Tax Specialist in Corporate Office Lakeland at Marriott Vacations Worldwide Call Center

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

The Tax Specialist will report to the Tax Manager and Director and will support the Marriott Vacations Worldwide (MVW) indirect tax function.  The Tax Specialist will prepare workpapers  and reconciliations, complete postings, maintain and review files, check work for accuracy, and complete internal control processes supporting the filing of MVW’s state and local tax returns to ensure compliance with state and local tax sales and use, lodging, and federal information reporting requirements for all domestic locations where MVW conducts business. The Tax Specialist will also perform related duties and projects as assigned in support of the company’s tax reporting and compliance responsibilities.

Expected Contributions

  • Performs the following types of basic tasks:  workpaper preparation, self-review of work product for accuracy, completion of reconciliations
  • 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
  • Achieving business results by:
    • utilizing technical knowledge and skills to provide accurate and timely work product, and
    • establishing priorities for self in order to meet deadlines and follow company policies and procedures,
  • 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)

  • Prepares tax workpapers supporting filing of state and local sales, use and occupancy tax returns.
  • Prepare, review and post journal entries to be recorded and tax payments to be made.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly tax account reconciliations in compliance with MVWP-66 Policy and work with local site teams to obtain necessary reconciliations and information.
  • Runs various General Ledger queries from PeopleSoft, including trial balances, P&L, B/S, etc.

Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate ability to accurately complete tasks assigned on a timely basis.

Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)


  • High school diploma/G.E.D. equivalent


  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel.
  • At least 1 year of equivalent work experience.


  • Good communication skills and ability to work in team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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