Accountant in Singapore Regional Office at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

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Job Description


Reporting to the Senior Financial Manager, the Accountant will be responsible for month-end close and balance sheet management process, statutory and financial reporting, and ensuring the maintenance of strong internal controls. In performing the duties, legal regulations, GAAP as well as operating procedures of Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) must be complied.

Position requires strong collaboration with other team members and other departments in ensuring the day to day accounting functions under the Finance Manager's responsibility are operating smoothly.


Month-end close process Execution

  1. Prepare standard journal entries with correct PeopleSoft GL string and project ID.
  2. Ensure all accruals, amortizations and period close journal entries are prepared accurately and on a timely manner.
  3. Analyze monthly financials variances against prior month or prior quarter, forecast and budget.
  4. Work with -Asia Pacific (AP) finance and US team to resolve accounting discrepancies and implement process improvements around the month-end close process.
  5. Ensure all financial closing timelines are met.
  6. Ensure overall processing integrity and accuracy.
  7. Support business partners in addressing their queries and needs.

Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  1. Prepare schedules and reconciliation to support balance sheet positions.
  2. Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are supported with adequate documentation.
  3. Understand the nature of transactions in the reconciliations and investigate irregularities.
  4. Ensure all issues identified during the reconciliation review process are clear in the next reporting period.
  5. Record reconciling entries resulting from reconciliation.

Inter-company and International Billings

  1. Check that inter-company billings are valid and well supported.
  2. Challenge billings that are incorrect, invalid or not adequately supported.
  3. Raise inter-company recharges and book billing to correct operating unit and account code.
  4. Confirm, reconcile and settle intercompany balances monthly.
  5. Perform inter-company reconciliation and ensure reconciliation are supported with documentation.


  1. Prepare statutory reporting deliverables for audit, tax and others accurately and timely.
  2. Assist with statutory audit and SOX compliance

Ad Hoc Support and Requests

  1. It is foreseeable that this job could take on more duties are required, in general accounting.
  2. Provide backup support for other Controllership team members who are unavailable, in critical areas to ensure continuity in Controllership functions.
  3. Perform other analysis as required by the business.
  4. Participate in finance projects as the business requires.
  5. Inform and/or update the senior finance manager and peers on relevant information in a timely manner.
  6. Listen and respond to associate's needs.
  7. Assist on other accounting/internal controls work as required by the business.
  8. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism always.CANDIDATE PROFILE

Candidate Requirements

  • Diploma / Degree / Professional Qualification in Accounting with at least 2 or 3-year post-qualification experience, preferably in US MNCs.

  • Solid functional background in General Ledger Accounting.

  • Experience with balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel.

  • Team player with ability to build and maintain good rapport with all levels of associates and to collaborate with functional departments and external partners.

  • Well-organised, meticulous and capable of managing multiple priorities effectively

  • Motivated self-starter, resourceful, independent and good problem-solving skills.

  • Strong business integrity and holds sensitive information in confidence

  • Understands and possesses the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to be flexible with job duties and scope of work

  • Enthusiastic individual with excellent organizational and communicational skills and attention to detail

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and other language skill advantageMPETENCIES - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities