Staff Accountant in Corporate Office Lakeland at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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.

Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes a high level of knowledge and skill in Accounting to support team and/or department objectives.  This individual will work under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks of the Mortgage Bank Accounting Manager.

Specific Job Summary

The Staff Accountant, Mortgage Bank contributes specialized knowledge in the Mortgage Bank accounting processes including inter-company and inter-unit transactions. This position is responsible for performing the Mortgage Bank general ledger reconciliation process, including journal entries, wire transfers, and account reconciliations to ensure they meet department accounting standards, related agreements, and creates and maintains adequate documentation for management and auditors. The Staff Accountant supports the month end close process as well as prepares and interprets results for business operations during the period, quarter, and year end close process as well as coordination and consolidation of financial data needed for use in these processes.              

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

Accounting and Controls

  • Reviews financial data to ensure it is in compliance with MVW’s policies and procedures.
  • Completes period end closing process, including journal entries, financial statement activity and reporting for all appropriate departments.
  • Performs reconciliations, journal entries, and related research.
  • Ensures necessary adjusting journal entries are completed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for MVWP-66 account reconciliations.
  • Assists department managers in the completion of their models and forecast requests.
  • Responsibilities include providing ad hoc reports for management.
  • Assists with preparation of audit work papers.
  • Performs special projects as required.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills. Professional position with general knowledge in Mortgage Bank Accounting. College degree and/or related experience typically required.

Specific Candidate Profile


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent work experience.       


  • Intermediate proficiency in PC based applications including Excel, MS Access and MS Word.
  • PeopleSoft, Universe, TSW, and LoanServ experience preferred.
  • Proven analytical skills including the ability to reconcile accounts and explain variances.
  • Detail oriented with strong work organization skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and spoken word.
  • 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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