Accountant at Marriott Vacation Club® at Surfers Paradise with Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Career Site

Date Posted: 9/4/2017

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Accountant assists the Finance team in the operations within the Accounting office. Primary responsibilities include balance sheet, bank reconciliations, coding invoices, accounts payable and report generation, asset and liability reconciliation, working capital and cash control.

 CANDIDATE PROFILE

 Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; +3 years' experience

 Required Qualifications

  • Proficiency in reading and writing English (additional language required for certain positions)

 Willing To:

  • Work in contact with the general public using strong communication and customer service skills
  • Demonstrate openness to adapt to different cultural contexts based on location
  • Must be willing to be flexible across shifts as required by business needs

 JOB SPECIFIC TASKS

 Undertake day to day accounting functions.

  • Assist in required accounting projects and policies.
  • Assist with Payroll.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.
  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.
  • Reconciles balance sheet.
  • Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).
  • Ensures account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.
  • Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Advises the Director of Finance on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
  • Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.
  • Achieves and exceeds Finance and Accounting goals
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Supports a strong accounting & operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability and manage business risks.

SITE SPECIFIC TASK LIST:

Daily

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Coding, data entry and payment of suppliers
  • Petty cash custodian

Weekly

  • Prepare weekly sales flash report

Fortnightly

  • Assisting in fortnightly payroll journal and assist with fortnightly payroll process
  • Assisting in flash P&L with sales and payroll costs
  • Assisting in various reports and accruals
  • Fixed asset register update
  • Concur expense management

Period End

  • Prepare BUVAR report with commentary
  • Organise payment and calculation of BAS, PAYG, Superannuation and payroll deductions
  • Calculate and organize payment of commissions and incentives
  • Intercompany process and reconciliation
  • Prepare various journal entries, accruals and reports
  • Balance sheet reconciliations by day 5 of month end
  • Review journal entry and transaction at period end

COMPETENCIES, BASIC SKILLS, PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Leadership

  • Adaptability - Determines how change impacts self and others; displays flexibility in adjusting priorities; and communicates both the reasons for change and how it impacts the workplace.
  • Communication - Customizes approach to conveying complex information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner; appropriately interprets verbal and non-verbal behavior; and models active listening to ensure understanding.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Models and coaches others on breaking complex issues into manageable parts, identifying and evaluating alternatives and their implications before making decisions, and involving and gaining agreement from others when making key decisions.
  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution

  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
  • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements for self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

  • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company's service standards.
  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

  • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of team assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
  • Talent Management - Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
  • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach team, business, and administrative challenges.
  • Technical Acumen- Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges
    • Auditing and Reconciliation - The ability to recognize, research, and resolve discrepancies in financial data, and create flow charts on main accounting and control cycles (A/R, AP, Cash) to facilitate understanding of key control points.
    • General Finance and Accounting - The ability to perform bookkeeping procedures, proficiently use financial systems technology, and accurately complete general ledger entries; knowledge of database structures in order to obtain financial queries; establish Cash flow statements and cash flow forecast with a good understanding the financials flows and the working capital needs.
    • Analysis - The ability to create and maintain spreadsheets as well as analyze and summarize financial data using appropriate financial software.
    • Accounting Knowledge - Knowledge of general accounting principles and current company accounting policies and procedures. This includes general accounting and financial reporting, auditing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
    • Auditing Skills - The ability to perform auditing procedures, including the ability to recognize, research, and resolve discrepancies in financial data.
    • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable - Knowledge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes, including knowledge of subledger reconciliation and controls.

  • Basic Competencies -Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
    • Advanced Computer Skills -- Advanced computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
    • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
    • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
    • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.