Hyatt Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting & Consolidations in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description:

The Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting & Consolidations will play a key role in both external and internal management reporting. This individual will work closely with their managers, as well as financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, regional finance teams and the corporate accounting to consolidate the Company’s results. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for the preparation of the Company’s disclosures included in its 10-Q and 10-K as well as have primary responsibility to prepare reporting to government agencies and standalone entity audits. A successful candidate for this role will be strong in both technical accounting as well as analytical skills.

  • Preparation of consolidated balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and footnotes in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements

  • Prepare consolidation and intercompany elimination entries

  • Coordinate monthly internal reporting and analysis package, including working with the business unit finance teams to streamline process and improve content

  • Prepare support to be provided to external auditors for the Hyatt Hotels Corporation audit

  • Prepare separate entity external audited financial statements and footnotes

  • Assist with the optimization of consolidation and reporting procedures, including reducing the time to close and report results

  • Participate in assigned special projects as needed

  • Ensure XBRL reporting requirements are met

  • Prepare consolidation and intercompany elimination entries

  • Participate in the preparation of materials for the Company’s Audit Committee of the Board of Directors Meetings

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Hyatt core values.

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Qualifications:

Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting and/or public accounting. Ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of public accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of hotel industry and previous SEC and financial experience a plus.

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting

Certificates

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred, not required.

Computer Skills

  • Strong PC Skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hyperion knowledge a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Oral and written communications – communicates effectively at all levels both verbally and in writing; responds appropriately to verbal and non-verbal cues; can succinctly get messages across that have desired effect.
  • Expertise – demonstrates a high degree of professional accounting competence in correctly translating business process activity into journal entries; can efficiently and accurately gauge the accounting accuracy of entries prepared by others; timely and independently resolves ad hoc accounting research issues.
  • Organizing – can proactively marshal resources, including people, to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.
  • Customer focus – views every customer contact as an opportunity to add value and enhance relationships. Considers the impact on customers as a barometer to use in decision making.
  • Personal integrity and trust – is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago
Organization: Hyatt Corporate
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Accounting/Finance/Tax
Req ID: CHI008351

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.