Hyatt Manager, Global Policies and Procedures in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description:

Hyatt Hotels Corporation seeks a self-motivated professional accountant to joint its Technical Accounting – Global Policies and Procedures team. This individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing significant non-routine transactions and provide accounting conclusions under US GAAP
  • Drafting technical memos to document the company’s accounting conclusions related to non-routine transactions
  • Analyzing, implementing, and training on new accounting pronouncements, as they are issued.
  • Consulting and providing research assistance to Business Unit teams and other members of the finance organization to ensure the proper application of US GAAP to unique or unusual transactions.
  • Developing and delivering training on transactional activity, issued policies and procedures, and new accounting pronouncements
  • Assist business unit teams and finance organization with the implementation and consistent application of global accounting policies and compliance with US GAAP
  • Review significant non-routine transactions to ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Draft technical accounting memos to document the Company’s accounting positions and internal policies
  • Review new accounting pronouncements and implementation as applicable
  • Develop and deliver training on transactional activity, issued policies and procedures and on new accounting pronouncements
  • Participate in assigned special projects as necessary
  • Serve as a key liaison between the Global Policies & Procedures team and the external auditors, including answering inquiries, preparing and providing support, coordinating requests and organizing semi-annual trainings
  • 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

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in corporate accounting and/or public accounting.
  • Knowledge of hotel industry accounting standards and previous hotel accounting experience a plus
  • Experience working at a large multinational accounting firm (Big 4) a plus

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, preferred

Certificates

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required

Computer Skills

  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office
  • Experience with financial reporting systems, particularly Hyperion, 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 profressional 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 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 Office
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Accounting/Finance/Tax
Req ID: CHI009140