IT Controls & Compliance Analyst in Westwood Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 7/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes general knowledge and skill in the information technology discipline to support team and/or department objectives. Generally, works under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks.

Job Summary

The IT Controls & Compliance Analyst, provides and manages the day-to-day assigned IT related Audit and recertification functions throughout Marriott Vacations Worldwide (MVW) enterprise. Responsible for creating and reporting on individual components of the quarterly recertification programs and processes. Participates, supports and partners in meetings with Internal Audit, IT Security, Access Management, Information Privacy, Legal and other enterprise-wide stakeholders to understand, document, plan and deliver all IT recertification. Ensures compliance for the recertification process to minimize risks for the organization.

This position will utilize IT auditing, audit support, and Internal Controls related skills to support IT and/or MVW business-related IT recertification objectives. Responsible for planning, coordination, collaborating with other cross-functional team members and providing required deliverables related to any IT audit and/or recertification related activities. Supports the annual MVW policies and procedures, including Security Manuals and assess compliance. Follows and maintains standard operating procedures and escalates areas of opportunities to improve or streamline the process in alignment with compliance requirements.

Expected Contributions

  • Performs the following types of basic tasks: analysis, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, programming, research, report generation, and software integration.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on standard/routine business requests with limited risk.
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

- utilizing technical knowledge and skills to enhance business processes.

- establishing priorities for self and, where appropriate, others.

- allocating own time effectively to meet goals in a manner that does not disadvantage other associates or groups.

- contributing to department/unit budget as appropriate (i.e., input, following guidelines, etc.).

  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for planning, implementing, and executing all required quarterly and annual MVW IT recertification processes
  • Coordinate, facilitate, track, monitor status of all recertifications (Apps, OS, DB, etc.), which include:Provide support as needed to track and monitor the status of MVW Policy reviews, including:
    • Understand and perform all tasks associated with obtaining system generated information source files (user access, roles, headcount, etc.)
    • Proactively perform all administrative activities (work papers, tracking, documentation, etc.)
    • Responsible for pre-validation process to ensure completeness and accuracy (scope/objective, validate population in scope, other miscellaneous considerations)
    • Initiate recertification process with business (notification, monitor, track, report on status, etc.)
    • Perform post-validation/self and peer-review process to ensure completeness and accuracy of closed recertifications (close all follow-up items, Q&A, track and document findings)
    • Identify and improve recertification process by providing recommendations for process enhancements/efficiencies to automate manual processes and assist in the documentation of these plans
    • Maintain department SOP for current state processes and make recommendations to improve and/or streamline
    • Audit to ensure documentation and backup meet guidelines set for by MVW policies and auditor requests
    • Ad hoc recertifications as required
    • Document status and create tracking of all MVW policy revisions using SharePoint
    • Prepare and communicate policy reviews at IT Governance meetings
    • Coordinate and update Internal Audit of MVWP updates
    • Coordinate, facilitate, track, monitor status of updates to WAVE and/or our policy repository for all ISMs
    • Escalate and communicate issues of non-compliance with policy and ISM changes and recertifications timely

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge, experience, demonstrate strong leadership, and relationship skills. Usually a professional position with general knowledge in a discipline (i.e., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources). College degree and/or related experience typically required.


  • BS/BA preferred and/or 3 years of experience in related field


  • 3-5 years' work experience in technology, auditing or internal controls, or similar control environment


  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills; sound judgment
  • Strong organization, facilitation, goal-setting, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in collaborating with business partners
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and be able to interact well with peers and internal customers
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated follow-through
  • Positive attitude, ethics, and values which support our Company's values and a healthy, high performance culture this needs to move up to profile
  • Strong organization, facilitation, goal-setting, and time management skills this needs to move up to profile

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.