Staff Accountant in Lakeland Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide Call Center

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.
Position Summary:
As a member of the professional staff, contributes general knowledge and skill in a discipline area (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under close supervision or within well-established guidelines to complete routine tasks.
Specific Job Summary: (describe the nature and purpose of the position) The Staff Accountant, Mortgage Bank contributes specialized knowledge in the Mortgage Bank accounting processes including preparing and providing audit schedules and support. The Staff Accountant is responsible for the fulfillment of audit requests, including reviewing documentation for completeness and accuracy. The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing the Mortgage Bank general ledger reconciliation process, including journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure they meet department accounting standards, related agreements, and creates and maintains adequate documentation for management and auditors. The Staff Accountant supports the month end close process as well as prepares and interprets results for business operations during the period, quarter, and year end close process as well as coordination and consolidation of financial data needed for use in these processes.
Expected Contributions: Performs the following types of basic tasks: analysis, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, programming, research, report generation, and software integration.  Responds to, solves and makes decisions on standard/routine business requests with limited risk.  Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.  Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:  utilizing technical knowledge and skills to enhance business processes.  establishing priorities for self and, where appropriate, others.  allocating own time effectively to meet goals in a manner that does not disadvantage other associates or groups.  contributing to department/unit budget as appropriate (i.e., input, following guidelines, etc).  Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.  Performs other duties as appropriate.
Specific Expected Contributions: (including duties and responsibilities)  Assists with preparation of audit work papers.  Pulls and provides audit documentation for both internal and external auditors.  Assists with preparation of footnote disclosures for SEC Reporting.  Reviews financial data and audit documentation to ensure it is in compliance with MVW's policies and procedures.  Completes period end closing process, including journal entries, financial statement activity and reporting for all appropriate departments.  Performs reconciliations, journal entries, and related research.  Ensures necessary adjusting journal entries are completed in a timely manner.  Responsible for MVWP-66 account reconciliations.  Responsibilities include providing ad hoc reports for management.  Performs special projects as required.
Candidate Profile: Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows: Usually a professional position with general knowledge in a discipline (i.e., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology). College degree and/or related experience typically required.
Specific Candidate Profile: (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position) Education  Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent work experience. Skills/Attributes  Intermediate proficiency in PC based applications including Excel, MS Access and MS Word.  PeopleSoft experience preferred.  Proven analytical skills including the ability to reconcile accounts and explain variances.  Detail oriented with strong work organization skills.  Ability to communicate effectively, written and spoken word.  Ability to work well in a team environment.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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