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Senior Associate, Technology Vendor Management at Hilton Global

Posted in General Business 15 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

***This position can be Virtual, except for within the state of Colorado***

From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature, and lighting controls, Hilton's Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future - for our guests, owners, and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment, this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.

What will I be doing?

The Technology Vendor Management (TVM) Analyst will be integral to the TVM team by being a source of essential data! This position will assist in managing the TVM department and strategic supplier budgets and 5-year plans, plus auditing the financial goals and actual impacts of highly visible projects and supporting the collection of project requirements.

  • Serve as a financial resource to the TVM group and internal/external partners. Must have an overall understanding of current business concepts plus solid finance knowledge and skills, including debits/credits, forecasting, allocations, impact and variance analysis, invoicing, and general financial and accounting terms.
  • Experience interfacing and influencing a wide variety of business professionals, including leaders, project managers, finance, technologists, business partners, and vendors, is vital.
  • Familiarity with out-sourced technology environments, including data centers (i.e., server, SAN, and networks), cloud, software/SaaS, professional services and contingent labor engagements, and asset management, is ideal.
  • Build and automate a financial model to audit expenses tracing through TVM's ten department budgets. Reconcile with finance QBR and report any variances and misalignments plus resolutions.
  • Audit system and model data frequently. Vet and give visibility to the current and future impact of data anomalies, deviations, and financial plugs. Provide recommendations and next steps as appropriate
  • Modernize and automate all current financial models and related quarterly reports to better state TVM's story. Develop a reporting cadence based on audience and required frequency.
  • Collaborate closely with the Technology Project Teams to collect, document, and communicate project requirements for business cases, RFP's and Contracts.

What are we looking for?

We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

  • Highly productive both autonomously and within multi-functional teams
  • Strong financial modeling experience
  • Organized, highly transparent, and communicative
  • Acclimates quickly and relies on prior business experience to plan, outline and accomplish goals
  • Multitasker who can meet delivery expectations and deadlines
  • Proven track record of problem-solving, including research, analysis, and present recommendations, especially around financials
  • Proven interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with and presenting to senior leaders

To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of professional experience in Technology or a related field
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience with a large corporation

It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or Associate's Degree plus a minimum of six (6) years of Technology related experience, or High School Degree/GED plus a minimum of twelve (12) years of Technology related experience
  • Seven (7+) years of professional experience in Technology or related field
  • Experience in or understanding of the Technology sector and Vendor Management desirable
  • Understand, and document process flows (Visio experience a plus)
  • Project management skills, to manage various inputs, outputs, and details through to completion

What is it like working for Hilton?

Hilton is the world's leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For over a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities, and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We will ensure that qualified individuals with protected disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions of his or her role, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.