SrDir-Accounting, Consumer Payments
Posted on: September 25, 2022
**Job Number** 22141867
**Job Category** Finance & Accounting
**Location** Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue,
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
**Located Remotely?** Y
**Position Type** Management
As a member of the Consumer Payments team, this position will
closely partner with the VP, Consumer Payments, to manage/drive
development and execution of Marriott's Global Payments strategy.
This position will support the team in the seamless integration of
Marriott's existing platforms and current/future partner
relationships (i.e., Accenture, Chase, Elavon, Bank of America).
She/he will support the definition and execution of solutions that
meet the requirements of Marriott's payment strategies and business
opportunities. Support will include providing oversight and
leadership of infrastructure development and a cost recovery model
to process customer settlements above property and enhance
on-property payment capabilities. Under the direction of the VP,
Consumer Payments, this position will also work with internal
discipline partners to align Global Payments with other key
business strategies and participate in the engagement of owners &
franchisees to align interests. She/he will collaborate with Global
Finance, IT, Global Operations, BMSC, Legal, and the various
Finance BPO Service Provider(s) while functioning as a Global
Payments subject matter expert.
+ Partner with VP, Consumer Payments, key business and discipline
leader, and key external partners to execute against a Global
Payments strategy and operational plan.
+ Lead and drive internal stakeholders and external partners to
drive action, development and business processes, cost recovery
models and business cases, enhancements to enabling technology to
facilitate above-property customer settlement, improved customer
experience and operational efficiencies.
+ Lead the definition and management of the financial performance,
budgets and KPI's fo the Global Payments project (MagLev).
+ Drive the management of ongoing partner relationships.
+ Develop initial RFP drafts for third-party providers to support
Global Payment and other related business strategies, where
applicable (e.g. BMSC Big Data).
+ Participate in and drive contract negotiation efforts with
third-party providers with research, financial, and data driven
insights which align to Marriott's Global Payments business
+ Establish and maintains regular reporting and communication with
key stakeholders regarding pertinent strategic initiative
activities and developments.
+ Partner with the VP, Global Payments to validate Service
Provider(s) and ensure contract terms and conditions, commitments,
and notifications are adhered to.
+ Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with
corporate and continent finance teams to understand the business
and ensure timely exchange of information. Provide ongoing advice
and guidance to internal stakeholders concerning matters related to
+ Develop and/or participate in benchmarking and market-to-market
activities to stay abreast of trends and bring best-practices to
+ Provide management oversight of junior team members on the Global
+ Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
+ Identify, drive, and track compliance and regulatory changes as
+ Identify, raise, and as appropriate resolve key decisions,
escalations, and/or risks.
**Key Talents and Experience**
+ Minimum 12 or more years of broad financial management experience
in a global organization with increasing management
+ Extensive knowledge and understanding of the payments industry,
landscape and interoperability.
+ Knowledge and understanding of lodging industry.
+ Ability to effectively understand and communicate with technology
and finance stakeholders
+ Experience with large-scale, complex program and/or process
+ Experience with large-scale initiatives and managing associated
+ Strong business acumen and service orientation.
+ Knowledge of generally accepted finance and accounting policies,
principles and controls.
+ Exhibits strong functional leadership and finance knowledge; able
to leverage this strength to influence business team strategies and
+ Strategic thinker; processes information through a strategic lens
and applies tenants of systems thinking/theory to
+ Demonstrated ability to formulate creative solutions for complex
business issues, mitigating risk and maximizing stakeholder
+ Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; ability to
take large volumes of complex information and present it in a clear
and concise manner appropriate for senior management
decision-making; uses data and a cogent problem solving methodology
in decision making and impact assessment.
+ Able to orchestrate systemic change; initiates, supports and
manages change within the organization, taking steps to remove
barriers or to accelerate its pace.
+ Operates with a collaborative mindset to ensure that key
stakeholders are considered, eliminating the need for duplicate
systems; builds strong relationships to leverage information and
insights to anticipate and respond to project risks; communicates
well with project and other leaders; openly shares and does not
+ Ability to lead others through ambiguous situations and
demonstrate flexibility in approach and motivate others to achieve
desired results; able to work in a matrix organization and make
things happen without having to own all the resources; leverages
shared resources to achieve results.
+ Strong interpersonal skills; must be a successful "networker" and
able to maintain effective relationships, both internally and
externally with a broad group of stakeholders to foster trust and
influence key decisions.
+ Ability to manage across diverse and distributed organizations,
balancing the needs and requirements of key stakeholders with the
need to ensure successful project delivery.
+ Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing; listens to
others and effectively comprehends information; creates an
environment allowing timely information flows throughout the
+ Responsive; able to integrate and balance priorities, work
activities and resources for the benefit of multiple key
+ Results oriented; delivers results under difficult conditions and
demonstrates balanced judgment under pressure; able to assess, plan
and get "the right priorities" done, on time and budget, at high
quality levels; able to work both independently and as part of a
+ Able to consistently make decisions in a timely manner sometimes
with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure;
comfortable challenging organizational norms and accepted thinking
to improve effectiveness.
**Education and Professional Certification**
+ Baccalaureate degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline
required or equivalent related experience
+ MBA or Graduate Degree preferred
+ This position will be based at MI Corporate Headquarters, with
the ability to consider remote workers.
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
_Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We
believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive,
people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any
protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any
other basis covered under applicable law._
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