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City/Ville London
Province Ontario [ON]
Title/Titre Accountant, Foodbuy and Purchasing
Sector Corporate
Unit Finance and Accounting
About Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading foodservice and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and annual managed revenues of $1.5 billion in 2012. Employing 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £16.9 billion in 2012.


Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent -- Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  


Position Summary
Position: Accountant, Foodbuy and Purchasing
Location: London, ON
  • We are currently seeking an Accountant to support our Purchasing and Foodbuy teams.
  • This position is located in London, ON and will report to the Controller, Purchasing and Foodbuy. 

  • Support the Purchasing and Foodbuy teams by providing timely, insightful and relevant analysis.
  • Assist in the review and analysis of actual results, forecasting and annual budgets for the department.
  • Month end closing duties that include accrual analysis, revenue recognition, GL reconciliations, variance analysis and sector revenue allocations
  • Assist in the management and collections of the Purchasing Accounts Receivables
  • Assist in internal audit reviews
  • Assist with Sector and Foodbuy specific queries and analysis
  • Review purchasing contracts to ensure terms are properly set up in the accounting system
Required: (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):
  • Currently enrolled in accounting designation program with a post secondary degree/diploma in Accounting.
  • Solid knowledge of business and financial processes.
  • A minimum of three years experience in a computerized accounting environment.
  • Proficient with PC operations (Windows, MS Office including Excel and Word).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, capable of professional interaction with various levels of operations, external vendors and internal auditors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and takes initiatives to solve problems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Works well under pressure with multiple concurrent deadlines.
  • Able to work overtime when required.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion. 
  • Bilingual in English and French
  • Experience with CERES and JDE system
Thank you for your interest in a career with Compass Group!
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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.
Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated fairly.
Job ID 5869
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