Put the World on Vacation
At Travel + Leisure Co. our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. We turn vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences through nearly 20 of the world’s leading travel brands under Wyndham Destinations, Panorama, and Travel + Leisure Co. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry by creating new possibilities for vacationers. That’s part of what makes our work fun and interesting. Every day is a chance to learn something new and influence the global business.
The Senior Accountant position will assist the manager in team support and training along with reporting and deliverables. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for the month-end close process of assigned associations, ensuring that the balance sheet accounts are free from material misstatements, fairly represent its financial position and that tight deadlines are met. The candidate will review financial results and provide communication to management. May identify and implement necessary controls whereby ensuring the Company's financial statements are reported in conformity with GAAP. At times may also be involved in special projects, ad-hoc reporting, and other requests from the sales, marketing, corporate, resort management, and/or finance. The ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, be flexible and organized, and communicate in a clear and concise manner is extremely important.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Timely accurate recording of all entries prior to general ledger close in accordance with the corporate closing schedule
Ensures financial statements are presented timely to management in accordance with GAAP, accompanied by appropriate financial variance analysis.
Financial reporting, forecasting, & budgeting
Timely accurate preparation and/or review of assigned balance sheet reconciliations and/or month end schedules to include research & resolution of reconciling items with exceptions reported to management
Assist manager in reporting and assigned deliverables.
Ensures accounting management is appropriately notified of accounting, internal control, and business issues as they develop in order to devise timely & appropriate action plans.
Performs other duties as needed
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting)
Knowledge and skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Strong initiative, flexibility and the ability to thrive in a deadline oriented atmosphere.
Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to work both independently and with peers.
Ability to develop and train staff
Strong PC skills, particularly with MS Office and Excel (function formulas, pivot tables, linked spreadsheets).
PeopleSoft experience a plus.
3+ years’ experience in a month-end close environment to include: creating journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, budgeting and forecasting, along with comparative reporting and variance explanations.
A Place for Everyone
Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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