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Analyst, Revenue Accounting
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Hilton Worldwide | Memphis, TN
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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 Analyst, Revenue Accounting, you will work with the Team Lead of Revenue Accounting on Revenue Accounting activities, such as the coding and reconciliation of revenue from rooms, banquets/events, third parties, outlets, and rebates and promotions for over 75 hotels. The Analyst will be responsible for balancing and coding the previous day's work, identifying variances and associated adjustments, and preparing a summary of audit outcomes.

More specifically, you will:

* Balance credit card transactions from point of sales system to system of record.
* Collate Banquet Event Orders (BEO) banquet checks and dial event lists for revenue balancing by the Senior Analyst.
* Review and process adjustments based on identified variances and prepare a summary report of the balancing outcomes.
* Compile the management package for hotel management to validate the outcome of Revenue Accounting/balancing activities.
* File and archive all documents according to taxing authority requirements.
* Report results to others to explain and decipher findings.
* Build positive partnerships of both constructive and dynamic working relationships with other finance departments and corporate departments you support.
* Collaborate with your Team Lead and Manager to establish specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish both project and department goals/initiatives.
* Attend staff meetings pertinent to work assignments.
* Research and respond to information requests from internal departments and management.
* Perform other duties as assigned for the continued success and growth of department and to meet changing business needs.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for dynamic teammates, who are passionate about using their analytical skills to tackle hard problems. We believe that business insight combined with a love for building positive partnerships is the best way to bring projects to completion. The 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, conclusions or approaches to problems
* Decision makers, who exercise sound judgment, consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions, and who provide recommendations for optimal solutions
* Extraordinary communicators, who will positively influence Hilton's partners with excellent comprehension skills
* Self-starters, who take initiative in implementing goals, and operate with a cool-head under time constraints, effectively handle concurrent demands, and prioritize responsibilities
* Accountable individuals, who effectively exceed in meeting deadlines, communicating results, and recommending improvements
* Ability to quickly learn new programs when required

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

* Entry level to three (0-3) years of professional Accounting experience
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
* Travel - up to 10% of the time

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

* BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
* Four to five (4-5) years of professional Accounting experience
* Hospitality industry experience

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!

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Hotels Corporation is engaged, together with its subsidiaries, in the ownership, management and development of hotels, resorts and timeshare properties, and the franchising of lodging properties. As of December 31, 2006, the Company's system contained 2,935 properties with approximately 501,000 rooms in 78 countries. Of such properties, it owned and operated 60 hotels, leased and operated 203 hotels; owned an interest in and operated 53 hotels; managed 343 hotels owned by others, and franchised 2,242 hotels owned and operated by third parties. Also included in the number of properties in its system are 34 timeshare properties, which the Company managed. In April 2007, the Company completed the sale of the 132-hotel Scandic chain to EQT. In October 2007, the merger of Hilton Hotels Corporation with an affiliate of The Blackstone Group L.P.'s real estate and corporate private equity funds was completed.