Manager, Accounting

 Bethesda, MD

Posting Date Jun 24, 2022 Job Number 22085744 Job Category Finance & Accounting Location Marriott International HQ, 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP Brand Corporate Schedule Full-Time Relocation? N Position Type Management Located Remotely? Y Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you? Job


As a member of the Corporate Financial Accounting Team, the Manager will partner with other Global Finance colleagues to execute various financial management processes that support financial and operational business objectives, including playing an integral role in the application of software capitalization by ensuring financial compliance, operational management, and reporting of MI’s global business. This position will initially start as an individual contributor and over time it could change to oversee a professional work team responsible for other challenging accounting areas. The Manager will be responsible for creating accounting processes for the responsible areas to meet all control and GAAP requirements while also allowing for the flexibility to accommodate evolving future business needs. EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS The ongoing monitoring and analysis of the capitalization framework to ensure software development costs are accounted for in accordance with GAAP and MI policies Analyze the review and application of software capitalized cost assumptions Assist with drafting capitalized software disclosure for external reporting Partnering to create consistent processes around the execution and management of the software development cost capitalization process. This will include ensuring the job aids are up to date, revised and improved as needed, and is communicated to the impacted teams and team members and executed effectively Analyze system initiatives by partnering with cross functional team to ensure appropriate documentation is maintained to support capitalization of development cost Ensure appropriate useful life is assigned to the capitalized software and assess appropriateness of when to start the amortization process Supporting ongoing monitoring, measuring, and forecasting of assigned areas and the development and implementation of actionable recommendations Supporting enterprise-wide annual budget and long-range planning process to include the timely and efficient execution of these processes as it relates to the assigned topics Partnering with the Finance Business Partner (FBP) Focehl and Discipline teams to design optimal solutions to address critical business issues related to assigned areas using strong analytical skills and finance knowledge Serving as finance stakeholder and subject matter expert on discipline project teams as assigned. Developing and maintaining strong relationships with cross functional colleagues and other key stakeholders to provide guidance and/or consultation, as appropriate Establishes strong working relationships with the relevant FBP and other project/department management, internal and external owners, and customers Flexibility to adapt and manage ever evolving environment with different or additional responsibilities related to other corporate financial accounting areas CANDIDATE PROFILE Key Talents and Experience Excellent PC skills, proficient in Microsoft Office products PeopleSoft software experience preferred Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles required (GAAP) Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills required Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple priorities Ability to work independently and in a team setting Knowledge of contracting, construction/design industry, project management and consulting agreements preferred Ability to identify issues, recommend solutions, and implement resolutions Strong analytical skills and effective problem-solving abilities; makes decisions using data; anticipates risks and consequences of current issues on future project outcomes Ability to build and maintain key relationships and to coordinate with other departments and owners Customer-service oriented perspective and an effective listener Must be a self-starter, capable of identifying needs/ requirements and taking independent action Education and Professional Certification Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting/ Finance major preferred) CPA a plus Minimum 5 years’ experience, including managing others LOCATION This position is remote-eligible, but candidates that are local to the Marriott Headquarters in Bethesda, MD is highly preferred. This position requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment, subject to applicable law. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation request is received and approved. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.