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Finance Coordinator

Finance Coordinator
01 Aug 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group, hotel giant with an unmatched global presence, is one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide. We're a hospitality powerhouse, with 19 iconic brands united by the most generous and simplest rewards program in the business, Wyndham Rewards.

We are driving the democratization of travel by transforming to deliver better value for the everyday traveler. We believe travelers deserve great experiences and real value, and our portfolio - including our strength in economy and midscale hotels - delivers that.

Our global portfolio consists of more than 8,000 hotels and over 697,600 rooms in 77 countries under the following brands: Dolce Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Grand®, Dazzler® Hotels, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Garden® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham®, Ramada®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®.

Wyndham Rewards, ranked number one hotel rewards program for 2016-2017 by U.S. News & World Report, offers more than 50 million members the opportunity to earn and redeem points at more than 25,000 hotels, condos and homes globally.

Summary
The Finance Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of tasks in support of the WHG Accounting team. Primary responsibilities will include maintaining the monthly close SOX internal controls binder, uploading journal entries during the monthly-close process, preparing account reconciliations, printing account reconciliations submitted by satellite offices, assisting with the quarterly external auditor support process, and preparing wire requests and routing them for approval.

The candidate should be self-motivated and will be required to independently take action to achieve the organization's goals. The candidate should have strong PC skills (including Excel), and strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
Responsibilities
  • Performing various account reconciliations & managing account reconciliations submitted by satellite offices
  • Uploading journal entries during the monthly-close and preparing various journal entries
  • Assisting with quarterly external audit, annual statutory audits, and ad hoc tax requests
  • Maintaining the monthly close SOX internal controls binder
  • Preparing wire requests and routing for approval
  • Administrative responsibilities supporting the Accounting team including scheduling meetings and conference calls, submitting expense reports, filing account reconciliations and journal entries, and managing the department document retention process.
  • Research and settle intercompany balances
  • Various ad hoc requests

Qualifications
Complexity
  • Individual will be responsible for making day to day decisions as it relates to their job function. On technical issues, the individual will work closely with Management to identify and implement the appropriate solution.
  • Individual is self-motivated and shows a willingness to learn in order to achieve the organization's goals.
  • Decision making can have a positive and/or negative impact on the operating results of the company due to the nature of the position (i.e., accounting). However, this will be limited due to review processes in place.
  • No supervisory experience.
Abilities/Key Competencies/Skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong ability to multi-task, learn quickly and work well within a diverse team
  • Ability to work overtime during reporting periods (i.e., January, April, July and October) and as needed throughout the year
Experience/Certificates/Education
  • College degree required preferably in accounting
  • 0-2 years' experience required