Senior Manager Internal Controls – Europe – Europe Office – London


Job Number 20021490
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Europe Office – London| Barnard|s Inn| 86 Fetter Lane| London|
Greater London| United Kingdom
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The Senior Manager Internal Controls Europe will report to Director| Internal
Controls & Compliance. The Senior Manager of Internal Controls is a key member
of the Finance team in the continent. This position is responsible for
evaluating and improving the control environment and operational effectiveness
for managed hotels within the continent and ensuring compliance with
Marriott’s financial policies and procedures. Those activities are concerned
with auditing| assisting and training hotels in strengthening and enhancing
processes and tools to create strong internal controls which minimize risk and
safeguard company assets. This individual will work closely with Continent
finance teams| property leaders and Internal Audit to identify control
weaknesses and present recommendations to financial leaders. This position
directly reports to the Director| Internal Controls & Compliance.


Minimum of 4 years of experience| including at least one of the following areas:

1+ year as previous Marriott Director of Finance

2+ years as previous Assistant Controller

3+ years’ experience in hotel auditing


Thorough knowledge of the principles| procedures| and techniques of accounting| and of financial records and transactions including| but not limited to| generally accepted accounting principles.

Strong communications (verbal and written)| organization and presentation skills

Strong financial management and analytical skills; ability to identify trends in financial statements

Knowledge of purchasing| inventory controls| supplies and equipment

Knowledge of overall hotel operations and governances

Knowledge of Governmental regulations and safety standards

Systems skills| including MS Office and hotel systems (Opera| Micros|PeopleSoft| SUN| LMS| etc.)

Ability to work independently and take initiative; strong time management skills

Ability to translate financial concepts into actionable business strategies and tactics

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence others at all levels| including senior management

Effective decision-making skills; can choose a prompt course of action amongst options involving uncertainty or risk

Strong problem-solving skills; encourages new innovative solutions when appropriate

Ability to build consensus amongst various stakeholders with competing priorities

Effective change management skills