Compass Corporate

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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If youve been hungry and away from home, chances are youve tasted Compass Groups 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 worlds leading contract foodservice company, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth here at its North America headquarters in Charlotte, NC as a Sr. Staff Accountant with Foodbuy Accountings Team.

Positions at this location may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.


VA Recognition

  • Perform month-end transactional close tasks including supplier passbacks for complex RPA and manual files, cash applications and journal entries to ensure Vendor Allowances are recognized and booked appropriately.

  • Partner with internal business customers to research and provide direction on proper recognition of rebate income in conjunction with supplier contract terms

  • Record all contractual incentives for assigned suppliers to ensure income is recorded properly and allocated to appropriate customers.

  • Record accruals for Non-transactional income when necessary. Ensure accruals are recorded properly and accurately.

  • Lead monthly analysis and review to ensure Vendor Allowances are allocated to proper Compass Group units and sectors

  • Support complete beverage category with VA recognition, reconciliation and variance analysis to ensure proper income recognition and timely issue escalation


  • Perform supplier flash review and reporting for assigned suppliers and ensure all material variances are addressed.

  • Complete final IBS review to ensure vendor allowance income was recorded properly and any outstanding actions have been completed.

  • Conduct IBS Research and assist with ad-hoc questions


  • Record month-end close journal entries and complete all related reporting and analysis activities

  • Complete Deferred Income Beverage Balance Sheet Reconciliations are related journal entries

  • Review Sector VA allocations and perform AR research to address discrepancies and assist Vendor Relations with information requests related to non-transactional data

  • Perform analytical and research activities related to VA income.


  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis

  • Ad hoc analysis / review as identified or assigned

  • Supplier contract review process - Identify, interpret, and document financial terms

Growth and Improvements Tasks

  • Support / Lead Department Projects:

    o Identify process improvement opportunities

    o Document process and requirements and review for gaps/improvements

    o Assist with problem/process resolutions

    o Implement improvements - document, test, modify, train, etc...

    o Track and report project status to management


  • Four year degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Strong Excel skills required, Access database skills a plus)

  • Ability to multi-task between various priorities, tasks and timelines

  • Detailed oriented with strong analytical/problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organization and planning skills

  • An established reputation for integrity

  • Collaborative - works well as a member of a team

  • Experience with a large company (> $3 billion sales)

  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP

  • Accounting experience - 4 years corporate or 1 year public

  • CPA certifications or candidate or MBA, preferred

  • Lead internal department initiatives & projects

  • Experience delivering presentations to department management and co-workers

  • General accounting knowledge and understanding of balance sheet process

  • Strong database and data analytic skills

  • Experience participating in process improvement initiates using documented project plan (Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma etc)

  • Experience mapping and flowcharting business and accounting processes

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. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

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: 1031745

Compass Corporate



Salary Range
$47,000.00 - $59,000.00
per Year
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Charlotte, NC, 28245, US