Director of Finance - Finance Training - Eastern Region Office (22001075)
Company: Marriott International, Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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Eastern Region Office, 9737 Washingtonian Blvd 5th Floor,
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 20878 is hiring a Director
of Finance - Finance Training.
As a member of the Americas Finance team, the Director of Finance,
Finance Training, provides functional training expertise and
consultative support to regional and property teams for Managed
Full Service properties in the Eastern and Western regions of the
Americas. This leader will contribute a high level of specialized
knowledge to support finance objectives. This resource will lead
the execution for programs and initiatives related to the overall
strategy for finance training delivery, with a primary focus on
The Director will be responsible for the development, deployment,
maintenance, measurement and compliance of the training curriculum,
processes and tools for key property finance associates (Assistant
Director of Finance, Senior Assistant Director of Finance, &
Director of Finance). This includes the development and deployment
of FIT & STAR training programs, the sustainment and tracking of
the onboarding training program in the Digital Learning Zone, as
well as conducting or facilitating one-on-one or group training for
finance associates either in-person or virtually.
The Director will oversee the execution of learning deliverables to
ensure program alignment with the business priorities and define
the overarching finance training delivery strategy for all brands
across the East and West regions. This position will partner with
the regional Americas Finance Leaders, Learning & Development and
other key business partners/stakeholders to define the overall
short and long term learning strategies and develop a governance
process for identifying and prioritizing training needs across the
This position will develop and/or contribute technical expertise to
existing training content and will lead the development of new
content, where appropriate. She/he must be adept at tapping diverse
sources of information, identifying appropriate solutions,
anticipating challenges, and devising and executing approaches to
deliver against current and future priorities.
In addition to this training role, this Director may also perform
Bench DFA duties across the East and West regions, as appropriate.
This Bench role will assist in providing leadership and financial
support to properties, which may include interim DFA roles,
conducting audits, leading projects, training staff, etc.
Provides finance training expertise and consultative support to
regional teams and property teams for full-service properties
across the East and West regions.
Oversees all training delivery projects/programs and ensure
resources are appropriately allocated to meet project deadlines,
budget goals and changing business and/or market needs.
Develops Finance Training governance processes, in partnership with
regional finance leaders, to develop tools to monitor and execute
prioritization of training needs and partners with finance
leadership across the East and West regions to gain consensus on
Leads the forecasting, monitoring and measuring of the funding
model for Finance Training and develops actionable recommendations
to address identified business challenges and opportunities.
Partners with other regional finance leaders, as appropriate, to
develop and operationalize the appropriate financial control, cost
monitoring and reporting systems.
Leads/facilitates the annual finance training programs: STAR (Asst
DFAs) and FIT (DFAs). Oversees the strategic planning and delivery
of STAR/FIT programs. Manages programs from end-end including
logistics, communications, attendee list, presenters, training
content, and budget.
Partners with Learning & Development to ensure training
certifications are current and utilize best practices for the
Establishes measures of success and holds the training team and
program SMEs (FIT/STAR) accountable for meeting high standards of
Maintains content integrity, accuracy and consistency of training
Delivers training to ensure transfer of knowledge according to
program learning objectives.
Delivers a variety of learning programs to small and large
audiences, classroom and/or virtual.
Performs as a Bench DFA across the East and West regions as
assigned. This role may be project based or backfilling for a
property finance leader on an interim basis.
BS/BA in accounting, finance or related field.
Marriott experience as a hotel Director of Finance strongly
8+ years of relevant accounting/finance experience.
Global mindset; able to work with diverse stakeholders
enterprise-wide with focus on developing and integrating best
practices across all brands & businesses.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures, and techniques of
accounting, and of financial records and transactions including,
but not limited to, generally accepted accounting principles.
Strong communications (verbal and written), organization and
Ability to communicate important finance information effectively
with non-finance managers.
Knowledge of operating procedures, controls and governances.
Ability to leverage resources in the accomplishment of
Exceptional organizational skills. Effective in prioritizing work
and following through on commitments. Project management
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work with and
communicate effectively with all levels of management.
Effective decision-making skills i.e. can choose a prompt course of
action amongst options involving uncertainty or risk.
Strong problem-solving skills; encourages innovative solutions when
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with both
internal and external customers. Collaborative approach with global
market teams and business partners.
Effective change management skills.
Actively pursues learning and self-development to enhance personal
and professional growth; shares knowledge and expertise with
High degree of initiative and ability to work effectively in teams
Experience driving change and rolling out change initiatives within
This position is based in any location within the Americas.
Minimum of 50% travel expected with the training role; may be
increased travel in Bench role.
This position requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19
prior to the first date of employment, subject to applicable law.
If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your
date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation request is received
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