
Ability to be sedentary for period of time
Ability to type proficiently
Additional Job Functions:
Special accounting projects as needed
Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team.
Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities
Strong leadership skills
Strong math skills, counting and cash handling skills
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Minimum two (2) years of experience in accounting
Prior experience in a high-volume/fast-paced environment required
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills with a strong attention to detail
Background check required
Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed
Associate or Bachelor Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or other related field preferred or equivalent experience
Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
Work Environment: Accounting offices, money room, and business units for auditing purposes.
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran