Sr. Tax Analyst in MVW Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 11/17/2020


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 Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks. 

Specific Job Summary  

The Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for supporting the Tax Managers and Directors with tax reporting and tax compliance processes for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation's (MVWC) U.S. tax reporting requirements. The Senior Tax Analyst prepares financial and tax information for the ASC 740 U.S. tax provision related to domestic operations, reviews domestic income tax returns and tracks tax return compliance. Gathers required financial information and provides to US tax advisors as part of annual US tax return compliance process and reviews US tax forms 5471 and 8858.

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  

  • Manages completion of tax return filings and reviews tax returns to ensure completeness and accuracy. Reviews book tax reconciliations for tax returns and prepares return-to-provision true-up adjustments.
  • Prepares and reviews foreign entity information needed to complete US income tax return Forms 5471 and 8858.
  • Prepares schedules and calculations to support the quarterly tax provision process
  • Prepares estimated tax and extension payments.
  • Researches and documents tax issues and processes.
  • Assists in determining the appropriate local tax treatment for specific transactions as needed.
  • Assist with responses in support of the tax audits in various jurisdictions
  • Performs various General Ledger queries to gather information required by tax advisors, such as trial balances, P&L, B/S, etc.
  • Maintains reporting scorecard of the status of tax filing of all MVW entities.
  • May review work prepared by administrative assistant or tax analyst.
  • Assistance with research in special projects as needed. 

Specific Candidate Profile


  • Bachelor of Finance, Accounting or in a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • CPA or Master of Taxation preferred 


  • At least three (3) years of corporate income tax experience with similar size organizations
  • Public or corporate environment experience
  • Strong Excel skills; ability to create large workbooks and create formulas, macros, pivot tables
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in PC based applications including Excel, MS Access and MS Word.
  • ONESOURCE experience preferred
  • Domestic income tax (compliance & provision) OR International tax experience desired
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, one-on-one, group).
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task, be adaptable and successfully work in dynamic work environment with varying managers and leadership styles
  • Ability to work extended hours, especially during US tax compliance season, as well as quarterly and year- end tax provision timeline to ensure all assigned work is completed timely and accurately.
  • 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.