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Hyatt Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting in CHICAGO, Illinois


Hyatt Hotels Corporation seeks a self-motivated professional accountant to join its Corporate Accounting – Compensation team. Responsibilities include general oversight of assigned processes within the Hyatt monthly and quarterly close process. This includes preparation of journal entries, monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations as well as financial statement analytics across 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. * Preparation of monthly journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and analyticals over significant account balances including incentive compensation, stock-based compensation, and insurance * Provide financial support to Risk Management, HR Compensation, and Payroll teams * Field and resolve inquiries from management and external auditors.
* Contribute to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including documentation of process areas and testing of key controls. * Preparation of quarterly external reporting schedules * Assist with the optimization of accounting procedures and special projects, as required. * 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

Experience * 1-2 years of experience in corporate accounting and/or public accounting Education * Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field * Master’s degree in accounting (preferred) Certificates, Licenses, Registrations * CPA – Certified Public Accountant (preferred) Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job * Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office * Financial ERP systems (Oracle preferred) Additional Comments and Requirements * 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: CHI009946

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