Senior Accounting Analyst, Consolidations and Reporting Job Opening

Senior Accounting Analyst, Consolidations and Reporting

Hilton Corporate

McLean, Virginia
Category: Accountant

Work Locations

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Hilton - Global Headquarters - McLean
7930 Jones Branch Drive
McLean 22102

Our Finance team serves as a critical business partner responsible for managing all global activities related to financial performance, accounting, tax, forecasting, risk management, and asset management.

What will I be doing?

As the Senior Accounting Analyst, Consolidations and Reporting, you will provide detailed support of the monthly close process to ensure accurate and timely consolidation and analysis of the Company’s financial statements that are prepared in accordance with US GAAP. You will provide support in completing general ledger close activities, internal management reporting and external reporting for banks, shareholders and other parties. You may also participate in Accounting Research and Policy activities and/or Financial Reporting activities as required.

In addition, you may be involved in the research and documentation of accounting policies, preparation of financial statement disclosures under US GAAP as well as IFRS and local accounting principles, to assist in the completion of required financial statements and SEC filings as part of a rotational program with Financial Reporting and Research and Policy. You may also be involved in other corporate accounting activities.

As the Accounting Senior Analyst, you will be responsible for completing the preparation and analysis on your assigned areas of the monthly close process. The Consolidations group is also responsible for the completion of certain monthly general ledger closing activities, external reporting, lender compliance reporting and management reporting. You will monitor the status and completeness of all tasks, ensuring timely completion in accordance with established deadlines, as well as interfacing with internal and external audit.

More specifically, you will:
  • Perform analysis on financial statement line items and prepare schedules to be included in Audit Committee materials.
  • Prepare consolidated ad hoc reports for management or external business partners.
  • Assist with preparing schedules for footnote disclosure, lender compliance reporting, and audit committee materials.
  • Prepare monthly close journal entries and/or consolidation journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  • Update and maintain accounting internal control policies and procedures and provide supporting documentation to internal audit regarding completion of control procedures.
  • Utilize the Company’s accounting policies and memos in order to understand the proper accounting treatment for items related to your responsibilities.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide requested documentation regarding financial statements and analysis.
  • Assist with normal maintenance of the metadata and implementation of improvements for the consolidation system.
  • Complete assigned portions of the general ledger close.
  • Perform special projects as needed.


What are we looking for?

We believe for success in this role, you will be a collaborative and creative self starter that demonstrates the following attributes and skills:
  • Attention to detail to prepare and analyze schedules in support of financial statements and other reporting
  • Ability to effectively communicate clear and concise ideas both verbally and in writing
  • Discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Ability to take initiative to identify, prioritize and implement all elements required for the team to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with core strategic goals
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to effectively address any issue in collaboration with others as appropriate and to proactively identify and prevent potential problems
  • Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands and appropriately prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to coordinate between various corporate offices and departments
  • Ability to disaggregate, analyze and reconcile consolidated financial data in an accurate and timely manner
To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of Public Accounting experience OR three (3) years non-public accounting experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP
It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
  • Three (3) years of Public Accounting experience OR five (5) years of non-public accounting experience
  • CPA license or exam candidate
  • Experience in SEC reporting
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience working with general ledger systems and reporting packages, specifically PeopleSoft and Hyperion Financial Management
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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Schedule

: Full-time
Brand : Hilton Corporate

Shift

: Day Job

Job Level

: Team Member

Job

: Finance