Marriott Finance Manager in Swindon, United Kingdom

Posting Date Mar 12, 2018

Job Number 18000PV4

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Location Swindon Marriott Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire VIEW ON MAP

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Management

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels , Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Swindon is a thriving town which has seen a lot of investment in recent years. It has an economy ranking amongst the top 5 UK cities for performance – but without the price tag of larger cities. Located in the heart of the breath-taking Wiltshire countryside, Swindon has become a popular destination for business and leisure visitors alike. The Swindon Marriott Hotel caters for this mix of travellers by providing modern, state of the art facilities with a personal and friendly service.

With its great transport links and ideal location near the hustle and bustle of the historic Old Town area, it’s no wonder that the Swindon Marriott has become a leading hotel in the local area and an outstanding example of the Marriott Hotels brand. Marriott’s award winning in house development programme recognizes, nurtures and promotes talent. Benefit from industry leading training, whilst also having the opportunity to transfer internationally within the largest hotel network in the world.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Finance department for a Finance Manager to join our team! The role is a full time position of 40 hours a week.


Education and Experience

  • Full/part-qualified accounting qualification or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from College or University; or three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Hotel accounting experience is essential, operational experience is also preferred but not essential.

Position Summary:

The Finance Manager is responsible for managing the hotel’s day-to-day Accounting function, assisting the Cluster Director of Finance in providing financial leadership to the business and clear structure and direction to the Finance team. Primary responsibilities include preparation and analysis of the financial reports and reconciliations, internal and external reporting, budgeting/forecasting, audit and control, asset and liability reconciliation, working capital and cash control.

Duties and responsibilities:

Achieving Business Results

  • Supports strategies and conducts activities to drive financial results, guest satisfaction, human capital index and market share.

  • Effectively manages the day to day operation of Accounting to execute finance and accounting responsibilities for the property.

  • Assists the Cluster DOF in developing the annual business plan, budgets, forecasts, financial reports, tax compliance, and profit and loss statements.

Supporting Profitability and Revenue Goals

  • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

  • Verifies that profits and losses are documented accurately, in line with Marriott Processes and procedures.

  • Communicates with and provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

  • Demonstrates leadership by using interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourages others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution, solve problems and make decisions..

Managing Projects and Policies

  • Maintains a strong accounting & operational control environment to safeguard assets improve operations and profitability and manage business risks.

  • Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.

  • Reconciles balance sheet and ensures account balances are current and supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs. Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities

  • Facilitates critique meetings to review results with management team.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with associates and ensures associates do the same within the team.

  • Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Manages internal, external and regulatory audit processes and ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), verifying that hotel policies are administered fairly and consistently. What’s in it for me? Giving associates opportunities to grow and succeed is part of the company’s DNA. As a company we offer unrivalled career and professional development opportunities.

Some of the fantastic benefits you would be entitled to if you joined Marriott International include:

Free hot meals on shifts

Use of hotel facilities

3 course birthday dinner each year

Discounted stays at Marriott hotels worldwide

Cycle to work scheme


Car parking


Service awards and appreciation week


Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.