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Compass Group, North America SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST - FOODBUY ACCOUNTING (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!

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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 a Senior Financial Analyst with Foodbuy Accounting’s Team.


  • Lead supplier and customer contract review process. Includes analysis and interpretation of financial terms and documentation of proper revenue recognition. Candidate must be curiously inclined and analytical as the role requires the ability to investigate contract attributes and review complex calculations on large volume data sets.

  • Foster and build relationships with business partners in Foodbuy and the Compass organization. As a liaison between FB Accounting Close teams and Legal/Technical Accounting, role has high exposure to leadership and is responsible for communicating contractual terms to varying levels within the business.

  • Responsible for the input, maintenance, and review of the in-house contract databases with a focus on continuous process improvement.

  • Support and drive department focus on enhanced controls. Responsible for internal reviews and audits of departmental journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations to ensure compliance to proper accounting controls and KFCs.

  • Responsible for identifying and coordinating business solutions between multiple teams that drive value within the organization.

  • Perform contract reviews validating VA terms in conjunction with Supplier agreements to determine accuracy and identify income opportunities.

  • Assist with Mid-Year, Interim, Year-End and Committed Customer audit deliverables

  • Assist with month-end transactional close tasks as needed

  • Complete special projects as assigned by management

  • Provide standard and ad hoc analysis and reporting for internal and external customers as identified or assigned


  • Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • CPA certifications/candidate or MBA preferred

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience

  • Proficient with Office 365 application (Excel, Power Bi, SharePoint preferred)

  • Experience with SAP, Essbase/Hyperion a plus

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

  • Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong Accounting knowledge and analytical skills

  • Public Accounting experience - preferred

  • Proficiency with legal contracts - minimum 2 years

  • 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

  • Desire to continuously learn and grow as a professional

  • Collaborative - works well as a member of a team

  • Accounting knowledge and understanding of the balance sheet process

  • Experience mapping and flowcharting business and accounting processes

  • Critical thinker and self-starter

  • Ability to manage high volume and quick turn-around responses

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: 1321072

Compass Corporate