2023-04-13 14:47:21

Accounting Team Leader – Germany

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Job Description

Hotel Co 51 is a hotel management company. Hotel Co 51 operates under a franchise agreement with Marriott International Inc. Hotel Co 51 is a brand of Vastint Holding, who is the owner of the hotels which are operated by Hotel Co 51.


Marriott International, Inc. is offering the most powerful portfolio in the industry, 30 brands and 7,000+ properties across 131 countries and territories give people more ways to connect, experience and expand their world. Founded by J. Willard and Alice Marriott, and guided by family leadership since 1927, their principles remain embedded in the company’s culture and in everything we do today. The company is headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. in Bethesda, Maryland.

Location: Frankfurt
Start date: TBC



In the position of Accounting Team Leader (Bilanzbuchhalter) for our shared service center for hospitality business in Germany, you will assume full responsibility for:

  • Establish a share service center, completed by two accountants, that will be the accounting department of 6 hotels in Germany
  • Managing, controlling and defining the daily work of the team,
  • Coordinating activities of third party tax advisors
  • Prepare the statutory financial statements
  • Support the external auditors
  • Financial matters relating to our hotel operators, dealing with the regional directors, hotel captains, and the front office desk at the hotel
  • Keeping all (financial) procedures and finance structures up to date to accommodate for an efficient process and full compliance with applicable laws and regulations


Analysis, Control, Reporting and Compliance


Next to the above, you will:

  • Support data analysis, prepare ad-hoc reports for managers and support in business control topics
  • Perform the monthly closing procedures of our books, prepare consolidated figures of our Group and produce the draft Board report
  • Be responsible for timely and accurate reporting to our parent company
  • Monitor the reporting by foreign entities and ensure that they comply with local law and regulations
  • Supporting the external audit procedures
  • Prepare figures needed for fiscal tax returns and monitor compliance with fiscal deadlines
  • Keep up to date our knowledge on local tax rules and impact of any changes on our (financial) process

Skills required


  • Advanced knowledge of Office package
  • Experience with ERP accounting software experience in Sun by Infor would be a plus
  • Experience with Opera (Property Management System) would be a plus 


  • Flexible mindset, ability to work in a non-standardized environment
  • Organize own activities and those of the ones in the team
  • Ability to independently set priorities, planning and deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English– written and spoken
  • Experience in hospitality industry is a plus
  • Critical attitude and independent mind, “looking for the issues”, challenging views and opinions in a positive and constructive way
  • Proactive team player
  • Willingness to travel when required


Education and experience

  • Degree in (business) economics and/or accounting
  • Advanced knowledge of local and IFRS GAAP
  • Accounting/auditing background or SSC
  • No less than 5 years working experience in accounting/controlling roles