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Staff Accountant


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  20615

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

Job Summary

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of tasks in support of the WHR Accounting team.  Primary responsibilities will include preparing journal entries in support of the monthly close process, preparing assigned balance sheet accounts reconciliations, the preparation and review of wire requests and routing them for approval, completing quarterly reporting packages, maintaining monthly internal controls support, assisting with the quarterly external auditor support process, and providing general administrative support for the WHR Finance team.

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), and strong communication skills (both written and verbal). 


  1. Performing various account reconciliations.
  2. Preparing and uploading journal entries during the month end close.
  3. Assisting with quarterly external audit, annual statutory audits, and ad hoc tax requests.
  4. Maintaining the monthly SOX internal controls binder.
  5. Preparing wire requests and routing for approval.
  6. Administrative responsibilities supporting the Accounting team including filing account reconciliations and journal entries as well as managing the department document retention process.
  7. Completing quarterly packages for external reporting.
  8. Various ad hoc requests.


  • Individual will be responsible for making day to day decisions as it relates to their job function.  On technical issues, the individual will work closely with Management to identify and implement the appropriate solution.
  • Individual is self-motivated and shows a willingness to learn in order 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).  However, this will be limited due to review processes in place.  
  • No supervisory experience.

Scope/Financial Responsibility

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

Abilities/Key Competencies/Skills

  1. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  2. Strong attention to detail and commitment to deadlines.
  3. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  4. High level of professionalism.
  5. Strong ability to multi-task, learn quickly, and work well within a diverse team.
  6. Ability to work overtime during reporting periods (i.e., January, April, July, and October) and as needed throughout the year.


  1. College degree required, preferably in accounting. 
  2. 0-2 years’ experience required.

Organizational Relationships

The position will report to the Senior Director, Accounting.

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.