Accounting Specialist in Orlando Operations Center at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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 Title:

Specialist Accounting - HVO

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing a variety of HVO accounting functions including monthly financial close and accounts reconciliation. Prepare rental revenue support for Residential Whole Owners and wire payments.

CANDIDATE PROFILE  

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 3+ years accounting experience. Timeshare experience a plus

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies

  • Prepares and post month-end journal entries and account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Process accrual journal entry for Siesta Key developer/Post wire payment for Siesta Key developer
  • Post Whole Owner Reserve wire payment
  • Prepare rental revenue support for Siesta Key and NorthStar Whole Owners/Prepare Onyx wire payments
  • Balance Receipt file and Advance Payments to RCC system.
  • Ensures account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
  • Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Perform special projects as needed.Perform special projects as needed.

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge

  • Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.
  • Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

Providing Financial Information to Others

  • Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
  • Leverages technology and effectively uses information systems and tools to generate financial reports and provide managers with relevant support to drive decision-making.

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

  • Submit reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, team goals, etc.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Supports a strong accounting & operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and efficiencies and manage business risks.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provides information to supervisor, managers, co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

Leadership

  • Adaptability - Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.   
  • Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develop and evaluate alternatives and solutions, solve problems, and choose a course of action.
  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution

  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

  • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. 
  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

  • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of own assignments and suggests improvements to work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
  • Talent Management - Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
  • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations.
  • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct.
  • Auditing and Reconciliation - The ability to recognize, research, and resolve discrepancies in financial data, and create flow charts on main accounting and control cycles (A/R, AP, Cash) to facilitate understanding of key control points.
  • General Finance and Accounting - The ability to perform bookkeeping procedures, proficiently use financial systems technology, and accurately complete general ledger entries; knowledge of database structures in order to obtain financial queries; establish Cash flow statements and cash flow forecast with a good understanding the financials flows and the working capital needs.
  • Analysis - The ability to create and maintain spreadsheets as well as analyze and summarize financial data using appropriate financial software.
  • Accounting Knowledge - Knowledge of general accounting principles and current company accounting policies and procedures. This includes general accounting and financial reporting, auditing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Auditing Skills - The ability to perform auditing procedures, including the ability to recognize, research, and resolve discrepancies in financial data.
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable - Knowledge of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes, including knowledge of subledger reconciliation and controls.
  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
  • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
  • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
  • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


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