Accountant- Denali - General & Admin Allocated

  • Company: Aramark
  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Posted: November 10, 2017
  • Reference ID: 144742
About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter .

Position Summary: Responsible for numerous general accounting tasks in compliance with applicable Aramark policies, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Audit Standards (GAAS), and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Responsibilities will include posting daily revenue transactions, assisting with month end close tasks and ad hoc reporting, maintaining the purchase order database, processing vendor invoices and statements, processing petty cash checks, reconciling vendor invoices and record keeping.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Post all Streamlined Sales entries on a daily basis
  • Post all banking transactions on a daily basis
  • Ensure that all purchase orders are completed in accordance with Aramark's policies; maintain accurate purchase order logs; and match purchase orders with invoices
  • Assist AP department to ensure all invoices are processed and paid in accordance with Aramark's policies
  • Set up new vendors in Aramark's Supplier Information Management system
  • Maintain petty cash fund in accordance with all Aramark's policies
  • Compile and issue all commission checks and refunds (entrance fees, snow day refunds, travel agent commissions, etc)
  • Prepare all National Park Service wire requests on a monthly basis
  • Maintain all inventory and month end accruals for open purchase orders and invoices in accordance with GAAP and Aramark's Accounting Policies
  • Prepare and post journal entries during the course of the month
  • Research and resolve discrepancies between invoices, Purchase Orders and agreed to terms in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Answer vendor inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Maintain capital tracking log to record all capital expenditure requests and complete CIP reconciliation monthly
  • Maintain all accounting related files in accordance with Aramark's Document Retention Policies
  • Maintain utility log of all invoices paid to assist with month end accrual creation
  • Prepare and coordinate inventory cycle counts
  • Set up city ledgers in SMS during winter months to prepare for following season
  • Other ad hoc analysis and duties as assigned
Status and Scope:
This position reports to the Controller. Additionally, the position will work closely with other accounting staff, human resources, sales and marketing, retail, food and beverage, and other operating departments.

  • Demonstrated organizational and computer operation skills
  • Ability to interpret and follow policies and procedures
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of different departments and partners
  • Ability to prove eligibility to work in the United States
Lifting Requirements:
  • Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects and boxes

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