Financial Analyst at Westwood Corporate Headquarters with Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Career Site

Date Posted: 3/19/2018

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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.

System Job Title:    MGR, FINANCE

Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally works under close supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision making process.

Specific Job Summary

A member of Corporate and Development Finance team, supports the development of valuation and planning tools that enable executive of Marriott Vacations Worldwide ("MVW") to make business decisions that create the most shareholder value. Provides financial analytical support to meet department goals.

Generic Expected Contributions

  • Performs basic quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects.
  • Responds to and solves routine business requests with limited to moderate risk. 
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
    • identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes
    • utilizing technical knowledge and skills to enhance business processes
    • allocating own time effectively to meet goals in a manner that does not disadvantage other associates or groups.
    • recognizing and celebrating team successes.
    • achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
  • 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

Development/Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Line Leadership

  • Support the evaluation of potential new Timeshare development projects and multi-unit acquisitions, preparing pro formas, financial analyses and valuations of proposed transactions. 
  • Support in due diligence and company overviews to provide senior management with a preliminary view of potential target companies.
  • Support long-range planning of development efforts through various adhoc analysis.

Asset Management

  • Support the Asset Management group in evaluating the financial impact of various workout resolutions including pro forma generation, financial valuation, and contract summarization.

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Support group activities such as the company-wide long-range plans and annual budget.
  • Support ongoing operating model of the company's businesses to assist management in capital allocation and liquidity management.
  • Support evaluation of corporate finance and capital allocation issues such as dividend policy, share repurchase, and inventory sequencing.
  • Serves as an internal resource to various process improvement efforts. 
  • Support the development of senior executive presentations to MVW's Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

Generally a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources).  College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.

Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)


  • Bachelor in finance, accounting, mathematics, or technical field.
  • Master of Business Administration preferred but not required (preferably with concentration in Finance).


  • Minimum of 2 years finance experience.
  • Real Estate or Timeshare experience preferred.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong analytical skills with a solid understanding of technical corporate finance concepts.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills (macro development, complex formulas), word processing, and presentation software; must have some prior experience as a financial analyst.
  • Present analytical results in manner appropriate for senior management decision-making (both orally and in writing, in memos or presentation format).
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects, and work both independently and as part of a team including a leadership role on a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers.  Demonstrate ability to interact with senior management and build persuasive business cases.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, creating an environment allowing timely information flows throughout the organization. 

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


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