Sr Finance Manager in Aqua-Aston Corporate at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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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.

The Complex Director of Finance will lead a finance team supporting a group of properties managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality.  This leader will be responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of finance statements and information internally and externally, in accordance with GAAP and the Uniform System.  It will work directly with the Area lead in operations and with the General Managers in the financial management of the hotels, including short term and long term planning strategies.

Responsible for the oversight of finance and accounting for hotel, condominium rental programs, and hotel properties, including the timely and accurate reporting both internally and externally.  This includes the accurate and timely preparation of cash flow statements, management of payables, cash balances, control mechanisms and the timely deposits of all funds.

Reviews monthly financial statements and monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure proper backup and support is included and adjustments made timely.  Including helping with the preparation if necessary. 

Reviews the periodic Hawaii general excise, transient accommodations, state sales and use tax returns as appropriate, including helping with the preparation if necessary.

Evaluates and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principle (GAAP) and the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI), corporate accounting policies and procedures, financial controls and activities within the company.

Provides insight to the property general managers or department heads in preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets as well as feedback in regards to the monthly forecasting process.  Provide valuable insight to the make informed financial decisions.

Develop and maintain relationships with owners through monthly financial reviews and owner distributions statements as applicable.

Responsible for helping to onboard new properties into the Aqua-Aston ohana, both with centralized and decentralized finance operations.

Assist with and coordinate internal or external audits and tax preparation.

Working with the treasury team on cash management related items pertinent to the properties, including cash flow forecasting owner distribution timing, etc.

Hire, train, supervise and develop staff, including coaching, counseling and discipline to help cultivate a culture of the best and brightest in the industry. 

Ensure hotels’ compliance on all regulatory licenses and permits, leases contracts, legal agreements and the proper execution of all necessary taxes.

Additional duties as assigned, including but not limited to special projects focused on improving processes and operating efficiencies.

Prior hotel finance experience is required experience with both centralized and decentralized properties a plus. 

All candidates should have comprehensive accounting and finance knowledge and at least 3 years of management experience. 

Candidates should have the ability to adapt to new situations with a good attitude. 

Must have the ability to communicate both verbally and written, with all levels of employees and guests in an attentive, courteous and service oriented manner. 

This position requires strong analytical, and strategic planning Must have strong Excel skills.

Effective management and leadership skills and the ability to consistently lead by example

Prior People Soft, and/or Opera experience is a plus

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