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Compass Group, North America ACCOUNTING MANAGER (HYBRID) in Charlotte, North Carolina

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 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 an Accounting Manager. This role is a hybrid role coming in 2 days per week into the office.


  • Lead, plan, execute and monitor special projects

  • Collaborate with management to align projects with organization’s strategic objectives, identifying key deliverables and milestones

  • Create and maintain all project documentation pertinent to the project, including but not limited to, status reports, work plans, presentations and analysis

  • Adapt approach and project management methodology as needed to ensure project success

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and facilitate change within a project

  • Apply critical thinking skills to make independent assessments, articulate recommendations and defend conclusions

  • Liaise with sector and senior leadership to provide guidance on expected impacts

  • Understand data drivers to provide support and follow-up analysis to sector finance and key customers

  • Complete analysis and process journal entries at the operation and corporate level to ensure the accuracy of the P&L and balance sheet accounts

  • Complete analysis and process journal entries at the operation and corporate level to ensure the accuracy of the P&L and balance sheet accounts

  • Assist with client and contractual insurance and benefits reconciliations

  • Maintain sensitivity to confidential business data

  • Partner with multiple teams throughout Compass Group, including but not limited to Payroll, Field Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning and the various sector financial leadership teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting/Finance

  • 5+ years analytical and accounting/finance experience in a large corporation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Hyperion/ESSbase, SAP, Power BI and Access experience is a plus

  • Leadership and project management capability

  • Detail-oriented individual with strong analytical skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

  • Able to multitask, constantly monitoring and adjusting priorities

  • Team player in a fast paced and constantly changing and deadline driven environment

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.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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: 1269391

Compass Corporate