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Senior Accounting Assistant

Omaha, Nebraska
Finance and Accounting


 

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Posting Date Feb 13, 2019
Job Number 190009ZC
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Omaha Gbl Sls&Ctmr Care Campus, Omaha, Nebraska VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Job Summary

 

The Senior Accounting Assistant is an integral member of the accounting/finance management team and is responsible for providing accounting support in the areas of accounts payable, budgeting, financial analysis and planning.  The Senior Accounting Assistant will assist in ensuring that adequate control measures are developed, implemented and enforced to provide optimum accuracy in the organization’s financial operations. This position reports to the Assistant Manager.

 

Expected Contributions

  • Review vendors’ invoices for accuracy prior to payment and process via the A/P system.
  • Review guest and hotel compensation orders for accuracy prior to payment and process via the A/P system.
  • Assists the preparation and distribution of CEC financial reports to brand management and senior management.
  • Assists in the coordination and development of the annual operating and capital budgets for the CEC organization.
  • Conducts evaluations and financial analysis and prepares cost analysis related to various operations.  Makes recommendations based upon analysis related to various operations.
  • Audits accounts and accounting processes and ensures appropriate controls are in place.
  • Prepares forecasts and projections of costs throughout the year based on current business conditions.
  • Prepares and reviews monthly financial statements and account reconciliations for accuracy.
  • Ensures fair and equitable allocation of all reservation center expenses to all product lines.
  • Communicates with hotel and corporate management personnel to perform various analyses for them.  Types of analysis include costs, booking trends, billing inquires and source trends.
  • Prepare quarterly MIP66 balance sheet reconciliations and PBC’s for external reporting.
  • Coordinate deposits for the department and prepare the necessary journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly adjusting journal entries.
  • Assist in the annual audit process by preparing audit schedules and responding to related audit requests.
  • Take ownership in resolving non-routine business requests with moderate complexity. 
  • Support and interact with Accounting Management leaders regarding specific requests and projects. 
  • Develop and review documentation of current accounting policies and procedures and initiate possible updates or improvements.
  • Research and assist with special projects as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Experience

 

·         Minimum of 4 years administrative or clerical support experience; including 2 years of progressive job experience in accounting/finance field preferred.

·         Experience with PeopleSoft general ledger system preferred.

·         Experience in the hospitality/lodging industry preferred but not required

·         Strong accounting & systems skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel

 

Education or Certification

 

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Attributes, Knowledge & Skills

 

·         Strong business process skills; capable of developing effective processes, 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

·         High degree of initiative, personal responsibility and integrity

·         Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to communicate with various levels of the organization

·         Demonstrate an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge

·         Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities

·         Displays commitment towards collaborating in a results-oriented team setting

·         Demonstrates an independent ability to research and analyze transactions; problem solver

·         Ensures all work is completed with a high attention to detail

·         Consistently exhibit a positive attitude with high level of energy and enthusiasm

 

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 Summary

The Senior Accounting Assistant is an integral member of the accounting/finance management team and is responsible for providing accounting support in the areas of accounts payable, budgeting, financial analysis and planning.  The Senior Accounting Assistant will assist in ensuring that adequate control measures are developed, implemented and enforced to provide optimum accuracy in the organization’s financial operations. This position reports to the Assistant Manager.


Expected Contributions
  • Review vendors’ invoices for accuracy prior to payment and process via the A/P system.
  • Review guest and hotel compensation orders for accuracy prior to payment and process via the A/P system.
  • Assists the preparation and distribution of CEC financial reports to brand management and senior management.
  • Assists in the coordination and development of the annual operating and capital budgets for the CEC organization.
  • Conducts evaluations and financial analysis and prepares cost analysis related to various operations.  Makes recommendations based upon analysis related to various operations.
  • Audits accounts and accounting processes and ensures appropriate controls are in place.
  • Prepares forecasts and projections of costs throughout the year based on current business conditions.
  • Prepares and reviews monthly financial statements and account reconciliations for accuracy.
  • Ensures fair and equitable allocation of all reservation center expenses to all product lines.
  • Communicates with hotel and corporate management personnel to perform various analyses for them.  Types of analysis include costs, booking trends, billing inquires and source trends.
  • Prepare quarterly MIP66 balance sheet reconciliations and PBC’s for external reporting.
  • Coordinate deposits for the department and prepare the necessary journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly adjusting journal entries.
  • Assist in the annual audit process by preparing audit schedules and responding to related audit requests.
  • Take ownership in resolving non-routine business requests with moderate complexity. 
  • Support and interact with Accounting Management leaders regarding specific requests and projects. 
  • Develop and review documentation of current accounting policies and procedures and initiate possible updates or improvements.
  • Research and assist with special projects as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Experience
 

·         Minimum of 4 years administrative or clerical support experience; including 2 years of progressive job experience in accounting/finance field preferred.

·         Experience with PeopleSoft general ledger system preferred.

·         Experience in the hospitality/lodging industry preferred but not required

·         Strong accounting & systems skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel

 
Education or Certification
 

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

 
Attributes, Knowledge & Skills
 

·         Strong business process skills; capable of developing effective processes, 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

·         High degree of initiative, personal responsibility and integrity

·         Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to communicate with various levels of the organization

·         Demonstrate an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge

·         Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities

·         Displays commitment towards collaborating in a results-oriented team setting

·         Demonstrates an independent ability to research and analyze transactions; problem solver

·         Ensures all work is completed with a high attention to detail

·         Consistently exhibit a positive attitude with high level of energy and enthusiasm

 
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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