Sr. Analyst Tax Accounting in Orlando Operations Center at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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.

Generic Position Summary 

As a member of the professional staff, contributes general knowledge and skill in a discipline area (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks. 

Specific Job Summary  

The Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for supporting the Tax Managers and Directors with tax reporting and tax compliance processes for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation's (MVWC) U.S. and international tax reporting requirements. The Senior Tax Analyst prepares financial and tax information for the ASC 740 U.S. tax provision related to foreign operations, reviews foreign income tax returns and tracks tax return compliance. Gathers required financial information and provides to US tax advisors as part of annual US tax return compliance process and reviews US tax forms 5471 and 8858. 

Generic 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  

  • Assists with preparation of U.S. quarterly and annual tax provision including the following: analyzes pre-tax book income, analyzes intercompany transactions and forecast by entity, prepares schedules and book tax adjustments.
  • Reviews all tax accounting workpapers and schedules for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepares schedules and computations necessary to complete quarterly and annual tax return filings
  • Prepares book tax reconciliations for tax returns
  • Prepares return-to-provision true-up adjustments.
  • Prepares federal and state estimated tax and extension payments.
  • Researches and documents tax issues and processes.
  • Assists with various year-end tax provision tasks.
  • Performs various General Ledger queries to gather information required complete calculations, such as trial balances, P&L, B/S, etc.
  • May review work prepared by administrative assistant or tax analyst.
  • Assistance with research in special projects as needed. 

Generic Candidate Profile 

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows: 

Usually a professional position with general knowledge in a discipline (i.e., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology). College degree and/or related experience typically required. 

Specific Candidate Profile


  • Bachelor of Finance, Accounting or in a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • CPA or Master of Taxation preferred 


  • At least three (3) years of corporate tax experience with similar size organizations
  • Strong Excel skills; ability to create large workbooks and create formulas, macros, pivot tables
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in PC based applications including Excel, MS Access and MS Word.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, one-on-one, group).
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities at one time
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Innovative thinker and agile learner who can readily apply past learnings in new situations to generate solutions
  • Adaptable to changing, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Comfortable with complexity, ambiguity and change
  • Ability to work extended hours, especially during US tax compliance season, as well as, quarterly and year- end tax provision timeline to ensure all assigned work is completed timely and accurately.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment. 

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


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