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Accounting Specialist

Tokyo, Japan
Finance and Accounting


 

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Posting Date Sep 26, 2019
Job Number 19135708
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Tokyo Area Office & CEC, Tokyu Land Corporation Ebisu Bldg 2F, Tokyo, Tokyo-To, Japan VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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JOB SUMMARY

The position provides overall accounting services including balance sheet reconciliations to the participating hotels and the company’s own entities, management of the accounts payable, receivable function, month-end journals and closing, and other statutory and management reporting. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day accounting requirements are met and assists the Accounting Manager to ensure that the participating properties receive the appropriate levels of service.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT / CANDIDATE PROFILE

Expected Contributions - primary job responsibilities

 
  • Oversee the month end closing process for the company’s own entities

  • Prepare and/or review journal entries including revenues, expenses, payroll, adjustments, etc.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and analyze the variances (if any)

  • Ad hoc reporting and forecasting
  • Ensuring the timely payment for Accounts Payable invoices

  • Ensuring accurately recharges to participating properties

  • Ensuring the adherence policies and procedures.
  • Assisting the budget and forecast process for company’s own entities

  • Compiling month end statistics and reports for participating properties, owners and the regional team.

  • Assisting the Accounting Manager with regular communication to internal and external customers

  • Assisting the Accounting Manager to analyze and review expenditure trends for company’s own entities

  • Assisting the Accounting Manager to ensure compliance with fiscal accountability and Marriott reporting and funding requirements

  • Monitoring and reviewing accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;

  • Preparing and reviewing budget, revenue, expense, and payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents for company’s own entities

  • Interacting with internal and external auditors, participates in auditing projects, or provides information and access to accounting records as required

  • Supervising and leading the Accounts Assistants and other associates and/or student employees as required

  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by senior managers. 

  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.
     
Candidate profile
 
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in finance/accounting field or in similar role

  • Knowledge and experience of hotel accounting principles preferred

  • General ledger account balancing and reconciliations including journal entry and month end closing processes

  • PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations and local reporting requirements.

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.

  • In depth knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with tight month end closing process
     

Personal Attributes and Competencies                     

  • Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer.

  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
  • Well organized, efficient and multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team oriented person who can focus on the details.
  • Responsible, honest and trustworthy
  • Pleasant and professional manner
 
Education
 
  • Graduate in Accounting / Finance discipline
  • CPA/CA qualified
 
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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