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ARAMARK Senior Accountant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 280,000 team members deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently; and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ), DiversityInc, Black Enterprise and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


This position reports to the Director of Financial Reporting within our Corporate Accounting department at the headquarters location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and reconcile month-end, quarter-end and year-to-date sales and operating income schedules and walks for external reporting requirements.

  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and supporting schedules for certain areas of monthly and quarterly reporting, including share-based compensation expense, debt instruments, derivatives, interest expense, goodwill, intangibles and intercompany transactions.

  • Assist with preparing and tying out quarterly and annual financial statements – balance sheets, income statements, cash flows and related footnotes.

  • Support the accounting for operating leases, including coordination with business units and preparation of reconciliation and disclosure schedules.

  • Compile and support the review of information received from the business units/countries related to the quarterly Standard Reporting Package to incorporate into internal Company reporting (Quarterly Variance Package) and external SEC reporting (Form 10-Q and Form 10-K).

  • Interact with various departments throughout the organization to provide information necessary to aid the decision-making processes.

  • Ensure compliance with internal control over financial reporting (SOX)

  • Assist with external audit requests as required.

  • Perform special project requests and other ad-hoc duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience

  • CPA strongly preferred

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills with an ability to multi-task to meet reporting deadlines

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and familiarity with U.S. GAAP is essential

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)

  • Working knowledge of financial reporting systems (Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management) a plus

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.