• Accounting Analyst - GBS

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/23/2019 12:29 PM)
    Finance and Accounting
    Employment Type
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.





    The Accounts Receivable Analyst will support Aramark’s Global Business Services by performing a variety of routine and non-routine reconciliations, reports, and projects for the Accounting and Cash Applications teams. The AR Analyst will identify trends and communicate results. 



    • Support and drive key functional initiatives developed by leadership
    • Ensure month-end close and financial reporting deadlines are met
    • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analysis
    • Identify and drive process improvements, including assisting with the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports
    • Help foster an environment of continuous improvement in the accounts receivable function
    • Perform Quality Assurance analysis to help diagnose areas of opportunity
    • Contributes to team effort by communicating related results as needed
    • Complete accounting and reporting activities in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and prescribed accounting policies and/or the financial procedures of the organization
    • Ensure key and monitoring controls are maintained in support of SOX 404 Reporting on Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICOFR)
    • Provide documentation and support to internal and external auditors. Participate in testing for SOX processes to ensure that accounting controls are operating effectively
    • Act as a liaison with the general ledger and corporate accounting teams to ensure regular timely and accurate closes
    • Maintain service level agreements and key performance indicators for the accounts receivable accounting function
    • Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the activities enumerated above


    • Strong technical and analytical accounting skills
    • Familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    • Highly proficient with MS Excel formulas, functions, and pivot tables; proficiency with MS Access preferred
    • Proven problem-solving and dispute resolution ability
    • High level of organizational skills and time management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills working with internal and external customers
    • Comfort in presenting information to a wide range of stakeholders, including executive-level staff
    • Ability to deal with customers in a friendly, courteous, timely and thorough manner
    • Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team
    • Proficient in use of Oracle r12 eBusiness Suite (not required)
    • Proficient in use of creating and editing queries in Oracle Discoverer preferred (not required)
    • Proficient in use of Monarch/Datawatch (not required)



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management Required
    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) a Strong Plus 


    • 3+ years Accounting or Finance Experience Preferred
    • 1+ year Finance Analyst/Process Improvement Experience Preferred


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