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Tax Accountant


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  9612

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

Job Summary

Responsible for the accurate and timely performance of various assigned functions in support of the monthly, quarterly and annual transactional tax returns and month-end close process. Ensures the accuracy of assigned Managed Hotel tax liabilities and payments, reports and data files; reviews the financial results and provides communication to management. May identify and implement necessary controls to ensure the Company's tax liabilities and/or financial statements are accurate, reliable and in conformity with individual local and state laws as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). May also be involved on special projects, ad-hoc reporting, and other requests from the sales, marketing, corporate, resort management, and/or finance. 


•    Manages transaction tax functions including hotel occupancy tax, sales and use tax, parking tax, food and beverage tax, real estate and personal property tax and business licenses
•    Ensures timely filing and generation of multistate hotel occupancy tax remittances, sales and use tax remittances, parking tax remittances, food and beverage tax remittances, entertainment tax remittances, real estate and personal  property tax remittances and business license remittances
•    Prepare tax JE’s
•    Reconcile monthly tax accruals 
•    Trains and assists hotel staff with hotel occupancy and sales and use taxability, exemptions by state
•    Research and maintain current tax rules and rates for assigned states
•    Assist in gathering audit information
•    Prepare monthly tax due date calendar
•    Review monthly exemption compliance
•    Communicate directly with states and local agencies
•    Assist Inn’s with any tax questions that arise in assigned states

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a major in Tax, Accounting or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in an tax
  • Hotel transactional tax experience preferred.
  • Current knowledge of US GAAP.

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