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Accounting Director I

Dallas, TX

  • Corporate & Field Support

  • Salaried

Job Description

Director of Accounting - Union Supply/Corrections

As the Director of Accounting, you will be responsible for coordinating the accounting and finance functions of our Union Supply/Corrections line of business. You will manage a team and oversee the month-end close, establish an account reconciliation process, maintain and develop internal controls and support internal and external audit procedures.  You will interact with different departments across the organization including all levels of leadership and report directly to the US Controller. In addition, you will help develop accounting strategies by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, and recommendations for strategic thinking and direction that are in line with business and organizational objectives.  Please note this role requires a heavy presence in Dallas, TX – either via temporary relocation or travel during onboarding estimated at 50-75% for the first six months and then will drop to 25%.

Job Responsibilities

Play critical role in transformation and integration of accounting and financial systems
Develop accounting organization strategies by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishes functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
Manage day-today accounting activities, oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial statements in accordance with GAAP. Analyzes and compares monthly and quarterly financial results, metrics and key performance indicators against plan and other internal benchmarks, including food, labor, working capital and cash flow analysis
Develop and maintain and strong understanding of the financial systems, reporting capabilities/evolution, procedures and implementing changes and improvements to increase accuracy, control, and timely reporting.
Provide key technical accounting judgments and policies
Oversee and provide support for internal and external audit requests
Develop and enforce internal controls, such as segregation of duties, to protect company assets and ensure adherence to policies and procedures, reducing the risk of fraud and errors while increasing operational efficiency.
Collaborate with Finance leadership on cross-functional initiatives to ensure adequate support and alignment with line of business goals
Identify areas for process improvements to increase efficiency, reduce risk, and streamline systems for greater productivity
Conduct special projects as needed to support the accounting and finance organizations
Partner with operations, growth and functional leadership to deliver on financial commitments and review of financial performance on a weekly / monthly basis
Responsible for all subledger reconciliations, including Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Oversee timely and accurate accruals and collections; engage in client meetings as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA is preferred, but candidates with strong relevant experience in an accounting or finance role are encouraged to apply
  • 8+ years’ experience in progressive roles in accounting or finance (Big 4 or public accounting experience strongly preferred), with at least 2+ years in a supervisory/managerial role
  • Ability to train, mentor, manage and motivate the team through an evolving environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with various levels of leadership and to influence others without formal authority.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and establish and execute plans to meet tight deadlines


About Aramark

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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