Hilton's Finance team is responsible for managing all global activities related to financial performance, accounting, tax, forecasting, risk management, and asset management. Within Finance, Hilton Accounting and Finance Services (HAFS) manages the finance and accounting functions, both on property and at Corporate, allowing us to develop scalable, global financial processes. Our finance Centers of Excellence provides Hilton Team Members the chance for challenging career growth across a wide spectrum of critical financial functions.
What will I be doing?
As the Senior Analyst for Order To Cash (OTC) Corporate, you will perform analysis, reporting and journal entry preparation for various functions and corporate departments. In addition, you will build positive partnerships with the Managers of Corporate OTC and with team members in Record to Report (RTR). The team will lean on your attention to detail and business insight to interpret legal agreements and apply current accounting policies when preparing entries and reports. You will use these skills daily to solve problems and meet deadlines for management fees and revenue.
More specifically, you will:
Update Franchise agreement tracker, Management agreement tracker, TSA and Preopening tracker.
Update and reconcile the Fee Tracker for franchise and program fee billings.
Utilize Global Management and Franchise Agreement Repository (GMFAR) reports to update trackers and identify non-standard terms in Franchise Agreements.
Complete Franchise Agreement checklists and Management Agreement checklists as required based on SOX internal controls.
Complete month end accounting close including preparing journal entries, compiling reports, and creating queries or nVision reports for analyzing data.
Reconcile PiM reports, GMFAR reports, Gap reports to ensure completeness of legal agreement population.
Partner with auditors (internal and external) and internal departments to resolve issues identified while analyzing data and to respond to information requests.
Coordinate with third-party service providers (outsourcing provider and auditors) to ensure all necessary information is compiled, reviewed, and approved (if necessary) for credit memos, refunds, client billings, adding new customers to the master file, revenue audit, and applying and reconciling cash.
Support customers and provide input with online payment portal setup and problem-solving as well as serving as liaison with banks and IT to ensure the payment portal is accurate and meeting customer needs.
Work with Brand Management and Legal for collections default notices and pursuit of damages and fees as needed.
Document all evidence required to comply with SOX controls that apply to assigned areas of responsibility.
Collaborate with manager to establish specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish project/department goals.
Attend staff meetings pertinent to work assignments.
What are we looking for?
We believe success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:
Critical thinkers, who use both quantitative and qualitative analytical skills - including the use of logic and reasoning - to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
Outstanding Interpersonal communicators, who will positively influence Hilton's partners with excellent comprehension skills
Self-starters, who take initiative in implementing goals, are comfortable operating with a cool head under time constraints, effectively handle concurrent demands, and prioritize responsibilities
Accountable individuals, who effectively exceed in meeting deadlines, presenting results, and recommending improvements
To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
Three to five (3-5) years of professional accounting experience
Two (2) years of work experience at the Analyst level applying the principles and practical application of GAAP
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
BA/BS Bachelor's Degree and/or MA/MS Master's Degree
Experience with Microsoft Access
Experience with PeopleSoft and Hyperion Accounting System
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the world's leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities, and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
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