Staff Accountant Job Opening

Staff Accountant


Norwell, Massachusetts

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 or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close.
  • Ensure a timely reporting and reconciliation of all monthly financial information.
  • Prepare journal entries for various accruals, actual expenses, reserves, etc. Clearly document sources of data and reasoning for entries.
  • Analyze specific area of the balance sheet, for example A/R, Inventory, Intangibles, Cash. Explain variances to prior periods. Calculate metrics specific to these reconciliations. Understand and explain subsystem interface to general ledger.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Responds to inquiries from the Director of Finance, and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Ability to communicate with other departments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.
Knowledge/Skills and Experience:
  • 3 to 5 years prior accounting experience.
  • Strong spreadsheet experience required (experience with pivot tables, macros, for example).
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Oracle and Hyperion Financials knowledge preferred.
  • Organized, flexible self-starter.
  • Ability to complete projects/tasks on time with minimal supervision.
  • Solid problem-solving skills, which include well-supported proposed solutions to issues
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong ability to multitask.
  • Must be able to manage time to meet established time cutoffs.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran