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Senior Accountant


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  20422

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

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for the accurate and timely performance of various assigned functions in support of the month-end close and reporting process.  The candidate will ensure proper accounting treatment of transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) by performing analytical reviews and identifying issues as they arise.  The candidate will also support the quarterly reporting and audit cycle by preparing reporting schedules and assisting with assigned audit requests.  This position will also assist with preparing supporting schedules in connection with our various statutory audits.

In addition to the supporting the close process, this position will be responsible for overseeing the fixed asset process as well as preparing account reconciliations and balance sheet analyses.  The candidate will also assist with special projects that arise throughout the year.

The candidate should be self motivated and will be required to independently take action to achieve the organization’s goals.  The candidate should have strong PC skills, including Excel, Oracle and Hyperion (Enterprise/HFM) and strong communication skills (both written and verbal).


  1. Oversee the fixed asset process including reconciling project accounting and fixed asset sub ledgers, construction in progress projects as well as lease accounting.  Run monthly depreciation and close out projects from IT Finance team.  Bi-annually, collaborate with IT Finance with fixed asset reviews for acceleration of life and/or write-off, where applicable.  
  2. Prepare and record journal entries and perform various assigned functions in support of the month-end and quarterly close and reporting processes.
  3. Support the quarterly reporting and audit cycle by preparing reporting schedules and assisting with assigned audit requests.
  4. Assist with financial projects and initiatives throughout the year including compiling support of tax packages. 
  5. Identify opportunities to streamline accounting data and processes and work cross functionally to design and implement changes.


  • Individual will be responsible for making day to day decisions as it relates to their job function. On technical issues, the individual will need to identify the appropriate solution to be reviewed and approved by the manager.
  • Individual is self motivated and independently takes action to achieve the organization’s goals.
  • Decision making can have a positive and/or negative impact on the operating results of the company due to the nature of the position (i.e. accounting).  
  • Provide guidance and support to assist team members and help improve performance and develop skills.

Scope/Financial Responsibility

Assist in the preparation and review of WHR financial results through balance sheet and profit and loss analysis and ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements.

Abilities/Key Competencies/Skills

  1. Strong technical accounting and analytical skills.
  2. Knowledge of practices and concepts associated with GAAP.
  3. Strong PC skills, including Excel, Oracle, and Hyperion (HFM).
  4. Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to interact with all levels of the organization and external contacts.
  5. Detail oriented, self-motivated and able to work on cross functional teams.
  6. Innovative team player that challenges current processes.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  2. 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience.
  3. Public accounting experience preferred.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 22 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 95 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, Registry Collection Hotels, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Alltra, 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 9,000 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