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Hyatt Accounting Specialist Corporate Finance in ZURICH, Switzerland

Description:
Main Duties & Responsibilities * Support Corporate Accountant / Manager of Corporate Finance in the day to day accounting and finance activities for Hyatt’s European based legal entities (France, UK, Italy, Austria, Switzerland) including preparing journal entries. * Submit vendor invoices with proper coding for processing and approval in Markview, as well as auditing account coding for invoices submitted by other colleagues * Execute payment run on a weekly basis for each entity * Prepare various clearing files and journal entries for allocations of costs across departments * Follow up on outstanding accounts receivables (AR) balances on a monthly basis * AR cash application (apply payments to the corresponding customer and invoices in Oracle) * Update bank transaction files on a regular basis and prepare cash entries for closings * Responsible for billback process - raise recharge invoices, attach support in iReceivables, reconcile and maintain unbilled receivable file * Accruals – request accrual information from departments; obtain proper support; record accruals and monitor for reasonableness * Support in preparation of intercompany billback entries, invoices and supporting files during month end close * Submit Service Now tickets for setting up new vendors in Oracle * Assist in responding to inquiries for travel expense report submissions (iExpense) from regional offices employees as well as GenPact team in India as necessary * Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly or quarterly basis for the assigned accounts in Blackline * Based on the reconciliations performed, prepare journal entries for any necessary corrections * Assist in other tasks, as needed, in the absence of team members * Assist with a number of other processes and projects maintained at the Regional Office * Ensure compliance with policies and procedures and update documentation as necessary

Qualifications:
* Swiss or EU passport holder * Degree in accounting, finance or business administration * One to three years of experience in accounting * Strong attention to detail with a desire to achieve results * Able to set and manage priorities * Team player * Good corporate role model, proactive, fair and approachable * Personable and pleasant to deal with, discreet, reliable and diplomatic * Positive “can do” attitude and flexible approach * Excellent communication skills, able to develop close communications and relationships with colleagues in regional offices as well as hotels * Understands and respects local cultural differences and customs, able to adapt to changing environment * Computer skills, particularly the use of various required financial systems (Oracle and Blackline desirable, Excel) * English, French fluency (written and spoken) is a must-have, German, Italian is an advantage * Able to work on weekends and/or on public holidays, when required (example: closing)

Primary Location: CH-ZH-Zurich
Organization: EAME Regional Office
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Administrative
Req ID: ZUR000441

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