**Job Number** 21009761
**Job Category** Finance & Accounting
**Location** Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College
Boulevard, Santa Clara, California, United States VIEW ON MAP
**Brand** Marriott Hotels Resorts
**Position Type** Management
Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW
Marriott and Marriott Hotels.
**Marriott Hotels** , Marriott International's flagship brand
with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of
hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with
Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering
premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details.
With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.
**JW Marriott** is part of Marriott International's luxury
portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in
gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world.
JW believes our associates come first. Because if you're happy, our
guests will be happy. It's as simple as that. Our hotels offer a
work experience unlike any other, where you'll be part of a
community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of
co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development,
recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really
pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests
exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates.
That's The JW Treatment.
Assists in the development and implementation of property-wide
strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the
needs and expectations of the brand's target customer and property
employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable
the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and
brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment. In
addition, assists with the creation and execution of a business
plan that is aligned with the property and brand's business
strategy and focuses on the execution of financial and accounting
activities and the delivery of desirable financial results.
**Education and Experience**
4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related
major; 1 year experience in the finance and accounting or related
Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no
work experience required.
**CORE WORK ACTIVITIES**
**Assisting in Planning and Decision Making**
Assists in the development of means to improve profit, including
estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities,
Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and
creates annual budget plans.
Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against
Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted
wages for more efficient budget planning.
Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of
information by breaking down information or data into separate
Assists in the creation of the annual operating budget for the
Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify
cost saving and productivity opportunities for property
Assists in the implementation of a system of appropriate
controls to manage business risks.
Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment
to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
Analyzes financial data and market trends.
Assists in the development and implementation of a comprehensive
annual business plan which is aligned with the company's and
brand's strategic direction.
Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating
department's actual and projected sales.
Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to
changes in the business.
**Assisting in Leading Finance & Accounting Team**
Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead,
influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business
decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by
Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner
priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members clear
accountability backed by appropriate authority.
Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports
according to Standard Operating Procedures.
**Anticipating and Delivering on the Needs of Key
Attends meetings and communicating with the owners,
understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners,
corporate, guests, etc.).
Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner
that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner
Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance
with brand SOPs and owner requirements.
Facilitates critique meetings to review information with
**Developing and Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals**
Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current,
collected and/or accrued.
Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery
Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget
goals, team goals, etc.
Improves profit growth in operating departments.
Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.
**Managing Projects and Policies**
Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form
of reports, presentations, etc.
Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are
supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly
matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting
Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures
(SOPs and LSOPs).
Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures
**Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities**
Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful
Ensures property policies are administered fairly and
Ensures new hires participate in the department's orientation
Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training to
successfully perform their job.
Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members
based on their individual strengths, development needs, career
aspirations and abilities.
Conducts performance review process for employees.
Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.
_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._