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General Ledger Assistant

London, United Kingdom
Finance and Accounting


Job Description

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Posting Date Nov 23, 2018
Job Number 180039BG
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Europe Office - London, London, Greater London VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY
This position will be part of the Europe Finance & Accounting team responsible for a number of General Ledger activities, supporting associates based in the Continents satellite offices around Europe. 
 
Key elements of the role include journal postings, collection of back-up, accounts payable, billing, assistance with banking, balance sheet reconciliation work, expense processing and dealing with queries.
 
SCOPE/BUSINESS CONTEXT/EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS
  • Co-ordinate any billing requirements for satellite offices and London Office
  • Process manual payments
  • Record all journal entries on a timely basis
  • Ensure back-up is provided for all accounting entries
  • Assist with the balance sheet reconciliations of assigned entities
  • Perform audit and review of travel expenses
  • Process entries in to Accounts Payable as required
  • Process other month end journals as assigned by the Accounting Manager.
  • Support department heads with month end close, as assigned.
  • Provide cover for other members of the Finance & Accounting team in London and Eschborn during periods of absence
  • Assist the Continent Tax and Entity teams in providing data and analysis, as it relates to financial statement audits, tax compliance and tax audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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?

CANDIDATE PROFILE
 
Experience
  • 2 years of progressive job experience in accounting/finance field.
  • Proven experience with balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft general ledger system a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g. macros & pivot tables)

Education or Certification

  • Student of AAT, ACCA or CIMA (or country equivalent) a plus

Attributes, Knowledge and Skills

  • Good business process and time management skills; ensuring compliance with existing processes and producing quality results.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective client relationships and promote a client service orientation that delivers customer results.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Ability to articulate issues to a variety of individuals at multiple levels within the organization.
  • Must be able to able to work in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates on technical accounting issues.
  • Ability to make decisions in a timely manner and under pressure.
  • Demonstrates sound organizational and prioritization skills; high performance levels under tight deadlines.
  • High degree of initiative, personal responsibility and integrity.
  • Demonstrates an independent ability to research and analyze transactions and balances.
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.



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