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Hyatt Manager, Corporate Accounting in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description:

Hyatt Hotels Corporation seeks a self-motivated professional accounting manager to join its Corporate Accounting –Loyalty & Fees team. Responsibilities include general oversight of assigned processes within the Hyatt monthly and quarterly close process. This includes the review of journal entries, monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations as well as financial statement analytics across all Hyatt entities. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the enhancement of internal controls and participating in special projects that incorporate a wide range of accounting exposure. The individual will also be expected to ensure the quality of work delivered by the Loyalty & Fees team’s Staff and Senior Accountants, as well as make significant contributions to the Staff and Senior Accountant’s training and development.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage the team’s tasks/deliverables to ensure on-time and accurate completion.

  • Review work performed by team members, such as: billing files, monthly journal entries, financial statement analytics, account reconciliations, and quarterly cashflow/footnote submissions.

  • Manage the process around statutory audit reports for which the team is responsible.

  • Demonstrate strong project management skills, specifically around process improvement.

  • Contribute to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including documentation of process areas and testing of key controls.

  • Field and resolve inquiries from management, customers, and external auditors.

  • Assist with the optimization of accounting procedures and special projects, as required.

  • Train and develop senior and staff accountants.

  • 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

  • Required: 5 years of experience in corporate accounting and/or public accounting

  • Preferred: Supervisory responsibilities or other experience that requires ensuring the quality of work delivered by other individuals.

Education

  • Required: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • Preferred: Master's degree in accounting

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Required: None

  • Preferred: CPA - Certified Public Accountant

Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job

  • Required: Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office

  • Preferred: Financial ERP systems (Oracle preferred)

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago

Organization: Hyatt Corporate Office

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Accounting/Finance/Tax

Req ID: CHI010582

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.

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