Job Description

Compass Corporate

A family of companies and experiences

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!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary

Compass Group, the world’s leading contract foodservice company, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth here at its North America headquarters in Charlotte, NC as a Staff Accountant.

* Review contracts to identify and interpret complex financial obligations
* Ensure compliance to contract terms and commitments including, commissions, volume allowances, profit splits etc.
* Prepare monthly journal entries, payments, and reconciliations for such contractual obligations
* Ensure accounting conforms to the Group Accounting Policies and Procedures manual based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
* Ensure monthly profit and loss statements are an accurate reflection of the results of the period
* Prevent earnings management through appropriate use and validation of journal entries
* Partner with internal departments such as Corporate Accounting, Legal, Technical Accounting & Audit, STG, etc., as well as Field Finance and Operations management
* Ensure balance sheet accounts reflect the correct balance and are reviewed and reconciled monthly
* Analyze profit and loss statement and balance sheet for possible mis-statement/defalcation Use all available tools to maintain highest degree of internal control possible
* Drive, create, and implement new processes and strive to identify and implement process improvements for existing procedures
* Create and maintain checklists to ensure compliance with contractual terms
* Be a leader in the department, assist peers, and act as a mentor to new or existing Field Accounting associates

* Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance
* Three plus years accounting experience
* Experience with contract interpretation
* Demonstrated process improvement experience
* Proficient knowledge of Excel and SAP financial module, working knowledge of Access
* Experience with Hyperion/Essbase a plus
* Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines
* Must be a quick learner and self-motivated
* Demonstrated leadership skills
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Exceptional Customer Service skills and a positive "can-do" attitude

Apply to Compass Group today!

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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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Compass Corporate maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID:  1223068

Compass Corporate 



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