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Staff Accountant

Company: Marriott Vacations Worldwide
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre 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.Job Summary: Full time position responsible for maintaining accurate financial records for multiple resort properties as assigned. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accurately recording financial transactions, reconciling and maintaining bank accounts, reviewing and verifying vendor invoices for proper coding and approvals, preparing and recording monthly journal entries, preparing accurate monthly financial statements and related reports, monitoring cash balances, maintaining adequate documentation to prove all general ledger balances, maintaining all financials schedules and files so that they are always current and neat, assisting with year-end audits and preparation for audits, and assisting with annual budget preparation.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Staff Accountant has the primary responsibility for the accurate recording of financial transactions for the resorts assigned, and for the organized maintenance of records and files.Timely preparation and distribution of monthly financial statements and reports. ALL financial reporting packages must be complete and delivered by the 25th Calendar Day of the following month.Reconciliation of all bank accounts, notification of supervisor of any necessary action to be taken.Timely and accurate preparation of rental escrow statements as applicable.Preparation and posting of accurate journal entries for billings, cash receipts, payroll, interest, rentals, service charges, assets and liabilities and adjusting journal entries.Reviewing all work carefully before submitting it for review.Verification of all balance sheet accounts and maintenance of auditors' schedules with appropriate documentation necessary to prove the current balances each month.Maintenance of all schedules and spreadsheets and keeping them current.Monitoring cash balances, ensuring sufficient cash to cover payroll and checks written, ensuring FDIC limits are not exceeded.Ensuring that all taxes are paid timely.Ensuring that vendor 1099's are prepared and mailed in a timely fashion to the appropriate vendors.Adherence to all corporate and departmental policies and procedures.Active participation within the team assigned.Answer questions from resort managers and VRI operations staffPrepare accurate and complete documentation for year-end audits and assist with questions on the auditsAssist in setting up and reviewing annual budgetsSpecial projects that may arise.Other ResponsibilitiesOther responsibilities which may or may not be assigned to other members of the team may include, but are not limited to:Filing of accounts payable, journals, and all documents according to policy.Preparation of bank deposits.Posting cash receipts.Preparation of special reports, research, and/or analyses as directed by supervisors and management.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, white out fumes, powder from print cartridges, cleaning supplies and risk of microwaves from micro wave ovens. The work environment is that of a typical office with a moderate noise level. This noise level is created by light foot traffic and office equipment noise such as computers, printers, calculators, phones, etc.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally move or lifts boxes weighing up to 35 lbs.Qualifications: BS in accounting or three or more years in experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting including understanding of general accounting practices and principles. Ability to work independently on a variety of tasks including bank reconciliations, journal entry postings, account transfers, and line-item budget reviews. Ability to produce a variety of accounting records and entries in an accurate and timely manner each month. Good time management skills. Ten-key by touch, proficiency with Excel and Word and automated accounting software.Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture

Keywords: Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Lake Forest , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Forest, California

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