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Corporate Accounting Manager

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  9590

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

Job Summary

The Manager of Corporate Accounting manages the day-to-day operations of the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Corporate Accounting team. This entails managing the daily work activities of accounting personnel, reviewing work product on a regular basis and providing technical and professional development to the general ledger accounting team. Functions include oversight of the monthly accrual and financial review process, oversight of corporate/BU payroll accounting, and documentation around accounting’s internal process flows and policies in accordance with SOX guidelines.

  • Management of the monthly financial close process. Includes working closely with functional managers, directors and VPs to ensure that expenses and allocations are properly recorded and monthly income statements are reviewed, understood and approved timely.
  • Assist in the quarterly external reporting process by preparing schedules for quarterly and annual filings to the SEC, providing support to external auditors, assisting in updating quarterly reporting packages and various ad hoc requests.
  • Perform reviews of balance sheet analysis created by senior accountant to ensure that reconciling items are followed up on timely.  Support monthly balance sheet reviews with financial management explaining monthly changes while providing status of reconcilement issues.
  • Coach and mentor team members by providing regular feedback throughout the month.  Assist staff in career development to enhance their current skill set, develop technical competencies and improve the overall performance of the general ledger accounting team.
Scope & Complexities

 

Complexity:
The Corporate Accouting Manager is responsible for ensuring the financial statements of WH&R are prepared in accordance with GAAP and there is a significant dependency on this person’s ability to properly apply proper accounting treatment for many transactions.  Due to the volume of transaction this person is responsible for overseeing (cash, payroll etc.), senior management relies on this person heavily to make solid and accurate decisions on the recording of transactions properly. This person has a high level of autonomy with respect to many account balances within the financial statements, with a high emphasis on cash, intercompany and payroll.  This position also deals with sensitive and confidential financial data on a routine basis and requires a high level of integrity to keep such information confidential. This position supervises one direct report but also is viewed as a person that will routinely be expected to provide guidance to other staff accountants within the WHR Franchise accounting team whenever necessary.

 

Scope/Financial Responsibility:
The Corporate Accouting Manager is a critical position to support the monthly accounting close as well as the quarterly external reporting close process.  This position will also be working with extremely sensitive and confidential financial and personal data which requires a high degree of integrity.  Additionally, this associate is required to work a significant amount of overtime in support of not only monthly closes, but quarterly closes. This associaten will have significant exposure to Senior Financial Executives.

 

Abilities/Key Competencies/Skills:
The Corporate Accouting Manager is required to possess solid accounting skills and knowledge of US GAAP.  Additionally, since this position is unique in that is not only supports the monthly general accounting close, but also supports the external reporting group in the quarterly external close process of filing the 10-Q/K with the SEC.  Since this person will have significant exposure to Senior Management, excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Experience & Education
  • Degree in accounting/finance, advanced knowledge of excel, with previous experience using Oracle, preferred.
  •  Should have at least 5 - 7 years experience working in a mix of public company accounting department with previous month end closing experience preferred.
  • Solid understanding of financial reporting concepts and US GAAP.
  • CPA preferred but not required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
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