Staff Accountant

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
Finance and Accounts
Level:
Others
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
05-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:
1613756

Staff Accountant
21 Nov 2016

Wyndham Vacation Ownership is currently seeking a Staff Accountant in Redmond, Washington. This position is responsible for completing all accounting functions for resorts and/or HOA's as assigned under the Wyndham Vacation Ownership umbrella. He/she will ensure the timely and accurate reporting of financial statements in conformity with GAAP while coordinating the general accounting function of the resort sites and providing useful information to the Company's decision makers. This includes but is not limited to the following: completing monthly general ledger close activities: preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, budgets & forecasts, variance explanations, account reconciliations and various analyses as required. The position will submit key information/results to management in a timely manner and recommend actions to be taken that will result in adherence to budget. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Resort accounting and month end financial statements:

- Prepare journal entries essential to building an accurate general ledger
- Complete necessary accruals and reclassifications
- Review Resort Financial statements. Work with Resort Manager and/or Accounting management team to solve any discrepancy or errors as necessary
- Complete monthly variance reports, discussing all financial statement lines with material variances from budget
- Work closely with resorts to create annual budget
- Work directly with operational leaders as it relates to forecasting and P&L reviews. Identify accounting and internal control issues within the assigned business units directly and indirectly related to their forecast, develop action plans for resolution, communicate findings and assist in the action plans for resolution. Participate in operations and planning meetings as requested or assigned.

- GL Balance Sheet Accounts:

- Reconcile or Approve balance sheet accounts, as assigned, for all WorldMark, Canada, Club UDI, WRDC and HOA entities
- Prepare reconciliation work papers for monthly review and audit
- Complete the monthly general ledger close process to stay within the stated timelines.

- Ad Hoc Reporting and Analysis required by management.
- Process Improvement

- Develop process flows, identify process constraints and implement improvements to the Department.

Qualifications


- Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance from Accredited College or University.
- 2 to 3 years finance or accounting experience working within a general ledger and supporting month end close and reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
- Intermediate understanding of GAAP accounting
- Proficient in Microsoft products, especially in Excel.
- Able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
- Excellent professional communication skills, good organization skills, ability to multi-task & coordinate multiple projects.
- Deadline conscious with strong drive, initiative and the ability to work well in time-sensitive situations.
- Excellent strategic, analytical and creative thinking aptitude in both an independent and team environment.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, be well organized, perform under stressful situations and communicative effectively.
- PeopleSoft, Monarch, Brio, and/or Business Objects experience preferred.
- CPA or MBA desirable, but not required.
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Envision your career with one of the world's largest hospitality companies. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its five primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Shell Vacations Club and Margaritaville Vacation Club®. As of December 31, 2014, we have developed or acquired more than 200 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 24,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 17,000 associates globally.

As one of FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Companies, Wyndham Worldwide is one family, one team of professionals who actively strive to provide our customers and each other with our signature Count On Me! Service promise. A promise to be responsive to needs, to be respectful in every way and deliver a great experience. It's more than a promise, at Wyndham it's been recognized as a commitment, visible in our awards including Newsweek's 100 Greenest Companies, Diversity Inc's 25 Noteworthy Companies and Ethisphere Institute Lists of the World's Most Ethical Companies amongst others. Come and join our Wyndham Family and discover the rewards for your career.

Benefits

A career at Wyndham offers you great benefit opportunities with a competitive package of salary, benefits and recognition. In addition to great employee discounts on such travel related areas as hotel & lodging, car rentals & other goods & services, you will receive:

- Medical/dental and vision care plans
- A 401(k) program that matches dollar for dollar up to 6% of salary (to government max)
- Programs that include Flexible Spending Accounts, short & long term disability, life insurance & educational assistance amongst others
Along the way, you will have an opportunity to contribute to improving the world around us through our volunteer efforts and global sustainability program, Wyndham Green.

Come and be part of One Family, One Team, One Company . . . Wyndham

People Make the Difference

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
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Contact: HR Department

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