Staff Accountant in Corp HDQ Lake Forest CA at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

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 general ledger and financial reporting, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in the accounting and finance area to support department objectives.  Generally, works with independence in accomplishing assigned responsibilities and meeting internal deadlines.  Collaborates between own department and others in alignment of delivery and receipt of financial data.

Job Summary

Preparation of various balance sheet and P&L reconciliations, including; operating and restricted cash, deferred revenue, prepaids, and receivables.  Perform month end closing process meeting specific reporting deadlines.   Perform preliminary P&L review and variance analysis.  Preparation of month-end and quarterly financial reporting packages supporting internal and external reporting.  Assist in annual budget processes and revenue and expense apportionment schedules supporting tax filings.

Expected Contributions

  • Integrity First; maintain stable performance and poise in all situations
  • Customer Obsessed; prioritize customer, meet internal and external customer needs in a way that provides satisfaction and excellent results for the customer
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations and profit and loss review in accordance with generally accepted accounting policies and company accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly/qtr./annual financial reporting schedules accurately and timely to support internal financials and to support parent company SEC filings
  • Excellence Always, demonstrate the ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information or technology
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and reforecast data for various revenue and expense accounts
  • Preparation of annual apportionment schedules for tax department
  • Attend monthly (or ad hoc) meetings with finance and accounting leaders
  • Better Together; cooperate with department leaders and establish collaborative relationships with peers
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Caring Culture; exhibit friendliness, sense of humor, genuineness, and caring, even when frustrated, treat people with respect
  • Contribute to the review and revision of accounting processes and procedures to improve efficiencies

Candidate Profile

  • Minimum Education required: Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum experience required: Three to five years in a general ledger staff position where responsibilities included; balance sheet account reconciliations, P&L review and variance analysis, cash flow activity and other accounting and finance functions

Skills Required:

Excel – intermediate to advanced skills

Highly organized and able to deliver on firm timelines

Ability to communicate with department leaders and peers

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