Job Description: Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.
As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department objectives. Generally works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, monitoring the flow of work between own department and others in alignment with business strategies, selecting and developing effective managers and work teams, managing own organization through reliable systems and processes, and producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision making process.
Specific Job Summary
The Senior Manager, Financial Analysis for the Marketing & Sales Finance & Accounting function is responsible for compiling required information/data, performing detailed analysis, quantifying impact to the business and presenting findings to Senior Finance and M&S Leadership teams. Oversight for the site and corporate analysis processes, sales and marketing performance and monitoring of business requirements as it relates to specific areas, LRP and Budget coordination/support, coordination of data compilation for other business areas including but not limited to Investor Relations, Internal and External audit, Corporate FP&A, M&S Corporate, and Senior Finance Leaders and coordination of month end and forecasting requirements for M&S, Services and Digital are just some of the business needs that will be analyzed on a regular basis. In addition, responsible for assisting Vice President of Finance in developing analytical/reporting tools to support the M&S organization and growth goals.
Contributes to team, department and/or business results by performing more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
Works to enhance the organization's capabilities through effective staffing and development of others by:
using appropriate MVW interviewing tools to hire the best managers available from inside or outside.
hiring for diversity and balance of skills.
setting and maintaining high standards for team and individual performance.
providing timely coaching and feedback.
making and rewarding distinctions in performance.
Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.
providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.
participating in setting department operating plans.
recognizing and celebrating team successes.
achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
Performs other duties as appropriate.
Specific Expected Contributions
Maximize company revenues and profitability by developing and maintaining analytic reporting tools to assist management in better decision-making and data management for all functions under Business Partner responsibility (including, but not limited to, M&S, Call Centers, Customer Services, Commissions Accounting, Digital, Marketing, Sales Operations, etc.).
Support Business Planning efforts via identification of issues and analysis of assumptions and scenarios. Review ISP and LRP results to determine where issues/potential opportunities may exist.
Track, analyze and derive insights on marketing efforts and sales performance.
Develop and enhance science-oriented sales and marketing management tools with the goal of contract sales and cost optimization across all segments.
Identify opportunities to improve reporting via automation, consistency, business partnering to identify needs of users of the information
Interact regularly and independently with senior level M&S management in developing approaches to project and manage new marketing opportunities.
Provide key information to be utilized in the evaluation of new product ventures (i.e., new sales promotions, new marketing programs, compensation management, etc.) and other ad hoc projects requested by the business
Accountable for processes such as accurate reporting for M&S at the Enterprise, Site, and Corporate Department levels.
Directing efforts of multi-discipline teams focused on performance involvement. Involves building relationships across functions at all levels of management in the organization.
Coordinates and directs consolidation of information for LRP, Forecast, and Budget in a streamlined format as requested by management to provide analysis on both project and distribution views
Review and provide analysis on financial information in support of Senior M&S and F&A Leaders,, Investor Relations, Corporate FP&A and internal/external audit ensuring accuracy, consistency, and completeness of information utilized in crossover discipline reporting.
Participate in cross functional task forces (results improvement teams
Perform cost/benefit analysis for project decisions
Present project results in a complete, efficient manner to senior management
Promote associate morale; develop good working relationships with others for greater efficiencies and synergy.
Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:
Generally a professional position with specific knowledge and experience in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology) as well as associate management experience. College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.
Specific Candidate Profile
Skills & Attributes
Advanced skills in Microsoft EXCEL
Knowledge of G/L systems and other marketing systems a plus
Experience with extracting and transforming data
Strong Analytical skills with quantitative/financial approach to problem solving
Strong communication and organizational skills including ability to present complex information in an understandable format to all levels of management.
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Proven ability to work with people at all levels in an organization and encourage business partnering
Proven ability to readily adapt to change and work under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture
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