Job Number 20026235
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Asia/Pacif/Australia Region| Suite 1108 11th Floor Cityplaza
One| Hong Kong S.A.R.| Hong Kong| Hong Kong S.A.R.
Position Type Management
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Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company| with more brands|
more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We
believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So| we ask|
where will your journey take you?
The Accounting Manager supports the Director| Accounting| Hong Kong in the
Continent’s accounting operations. Key responsibilities include ensuring the
completeness of legal subsidiary ledgers for which he/she is assigned in order
to facilitate timely income tax return information and separate auditable
entity financial statements| financial statement preparation| coordination of
audits and review and analysis of unaudited entities. This position is also
responsible for providing subject matter expertise on the local financial
statement and audit requirements. He/She will closely work with and support
Continent tax and entity functions and general administration.
Education and Experience
Minimum of 4 years public accounting and/or commercial accounting experience.
Proven manager with ability to lead a team toward the accomplishment of organizational goals and objectives and promote a positive working environment
Previous experience in dealing with management will be an added advantage
Preference for Big 4 external audit background as well as accounting experience with major multinational corporation
B.S Degree in Accounting| Finance or related discipline.
CPA or advanced degree preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent interpersonal and management skills to supervise and positively influence fellow associates in the team
Develop and maintain close partnerships with business/operational counterparts
Good organizational skills; effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments
Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently; strong time management skills
Ability to make decisions in a timely manner and under pressure. Comfort with challenging status quo to improve effectiveness
A good team player to promote collaboration in work environment
Fluency in English and Chinese
High degree of initiative; highly motivated self-starter
Creative thinker regarding process improvement and systematic process analysis
Customer service orientation with both internal and external customers
Supports| manages| and initiates change within the organization| taking steps to remove barriers or to accelerate its pace
Willing to travel
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Ensure that all month-ended| quarterly-ended and yearly-ended closing are completed accurately and properly reflected in the Profit and Loss accounts and Balance Sheets for all Hong Kong entities are in accordance with Corporate policies and guidelines in a timely manner
Ensure meeting all closing deadlines as set by Corporate Office. Improve financial governance and compliance with existing and any new reporting requirements under US GAAP| IFRS and local regulations
Manage processes and procedures for producing foreign subsidiary financial statements and supporting schedules required for all local reporting requirements
Ensure completion of audits for all Hong Kong entities is in a timely manner and in conjunction with local filing deadlines. Develop and implement ways to improve audit processes. Manage annual statutory audit fees to achieve budgeted levels
Assist tax department with the timely and accurate completion of local tax returns
Provide support and expertise related to entity accounting issues in support of proposed above-property and shared service activities/initiatives
Monitor IP integration project status to ensure the new structure is set up effectively for OFB billing function with proper contract assignment and accounting for the entity book is complying with accounting standards
Lead| coach and develop fellow associates to build the team core competence
Assists in the preparation for annual external audit
Provide/Attend training sessions in overseas when required
Perform other duties as assigned
Adaptability – Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.
Communication – Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
Problem Solving and Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues| problems| and opportunities; obtains and compares information
from different sources to draw conclusions| develops and evaluates
alternatives and solutions| solves problems| and chooses a course of
Professional Demeanor – Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Building and Contributing to Teams – Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
Driving for Results – Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates| focuses| and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
Planning and Organizing – Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.
Coworker Relationships – Interacts with others in a way that builds openness| trust| and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
Customer Relationships – Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
Global Mindset – Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles| abilities| motivations| and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation| engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
Talent Management – Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
Applied Learning – Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
Business Acumen – Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
Technical Acumen – Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
General Finance and Accounting -The ability to apply knowledge of local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (local GAAP)| current company accounting policies and procedures| general accounting and financial reporting| auditing| accounts payable| and accounts receivable practices to ensure property maintenance of business unit and/or company financial information.
Basic Competencies – Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
– Basic Computer Skills – Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g.|
personal computers| word processing software| Internet browsers| etc.).
– Mathematical Reasoning – Adds| subtracts| multiplies| or divides quickly|
correctly| and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
– Oral Comprehension – Listens to and understands information and ideas
presented through spoken words and sentences.
– Reading Comprehension – Understands written sentences and paragraphs in
work related documents.
– Writing – Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs
of the audience.