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Project Accountant

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Finance and Accounting

Job Description

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Posting Date Jan 31, 2018
Job Number 18000BFK
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Dubai Global Design, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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As a member of the MEA Finance team the A&C Project Accountant will perform project accounting duties for assigned projects of moderate to high complexity/financial risk.


• 1-2 years professional experience
• Excellent PC skills: proficient in Microsoft Office products
• PeopleSoft software experience preferred
• Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles required (GAAP)
• Strong interpersonal and oral/written communications skills required
• Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Ability to identify issues, recommend solutions, and implement resolutions
• Strong analytical skills and effective problem solving abilities;

Education and Experience

• Baccalaureate (or equivalent) degree in accounting, finance, or a related discipline or equivalent work experience required.
• CPA/ ACCA/ CIMA (or equivalent certification) preferred or in progress.

• Complete accurate and timely project set-up in the financial systems (PeopleSoft and Mosaic).
• Monitor and review project costs for accuracy and make applicable adjusting entries. Prepare and analyze project forecasts as applicable; identify potential risks and communicate appropriately.
• Ensure projects are billed in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with owner/contractual requirements; including contractual agreements including foreign currency translation issue.
• Monitor accounts receivable items including past due complex accounts; escalate to appropriate level for resolution.
• Review applicable domestic or international tax requirements, to ensure taxes are accrued and paid in accordance with jurisdictional regulations.
• Prepare and issue timely and accurate project status reporting to management on a periodic basis.
• Complete timely and accurate project closeout activities in conjunction with Project Management and in accordance with owner and contractual requirements.
• Interact with owners regarding Project related issues
• Compile reporting and analysis for revenue recognition of technical services fees
• Assist with annual budget and resourcing analysis
• Compile and review account reconciliations for accuracy, and resolve reconciliation issues for assigned projects.
• Support process improvement opportunities to drive consistent tools and processes by using technology. Recommend areas in which processes may be optimized and/or improved. Utilizes strong systems skills in multiple applications in order to streamline processes and gain efficiencies.
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.