Accounting Manager at Marriott International - Dubai

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Job Description Posting Date Apr 15, 2021Job Number 21035352Job Category Finance & AccountingLocation Dubai Area Office, Central Park Towers Level 12, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAPBrand CorporateSchedule Full-TimeRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementLocated Remotely? NMarriott 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? JOB SUMMARY Effectively maintains the operation of the Accounting department to execute finance and accounting responsibilities for the Continent office. Provides strong technical expertise and direction to support the Continent Leadership Team on day to day basis by ensuring compliance with Marriott International Policies (MIP) as well as International and Local Standard Operating Procedures (ISOPs and LSOPs). CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience Accounting Qualification or Studying towards an Accounting qualification. High school diploma/ exams Ideally minimum 3 years of Accounting experience System knowledge of Peoplesoft is an advantage but not essential. Microsoft Excel Proficient CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Managing Work, Projects, and Policies Reviews the monthly Balance sheet reconciliation and share comments with preparer and Assistant Director of Finance Oversees monthly payroll process and ensure accuracy and timeliness of payroll runs, as well payroll related journals for month end Approves Kyriba entries (accounting part) Approves invoice payment through the Accounts Payable system up to the set limit Prepares the monthly allocation out and other month end journals as required Assists with the statutory audit process by liaising with various stakeholders and assisting with audit queries Assists with MIP-66 certifications Manages, coaches, trains and develops a small team of accounting professionals Follows accounting policies and procedures, aligned with company's targets Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls. Coordinates and implements work and projects as assigned. Complies with laws applying to procedures. Reviews processes and provides recommendations on process improvements Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc. Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Manages the flow of questions and directs questions. Supporting Operations Works with team to put sustainable work processes and systems in place that support the execution of the strategy. Supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc. Establishes and maintains complete and up-to-date information to ensure accurate reporting. Represents team in all interactions. Additional Responsibilities Informs, updates, and provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person in a timely manner. Attends and participates in all relevant meetings. Presents ideas, expectations and information in a concise, organized manner. Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up. Maintains positive working relations with internal customers and department managers. Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner. Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager. MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES Leadership • 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 action. • 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. Managing Execution • 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 - Gather information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirement to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed. Building Relationships • 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 objectives. 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. 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. o Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Supports the day-to-day execution of general ledger impacted processes, including support to clients as they work with and understand these processes. Performs accounting functions specifically in the areas of account balancing, ledger reconciliation, reporting and discrepancy resolution.CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience• 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work experience required.OR• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Finance and Accounting or related major; 2 years experience in finance and accounting or related professional area.CORE WORK ACTIVITIESManaging Work, Projects, and Policies • Coordinates and implements accounting work and projects as assigned.• Coordinates, implements and follows up on Accounting SOP audits for all areas of


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