Job Number 19160464
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Europe Office – London| Barnard|s Inn| 86 Fetter Lane| London|
Greater London| United Kingdom
Position Type Management
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This Manager Entity Reporting is a key member of the Europe Finance team. This
position is responsible for assisting the Senior Manager in the preparation
and field work for the timely filing of European Statutory accounts| as well
as the liaison between Marriott and the contracted Auditing firm| and
assisting with the accurate internal and external financial reporting of
Europe’s unaudited legal entities.
Responsibilities include assisting with financial statement preparation|
coordination of audits and review and analysis of unaudited entities in the UK
and Ireland and where additionally assigned| other countries in Europe. The
Manager Entity Reporting works with independence| but within established
guidelines| producing and analysing financial information as well as legal
contracts to support the accounting for subsidiaries. In addition| he/she will
serve as a contact for entity questions/issues for stakeholders across the
organisation as it pertains to countries across Europe.
SCOPE/BUSINESS CONTEXT/EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS
Preparation and delivery of information required for the filing of the annual statutory accounts for varying entities within Europe| including the financial statements and the excel files containing the current years activity
Work with the company auditors and deliver the information required to perform the audits in a timely manner
Work with Tax team ensuring that all relevant taxes are recorded and reported
Recording journal entries as necessary
Reconcile Local accounting systems to Marriott’s Peoplesoft system| and ensure Local and Marriott ledgers are in balance
Use relevant computer programs to verify details of recorded transactions; conduct detailed examinations of cash receipts and disbursement vouchers| payroll records| requisitions| delivery notes| receiving reports and other accounting and operating documents to ascertain whether transactions are properly supported and are recorded correctly
Recommend ways to bring programs and operations into compliance with goals and objectives
Partner with Tax| Treasury Accounting Services| Corporate & Statutory Accounting| Treasury| Legal and all other interested parties
Assist with the quarterly Balance Sheet Reconciliation certification process (known as MIP66) for European entities
Partner with hotel Directors of Finance as appropriate
Maintain accurate and detailed working papers in the agreed standard format
Perform any other tasks as assigned by the Senior Manager
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance
Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
Knowledge of overall hotel operations and accounting principles
Ability to collect| analyse| and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports
Knowledge of Peoplesoft| Fidelio| Micros and additional systems used in the hotels preferred
Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with external agencies| hotel management and associates
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively| both orally and in writing
An ability to work unsupervised and manage time efficiently
Education or Certification
Qualified Accountant| or relevant Accountancy qualification
Attributes| Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrates exceptional organizational and prioritization skills; high performance levels under tight deadlines.
Good business process 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.
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. Comfort with challenging status quo to improve effectiveness.
High degree of initiative| personal responsibility and integrity.
Demonstrates an independent ability to research and analyze transactions and balances within a complex accounting system structure.
Perform other related tasks as assigned by management
Complies with Marriott International policies and procedures
The position may involve travelling and overnight stays as appropriate to cover responsibilities
Working hours are as required to do your job but normally not less than 40 hours per week. This may involve some weekend work.