Assistant Finance Controller Job at Marriott Hotels, Lagos

Marriott International is a leading global lodging company based in
Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries
and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its
heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C.,
in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.
The company operates
and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 19
brands, including: Marriott Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott,
Bulgari, EDITION, Renaissance, Gaylord Hotels, Autograph Collection, AC
Hotels by Marriott, Moxy Hotels, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites,
SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, Protea Hotels,
Delta Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments and Marriott
Vacation Club. Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide
at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has
been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior
business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest
loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®
program, which together surpass 49M members.

Marriott is
consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business
operations, which it conducts based on five core values: put people
first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity, and serve
our world.

Job Title:  Assistant Finance Controller
Job Number 160012WR
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Brand Renaissance
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management
   
Description
 

You
were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked
behind every door, and never ceased to ask “why” when given an
explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience.
You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood,
always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel
guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got
authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people.
Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it’s a place to
discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re
not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.

 
Qualifications
 

JOB SUMMARY
The Assistant
Controller manages the day-to-day operation of the Accounting Office.
Primary responsibilities include financial analysis and financial
reporting, budgeting/forecasting, audit and control, asset and liability
reconciliation, working capital and cash control. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Assisting in Management of Accounting Team
• Utilizes interpersonal
and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others;
advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates
honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
• Ensures that regular
on-going communication occurs with employees to create awareness of
business objectives, communicate expectations, and recognize
performance.
• Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.
• Provides excellent leadership (e.g., differentiates top performers, fosters teamwork and encourages work/life balance).
• Ensures employees establish and maintain open, collaborative relationships within their team.
• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
• Ensures disciplinary
procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and
Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review
Process.
• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
• Utilizes an “open door” policy.
• Solicits employee feedback.

Managing Projects and Policies
• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.
• Ensures that the
P&L is accurate (i.e., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs
are recorded in the proper accounts) and statements are delivered to
appropriate individuals in a timely manner.
• Reconciles balance sheet.
• Ensures tax rates used for sales/use tax are current and proper amounts are collected and/or accrued.
• Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).
• Ensures account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
• Reviews audit issues and makes corrections as necessary.
• Ensures property permits, licenses and if applicable vendor contracts are current.
• Leverages centralized accounting processes and shared services.

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge
• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.
• Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
• Uses computers and
computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write
software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
• Uses relevant
information and individual judgment to determine whether events or
processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
• Leverages technology
and effectively uses information systems and tools to generate financial
reports and provide managers with analytical support to drive
decision-making.

Proving Financial Information and Guidance to Others
• Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant financial information in a timely manner.
• Attends critique meetings to review information with management team.
• Advises the Director of Finance on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
• Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
• Provide direction and
assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and
budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization
of financial resources.
• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals
• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
• Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.
• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
• Supports a strong
accounting & operational control environment to safeguard assets,
improve operations and profitability and manage business risks.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply
 



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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