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Hotel Accounting Manager


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  13625

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Hotel Accounting Manager to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

The Hotel Accounting Manager will establish and manage accounting processes; supervise the reconciliation/analysis of ledger accounts; serve in a leadership role to senior accountants, staff accountants, and accounting clerks; may manage one or more specialties in the accounting field; may manage relationships with 3rd party providers of accounting services and/or accounting system support, as well as monitor compliance with Service Level Agreements for managed hotels; may manage billing and/or vendor relationships; reviews all documentation to ensure that it complies with La Quinta and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts standards and regulations.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a major in Accounting or related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in accounting and management role
  • Hotel back-office experience preferred.
  • Current knowledge of US GAAP.

General Requirements

  • Develop and implement reconciliation procedures for various balance sheet and income statement accounts.  Review and post journal entries for monthly Accounting close.  Oversee monthly accounting close for specific properties 
  • Leadership of Accounting team
  • Oversee grouped portfolio general ledger accounts. Coordinate and respond to inquiries from owners related to those accounts.
  • Consult with, and provide assistance to, internal and external auditors on accounting procedures used in the department.  Responsible for Hotel Accounting work papers used by auditors during the quarterly reviews and annual audit.
  • Makes sure that accounting controls are established and properly maintained.
  • Develop and implement corporate accounting procedure used in accounting for various general ledger accounts for the hotel. Give input for hotel level accounting procedures.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.
  • Managerial skills needed for making recommendations within a department in the areas of compensation, staff selection, disciplinary action, complaints, staff performance appraisal, and similar supervisory duties.  Plans, assigns, and evaluates the work of subordinates for effective operations and results of the unit.
  • Makes recommendations or decisions, which usually affect the assigned unit/division, but may at times affect operations, services, individuals, or activities of others outside of the assigned unit/division.
  • Work is analytical, non-standard and widely varied requiring the interpretation and application of a variety of policies and procedures.  Analytic ability and inductive thinking are required for the application of multiple, technical activities.  Problem solving involves identification and analysis of diverse issues.
  • Makes varied decisions; supervision is present to establish general objectives relative to a specific project, to outline the desired end product and to identify potential resources for assistance.  Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate of available guidelines and procedures, interpret precedents, and adopt standard methods or practices to meet variations in facts and/or conditions.
  • Responds to and handles unfamiliar situations with little supervisory guidance.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Has extensive knowledge of a distinct trade or technical area.  Knows policies and procedures, and can recommend a course of action based upon these guidelines, modifying existing methods, procedures or forms as necessary.  May work with software applications.
  • Solves problems that are not easy to identify, but are similar to those seen before.  Solving them requires judgment such as setting priorities, evaluating results, or coordinating with others.  Solutions can often be found by using methods chosen before in similar situations.
  • Completes work that requires using original and creative thinking to develop new, moderately complex results.  The results generally impact several work groups, a large project or an extended customer base.
  • Applies, recommends and implements basic technology concepts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of a work group or has approval for the use of technology for a work group.
  • Serves as a project manager responsible for oversight of a small project team. The project typically has well defined goals and follows a well-established process (this may be recurring work).
  • Requires regular contacts to carry out programs and to explain non-specialized matters, or occasional contacts with officials at higher levels on matters requiring cooperation, explanation and persuasion.
  • Requires regular external contacts to carry out organization programs and to explain specialized matters.  Position requires contacts with customers or the public involving persons of some importance on matters requiring explanation and discussion and where the effort to influence becomes important.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark