Sr Manager Finance in Orlando Office Complex at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

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.

Expected Contributions

  • Develops operating plans and workable business processes for own department in alignment with function strategy.

  • Manages larger business processes and/or projects, setting priorities and measurable objectives, monitoring and reporting on the process, progress and results. Typically influences work of cross-functional or extended teams.

  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on business requests that have broader department impact and/or moderate risk.  Presents alternative solutions to business issues by leveraging the broader organization. 

  • Works to enhance the organization’s capabilities through effective staffing and development of others by:

  • anticipating staffing requirements by comparing business needs with strengths and weaknesses of existing staff.

  • coaching own team to collaborate with others.

  • using appropriate MVW interviewing tools to hire the best people available from inside or outside.

  • establishing goals and delegating tasks appropriately.

  • providing timely coaching and feedback

  • making and rewarding distinctions in performance.

  • engaging in progressive disciplinary processes, when appropriate

  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

  • acting in a consultative fashion to implement programs impacting the broader organization.

  • assisting in the development and communication of broader organizational goals.

  • achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.

  • taking calculated risks to move the department or team forward.

  • developing and using systems to organize and keep track of information.

  • balancing the interests of own group with the interests of the organization.

  • working with others to identify and remove barriers to success.

  • Readily critiques own behavior to acknowledge mistakes and improve future leadership performance and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.

  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions

  • Manages project forecasting, budgeting, reporting of percentage completion, and product cost.

  • Captures and monitor all commitments on a timely basis, performing financial due diligence review of contracts and change orders, and ensuring approval in accordance with company policy.

  • Reviews and supervises the processing of contractor / consultant payment applications and other project expenditures. 

  • Maintains a strong system of control within Development Accounting (by including but not limited to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements):

  • Confirms compliance with company policies and procedures. Reconciles development related balance sheet accounts on a period basis, including reconciliations of Job Cost to General Ledger and Job Cost to PMWebb (or Excel) forecast maintained by the project management team. Ensures periodic audits of major contracts are conducted as needed.

  • Ensures financial representation at all major bid openings.

  • Leads accounting team in creation and utilization of improved reporting tools, processes and procedures.

  • Identifies and evaluates opportunities to assist business in monitoring and lowering project product cost.

  • Provides financial analysis of general contractors bidding on major projects - identify any contractors that could be a financial risk to the project. Performs timely period closes including reporting of project capital expenditures and forecasting annual project cash flow.

  • Partners with the project management team to prepare total project forecasts for the Annual Project Updates and prepares variance analysis from prior forecast.

  • Provides project financial information submitted for the Annual Budget, Long Range Plan, and periodic participative forecasts.  Prepares monthly reports and Development Status Reports which summarize project issues and exposure items, construction schedule, commitments, costs to date and estimated final cost as compared to budget and forecast.

  • Supervises and trains Senior Financial Analyst and Sr. Accounting Coordinator. Conducts financial analysis to support managerial decision-making and special projects as requested.

Candidate Profile

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

Generally a professional position requiring significant knowledge and experience in one or more disciplines and/or business operations and associate management.  College degree and/or relevant experience generally required.

Specific Candidate Profile

  • BS or BA Degree in Accounting or Finance, or related major or equivalent work experience.

  • CPA preferred. 6-8 years related work experience in accounting & finance. Knowledge of real estate development or construction industry. 

  • Basic understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404. Public accounting experience a plus.

  • 3-5 years management experience.

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic, changing environment.

  • Goal oriented with the drive and commitment to meet and exceed deadlines and expectations.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with a balance of assertive and cooperative characteristics.

  • Ability to work with associates at all levels of the organization and in a project team environment.

  • Proven analytic approach to problems.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and construction job cost systems.


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

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