Director, Technical Accounting And Deal Analysis in Chicago, IL

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Hyatt   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


11 - 15 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Hyatt Hotels Corporation seeks a self-motivated professional accountant to joint its Technical Accounting – Global Policies and Procedures team. This individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing significant non-routine transactions and provide accounting conclusions under US GAAP.
  • Drafting technical memos to document the company's accounting conclusions related to non-routine transactions.
  • Analyzing, implementing, and training on new accounting pronouncements, as they are issued.
  • Overseeing the quarterly and annual impairment review process.
  • Consulting and providing research assistance to Business Unit teams and other members of the finance organization to ensure the proper application of US GAAP to unique or unusual transactions.
  • Developing and delivering training on transactional activity, issued policies and procedures, and new accounting pronouncements.
  • Managing the development and ongoing maintenance of Global Accounting Policies and Procedures with an emphasis on compliance with US GAAP. Coordinating with Corporate departments, Business Units and Hotels as necessary.
  • Overseeing the control sub-certification process and supporting efforts related to management's conclusions on the effectiveness of the control environment.
  • Participating in special projects, as needed
  • Assist business unit teams and finance organization with the implementation and consistent application of global accounting policies and compliance with US GAAP
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Hyatt core values

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary



  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in corporate accounting and/or public accounting, with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of hotel industry accounting standards and previous hotel accounting experience a plusExperience working at a large multinational accounting firm (Big 4) a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP and significant experience with technical research
  • Strong project management skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Master's degree in Accounting, preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required

Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job

  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office
  • Experience with financial reporting systems, particularly Oracle and Hyperion, a plus

Valid Through: 2019-9-16