Marriott Manager of Financial Analysis in Bethesda, Maryland

Posting Date Mar 13, 2018

Job Number 18000OQU

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP

Brand Corporate

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Management

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As a member of the Corporate Financial Strategy & Analysis organization the Manager will play an integral role in providing financial analysis support that enables Marriott leaders to make business decisions that drive overall business results and create the most shareholder value. She/he will provide analytical support to Treasury, Investor Relations, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisition and Discipline Finance Business Partners on key valuation issues for the Company including capital structure and debt capacity, dividend policy, acquisition and initiative investment, and alternative growth strategies as well as research and analysis of key competitive financial metrics in the hospitality industry.


  • Support key financial planning processes for the company analyzing global profit and growth objectives:

  • Support company-wide long-range plan and annual budget processes

  • Analyze and recommend company hurdle rates, country risk premiums

  • Evaluate company dividend policy and share repurchase

  • Support long-range planning of development efforts by quantifying the cash flows to Marriott of the proposed development pipeline.

  • Interpret company performance to address identified business challenges and improvement opportunities.

  • Provide return on investment analysis on organizational initiatives ensuring the right financial approaches and resources are brought to bear. Analysis focuses on gathering and synthesizing current state data, understanding and modeling future state proposals, and developing presentations that compare data, highlight risks and focuses on qualitative and quantitative issues.

  • Support the evaluation of potential merger & acquisition opportunities accurately preparing pro formas, financial analyses and valuations of proposed transactions and presenting to senior executives. Conduct due diligence and prepare company overviews to provide senior management with a preliminary view of potential target companies.

  • Maintain ongoing operating model of the company’s businesses to assist management in capital allocation and liquidity management.

  • Support Treasury and Investor Relations in their ongoing responsibilities, such as quarterly earnings releases, equity analyst conferences, and rating agency presentations.

  • Support the review of valuation methodology and conduct annual update of pro forma assumptions.

  • Support post audits of prior investments, analyzing variances and presenting to senior management.

  • Support the development of senior executive presentations to MI’s Board of Directors.


Key Talents and Experience

  • 3 to 4 years relevant work experience including complex data analysis and financial modeling

  • Strong analytical skills with a solid understanding of technical corporate finance concepts (NPV, IRR, cost of capital)

  • Strong spreadsheet skills, word processing, and presentation software skills

  • Ability to organize and interpret complex, detailed financial information and present analytical results in manner appropriate for senior management decision-making (both orally and in writing, in memos or presentation format)

  • Strong accounting skills, particularly in analyzing financial statements

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and work both independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment

  • Strong desire to work on teams as the junior member is critical

  • Exceptional communication skills, creating an environment allowing timely information flows throughout the organization

Education and Professional Certification

  • Baccalaureate degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline required

  • MBA with a concentration in Finance/Accounting, strongly preferred


  • This position will be based at Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, MD.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.