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Senior Accounting Assistant

Posted June 10, 2021

Marriott International
Bethesda, MD

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Posting Date Jun 10, 2021 Job Number 21057290 Job Category Finance & Accounting Location Marriott International HQ, 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP Brand Corporate Schedule Full-Time Relocation? N Position Type Management Located Remotely? N 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?  Job Summary Performs accounting functions in support of the GT organization in the areas of financial tracking, processing, and reporting requirements. Provides general accounting support to the organization and assists with small projects and business processes as assigned. Develops alternatives and solutions where guidelines are not available. Interprets internal policies and procedures and functions as a resource to others. Works under limited supervision. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information and protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals. This position will be based at Marriott’s Headquarter in Bethesda, MD. Qualifications: Minimum High School diploma or equivalent 4+ years administrative or clerical support experience Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (including ability to create and use advanced functions such as Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Graphs/Charts) Preferred Associate/Bachelor’s degree, certification, or continuing education Expert Microsoft Office skills Working knowledge of Marriott’s various financial reporting tools Experience in hospitality industry Experience in accounting function responsible for multiple units or departments Solid writing skills Ability to set appropriate priorities Responsibilities: . Collects financial data from multiple sources; researches problems and responds to inquiries from both Finance Business Partners (FBPs) and IT leaders. Verifies mathematical accuracy of accounting documents and reports. Determines and makes appropriate corrections. Performs data entry into the tracker file utilizing spreadsheet, database or mainframe applications to develop detailed monthly actual results; reviews variances with department owners and clears any pending issues. Complete accurate and timely financial information in appropriate systems (Tracker, Peoplesoft, On Demand, Marrstar, EPM, Apptio, Aestiva, etc.) Reconciles account discrepancies including complex accounts that contain specialized non-recurring transactions. Identifies errors, assesses the impact of the error, and proposes corrections. Process journal entries to reclass expenses and accrue expenses. Verify accuracy of entries by analyzing edit reports. Make corrections as necessary. Process prepaid amortization schedules Facilitates/provides support during P&L meetings to review information and develop departmental critiques with GT leaders and FBPs. Compiles forecast information, analyzes variances, researches trends/issues and supports FBPs & GT tower leads. Provides support during budgets to gather data, develops cost estimates, prepares drafts, and reviews variances with assigned owners. Processes GT billing to various entities (such as password resets, Cloud Infrastructure billing, FSSP and Servers & Storage), resolves any disputes and clears any suspense instances that may arise. Provides support for capital expenditure accounting to include invoice processing, project spend management, asset retirement, amortization, and capex forecasting & budgeting. Processes approved invoices through Peoplesoft AP, manages vendor records (add / change / delete), clears aged balances and submits month end accruals. Assists in purchase order generation, tracks contracts & leases renewals in Marnics and audits invoices against SOW/contracts. Completes forms and templates (ex: new department or changes to department forms). Perform audit verifications as directed. Maintains filing systems within department; retrieves documents and responds to requests for information. Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines. May provide work direction to other permanent or temporary support staff associates. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.


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Marriott International

10400 Fernwood Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 380-3000

Corporate Office

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