Marriott Manager, Project Accounting in Bethesda, Maryland

Description:

Marriott International is the world s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

Qualifications

Job Summary

Manages significant aspects of Project Accounting for a specific assigned project type area of moderate size, risk and complexity. Lead team in support the designated area, or project type in understanding specific deal terms and structure, ensuring timely and accurate accounting services are provided to one or more internal and/or external customers. Responsible for fully leveraging technology and resources to institute and maintain world class processes that balance efficiency with specified service levels and liaison with one or more Finance Business Partners (FBP s).

Expected Contributions

  • Manages associates in the completion of project accounting processes (i.e., set-up, review project costs and budgets, status reporting and closeouts).
  • Monitor and review project costs for accuracy; Manage effective forecasting process for projects, as applicable; identify potential risks and communicate appropriately
  • Responsible for leading the team in identification and implementation of process enhancement opportunities that increase efficiency and allow for consistency of efforts. Includes lead role in utilizing technology to improve operations.
  • Manage project Billing process and related activities. may include contractual agreements including foreign currency translation issues
  • Accountable for accounts receivable and cash flow in assigned project type area, including responsibility for problem receivables, delinquency reporting and related processes.
  • Manage applicable domestic or international tax requirements, to ensure taxes are accrued and paid in accordance with jurisdictional regulations
  • Manage Assigned project type area general ledger account balances ensuring accuracy of financial statements, reporting; supports annual budget prep (work load drivers) and monitoring for area of responsibility
  • Establish strong working relationships with the relevant Finance Business Partner and other project/department management, internal and external owners and customers
  • Manages associates in the completion of project accounting processes (i.e., set-up, review project costs and budgets, status reporting and closeouts).
  • Monitor and review project costs for accuracy; Manage effective forecasting process for projects, as applicable; identify potential risks and communicate appropriately
  • Responsible for leading the team in identification and implementation of process enhancement opportunities that increase efficiency and allow for consistency of efforts. Includes lead role in utilizing technology to improve operations.
  • Manage project Billing process and related activities. may include contractual agreements including foreign currency translation issues
  • Accountable for accounts receivable and cash flow in assigned project type area, including responsibility for problem receivables, delinquency reporting and related processes.
  • Manage applicable domestic or international tax requirements, to ensure taxes are accrued and paid in accordance with jurisdictional regulations
  • Manage Assigned project type area general ledger account balances ensuring accuracy of financial statements, reporting; supports annual budget prep (work load drivers) and monitoring for area of responsibility
  • Establish strong working relationships with the relevant Finance Business Partner and other project/department management, internal and external owners and customers

Candidate Profile

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Excellent PC skills, proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles required (GAAP)
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills required
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Knowledge of contracting, construction/design industry, project management and consulting agreements preferred.
  • Ability to identify issues, recommend solutions, and implement resolutions
  • Strong analytical skills and effective problem solving abilities; makes decisions using data; anticipates risks and consequences of current issues on future project outcomes
  • Ability to build and maintain key relationships and to coordinate with other departments and owners
  • Customer-service oriented perspective and an effective listener
  • Must be a self-starter, capable of identifying needs/ requirements and taking independent action

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree required (Accounting/ Finance major a plus)
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 6 years professional experience
  • Minimum 2 years management experience preferred
  • PeopleSoft software experience 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.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: Corporate

Location: MD-Bethesda

Requisition ID: 170026M5