Manager HSM Accounting – Hilton Corporate – McLean

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
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 Manager| Hilton Supply Management (HSM) Finance| you will ensure the
accurate and timely accounting and reporting for the Company|s Supply
Management entity (HSM) results| as part of the Global Accounting

Consolidations & Reporting Team. The successful candidate combines accounting

analytical| and presentation skills to effectively and efficiently contribut

to the monthly close process| record and report US GAAP accountin

transactions and will liaise with the HSM Operations team| applicable. Your
outputs will include general ledger entries| schedules| reconciliations and
presentations used internally and externally within our consolidated results.

The Accounting| Consolidation & Reporting Team is primarily responsible for
accounting outside of the Centers of Excellence| consolidation| intercompany
elimination and review processes relating to monthly reporting of actual
results to both internal and external parties| in compliance with US GAAP; as
well as SOX and Audit requirements.

More specifically| you will:

Manage all aspects of HSM Finance close process inclusive of coordinating with Operations and the Centers of Excellence to effectively and efficiently close the books according to the established timelines.
Serve as the main point of contact for US GAAP accounting matters relating to Hilton|s HSM business unit.
Prepare| review and maintenance of sub-ledgers| as applicable.
Prepare of monthly journal entries for the close.
Review and analytically explain the financial statements once close is complete.
Perform general ledger reviews and prepare and/or review balance sheet reconciliations including resolution of complex discrepancies or outstanding items.
Utilize strong critical thinking and follow-through skills to monitor and maintain all contingent processes and well as quality checks on any values within the results of HSM.
Research and respond to inquiries of internal and external auditors.
Support other accounting| consolidation and reporting processes including special projects as needed.
Ensure departmental objectives and workload priorities are followed and achieved providing feedback as necessary.
Help collaborate and build cross-functional links to other finance teams as well as with Operations.
Adhere to Management Reporting deadlines to ensure overall effectiveness.
Identify| initiate| manage and implement efficiencies and/or accounting changes within the HSM unit as well as other units within the consolidated results as needed.

What are we looking for?

We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the
following attributes and skills:

Shown ability to deal with large volumes of data
Effective communication skills| both verbally and in writing
Ability to analyze departmental financial data
Ability to disaggregate| analyze and reconcile consolidated financial data in an accurate and timely manner
Understanding of general accounting policies and procedures at a transaction level
Ability to coordinate between various corporate offices
Excellent interpersonal skills to build trust and confidence in order to motivate and influence others
Demonstrates the highest standards of ethics and discretion with sensitive information
Ability to take initiative to identify| prioritize and implement actions required to achieve functional goals
Strong analytical skills including ability to address any issue in collaboration with others| identify and prevent potential problems and develop analytical skills in others
Knowledge of general ledger systems and reporting packages

To fulfill this role successfully| you should demonstrate the following
minimum qualifications:

Four (4) years of professional experience
Two (2) years of general ledger close experience
Working knowledge of US GAAP

It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

BA/BS Bachelor|s Degree and MA/MS Master|s Degree
Certified Public Accountant or exam candidate
Knowledge of the wholesale-/retail-specific accounting industry
Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Hyperion Financial Management
Advanced level Excel skills

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!