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 Accounting Manager will manage all accounting, budgeting and forecasting activities associated with WorldMark, the Club, Wyndham Resort Development Management and/or any other entity as assigned under the Wyndham Destinations umbrella. He/she will ensure the timely and accurate reporting of financial statements in conformity with GAAP. This includes but is not limited to the following: managing accountants and analysts; training and developing individual skills; reviewing monthly general ledger close activities: reviewing and assisting in the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, budgets & forecasts, variance explanations, account reconciliations and various analysis as required. The Accounting Manager will submit key information/results to management in a timely manner and recommend actions to be taken that will result in adherence to budget. This position works collaboratively with Management and the accounting staff in Club Accounting to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial information.
Essential Job Functions
Manage direct reports and perform supervisory functions as required. This includes but is not limited to regular performance reviews and updates, employee development, hiring, training and disciplinary actions
Facilitate the monthly general ledger close process to stay within the timelines. Prepare, Review, Supervise preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliations and forecasts that assist the Clubs Operational partners and boards to manage day to day decision making.
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. Act as liaison between the Accounting team and operations management.
Ad Hoc Reporting and Analysis required by management.
Process Improvement – Develop process flows, identify process constraints and implement improvements to the Department.
May participate in planning/oversight of departmental, hospitality or WVO staff events.
May support peers in development of Accountants within department.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance from Accredited College or University.
CPA or MBA desirable, but not required.
Knowledge and Skills
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.
Advanced understanding of GAAP accounting.
Highly Proficient in Microsoft products, excellent in Excel.
Working knowledge of financial and statistical analysis.
PeopleSoft, Monarch, Brio, and/or Business Objects experience preferred.
5+ years finance or accounting experience.
3+ years management experience.
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 email@example.com, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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