Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting and Analysis

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The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis and be an integral member of the Financial Reporting team. This highly motivated individual will be responsible for the financial reporting of several sections of the balance sheet and cash flow statements, assistance with the preparation of the consolidated reporting packages, as well as assisting in the MIP-66 process.

 

Responsibilities:
Be the primary financial reporting contact for several sections of the balance sheet and cashflow statements across segments. Includes working closely with process owners to understand and document current processes, and working with them to develop process improvements related to financial reporting.
Coordinate receipt of supporting schedules from various preparers. Verify and document the accuracy and completeness of each schedule and discuss significant activity with preparer.  Analysis will include obtaining an understanding of the components of the budget and forecasts and their relationship to the actual activity.
Provides accounting support for acquisitions by reviewing financial information and determining impact to, as well as accuracy of, assigned portions of balance sheet and cashflow packages.
Identify key risks and opportunities during balance sheet and cash flow reviews and assist in developing new ways to present that information to provide senior management with meaningful and actionable reports.
Have regular meetings with contacts on major period transactions and work with other team members and Accounting Policy group to ensure transactions and new policies are recorded correctly in accordance with GAAP.
Review significant cashflow elimination entries and verify accuracy of cashflow presentation through review of supporting schedules and discussions with process owners.
Assist Manager and Director with the preparation and coordination of the quarterly consolidated external Balance Sheet and Cash Flow packages and other team deliverables.
Prepare interim and year-end PBCs as well as assist in the preparation of quarterly SEC reporting requirements.
Assist in managing and maintaining Excel models, Essbase cubes, Hyperion Financial Reporting/Management reports, PeopleSoft trees, and Reporting Databases used to produce various balance sheet and cash flow reports and other analysis.  Includes ensuring that the reports are run on time and are accurate.
Perform special balance sheet, cash flow and financial analysis projects as directed.
Assist in the MIP-66 consolidation process which includes assisting with the consolidation of current quarter exceptions and the follow-up from prior quarters, ensuring that explanations for exceptions accurately reflect the nature of the exceptions, working with area owners to clarify exceptions and comments, and highlighting and summarizing risk for senior management.
Assist in systems maintenance including Essbase cubes, Access Databases and PeopleSoft trees, reports and chartfields.

Skill Requirements:

Two to four years of accounting experience, audit experience preferred.
Strong computer skills. Experience with Excel, MS Access, PeopleSoft and Hyperion Financial Reporting/Essbase preferred.
Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while meeting required goals and deadlines.
Strong customer relations skills and customer service orientation.
Positive attitude and a high level of enthusiasm and energy.
Self starter and highly motivated.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.  Effective in following through on commitments.
Strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills – ability to develop alternatives and solutions.
Demonstrated leader with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
CPA preferred.

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

To apply for this job email your details to sima.amin@marriott.com