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ARAMARK Senior Accountant - Corrections in Nashville, Tennessee

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world's leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. We deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ+), DiversityInc, Equal Employment Publications and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Aramark Correctional Services (ACS) is far and away the leader in outsourced food services within the Corrections industry, preparing well over 1,000,000 meals a day for state, county and city facilities. We are perhaps best known for our food, but to be the leader you need to do more. At ACS, we endeavor to Go Beyond for our clients by helping them solve the unique challenges of the corrections environment. We do this through the development of innovative programs that benefit not only the client, but also the officers, the offenders and the surrounding community. We also Go Beyond for our people by providing a foundation for professional growth and advancement through world-class training and development at every level. ACS maintains an environment that encourages innovative thinking and humble confidence by nurturing and retaining the very best, talented, goal-oriented individuals who recognize the unique opportunities ACS offers. Go Beyond. For You. With You.

Position Summary : The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting in all accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. The Senior Accountant 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 District Manager and/or Regional Finance Director with various projects.

Responsibilities :

  • The Senior Accountant will be responsible for developing and implementing systems for all accounting and finance functions such as payroll, AP/AR, inventory, asset management, and other necessary functions.

  • This professional prepares all required month-end financial reports and reconciliations for our client.

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and monthly forecast for a high-volume account•

  • Prepares managerial accounting reports to monitor the performance of areas such as labor cost, direct cost, revenues, expenses, and profit by area of responsibility.

  • Reporting sales from units into weekly sales report

  • Complete month-end close process and summarize variances

  • Complete and submit weekly or monthly invoice to clients

  • Assist Accounts Receivable team with cash application as needed

  • Assist in making calls to client 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


Qualifications :

  • The ideal candidates will have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field

  • 2 years experience in a management capacity work environment

  • Must have had responsibility for a budget of at least $10M•

  • Extensive understanding of P&L and financial statements is required.

  • Requires demonstrated strong management and leadership skills.

  • Good planning and organization skills in a fast-paced environment.

  • The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Must have the ability to effectively present information (verbal and written) and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, or others is required.

  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference is required.

  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, ability to quickly adapt, knowledge of technology solutions and implementation of technology solutions are essential for success in this role•

  • Operations experience helpful.

  • Requires extensive experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel (advanced user is needed), Word, PowerPoint and Access.

  • Maintain a professional image

  • Ability to type proficiently

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

Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.