Sr. Staff Accountant in Westwood Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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 a discipline area (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under limited supervision within well-established guidelines.

Specific Job Summary

The Sr.Staff Accountant, Accounting Services contributes specialized knowledge in the shared services accounting process, related to various functions and responsibilities which have been centralized. The Sr.Staff Accountant is directly involved in the period, quarter, and year end close process. Will be involved with more complex issues by utilizing enhanced analytical or accounting skills.

Expected Contributions

  • Performs the following types of basic tasks: Journal Entries, Account Reconciliations, analysis, auditing, report generation.
  • 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 other team members.
  • 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

  • Completes period end closing process, including journal entries, financial statement activity and reporting for all appropriate departments.
  • Review reconciliations and related work of others for accuracy.
  • Train team members on various accounting functions
  • Performs more complex reconciliations in accordance with MVWP-66.
  • Ensures necessary adjusting journal entries are completed in timely manner.
  • Assist Management in researching and correcting financial issues.
  • Assists department managers in the completion of their budget models and forecast requests.
  • Responsibilities also include providing ad hoc reports for management.
  • Assists with preparation of audit work papers

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess advanced accounting knowledge and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills.

Specific Candidate Profile

  • Four year bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Specific knowledge in field being supported preferred.
  • Proficiency in PC-based applications, including Excel, MS access and Word.
  • PeopleSoft experience preferred.
  • Proven analytical skills including the ability to reconcile accounts and explain variances.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Detail oriented highly-developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.

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


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