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

Date Posted: 1/30/2020

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.

The posting will close on Friday, December 20, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION
Full time position responsible for maintaining accurate financial records for multiple resort properties as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accurately recording financial transactions, reconciling and maintaining bank accounts, reviewing and verifying vendor invoices for proper coding and approvals, preparing and recording monthly journal entries, preparing accurate monthly financial statements and related reports, monitoring cash balances, maintaining adequate documentation to prove all general ledger balances, maintaining all financials schedules and files so that they are always current and neat, prepare year end audits, and work with VRI operations department to prepare annual budgets. In addition, the HOA Accountant will review other monthly and annual financial reports and annual budgets. The HOA Accountant must have the ability to logically look at and solve complex accounting problems.

Primary Responsibilities
The Sr Accountant has the primary responsibility for the accurate recording of financial transactions for the resorts assigned, and for the organized maintenance of records and files.
• Reconciliation of all bank accounts, notification of supervisor of any necessary action to be taken.
• Timely and accurate preparation of rental escrow statements as applicable.
• Preparation and posting of accurate journal entries for billings, cash receipts, payroll, interest, rentals, service charges, assets and liabilities and adjusting journal entries.
• Reviewing all work carefully before submitting it for review.
• Timely preparation and distribution of monthly financial statements and reports.
• Verification of all balance sheet accounts and maintenance of auditors’ schedules with appropriate documentation necessary to prove the current balances each month.
• Maintenance of all schedules and spreadsheets and keeping them current.
• Monitoring cash balances, ensuring sufficient cash to cover payroll and checks written, ensuring FDIC limits are not exceeded.
• Ensuring that all taxes are paid timely.
• Ensuring that vendor 1099’s are prepared and mailed in a timely fashion to the appropriate vendors.
• Adherence to all corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
• Active participation within the team assigned.
• Answer questions from resort managers and VRI operations staff
• Prepare accurate and complete documentation for year-end audits and answer questions on the audits
• Set up and review annual budgets
• Review financial reports and budgets prepared by others within the department
• Interacts directly with resort operations and board members

Other Responsibilities
Other responsibilities which may or may not be assigned to other members of the team may include, but are not limited to:

• Preparation of bank deposits.
• Preparation of special reports, research, and/or analyses as directed by supervisors and management.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, white out fumes, powder from print cartridges, cleaning supplies and risk of micro waves from micro wave ovens. The work environment is that of a typical office with a moderate noise level. This noise level is created by light foot traffic and office equipment noise such as computers, printers, calculators, phones, etc.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally move or lifts boxes weighing up to 35 lbs.

Qualifications: BS in accounting or three or more years’ experience in bookkeeping including understanding of general accounting practices and principles. Ability to work independently on a variety of tasks including bank reconciliations, journal entry postings, account transfers, and line item budget reviews. Ability to produce a variety of accounting records and entries in an accurate and timely manner each month. Good time management skills. Ten-key by touch, proficiency with Excel and Word and automated account software..



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