Finance Norwalk, Connecticut

Associate Project Manager, Finance Global Optimization

Company Intro:

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world’s leading provider of online travel & related services, provided to consumers and local partners around the globe through our primary brands:  Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline.com, agoda.com, BookingGo, and OpenTable.  During 2018, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $14.5 billion and $4.0 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $80 billion.

Job Title: Associate Project Manager, Finance Global Optimization

Reports to and Location:

The Associate Project Manager will report to the Director of Finance Global Optimization in our Norwalk, CT office.

Job Overview:

The company is ideally looking for someone who has experience working in a fast growth, innovative environment. As the Associate Project Manager, the ideal candidate will be required to work cross functionally with the C-level Brand executives and board to help with the strategic growth of the business. The Finance Global Optimization Associate Project Manager will support the company’s Brands by evaluating and recommending improvements to business processes. As such, they will be capable of developing strong partnerships with senior business leaders and working in a highly collaborative way across a broad range of initiatives. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the value of ongoing process improvement, leveraging technology and will thrive in an evolving, fast-paced workplace. Qualified candidates will have meaningful experience working in e-commerce or with a multi-brand consumer-facing platform.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide project management support for execution of initiatives across the organization.

  • Assist with performing analyses on end-to-end Finance processes and provide recommendations for optimization.

  • Prepare executive level summaries to track progress on key initiatives.

  • Support development plans for key initiatives and organize detailed roadmaps for execution.

  • Develop strong stakeholder relationships and maintain effective communication channels.

  • Work proactively with the Brands and IT to document Finance impacts, business requirements, process changes, implementation plans, etc. for projects.

  • Understand the status across all projects and identify issues to escalate.

  • Work with stakeholders across the company to collect input and share results of finance projects.

  • Prepare presentations and present findings to senior management.

  • Conduct ad hoc analyses at the request of senior executives.

  • Support team members and establish healthy, collaborative relationships.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a global Finance or IT project management role or relevant experience.

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.

  • Experience in supporting cross-functional transformation initiatives or large-scale IT systems implementations.

  • Experience using Finance systems and reengineering end-to-end business processes.

  • Experience with emerging technologies (RPA, AI, etc.).

  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint & Excel.

Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability with time management skills with ability to handle multiple priorities.

  • Ability to create quality presentations for executive audiences.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and good judgment and capability of communicating with a diverse range of individuals.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • High level of motivation and commitment.

  • High level of focus on work quality and attention to detail.

About BKNG:

With over $92.7 billion in gross bookings in 2018, Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services.  With operations in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures.  At Booking Holdings, we help millions of people experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands:

• Booking.com

• KAYAK

• priceline

• agoda

• Rentalcars.com

• OpenTable

Through the Booking Holdings portfolio of companies, we help our customers to reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

EEO Statement

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.  Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email reasonableaccommodation@bookingholdings.com with your request. M/F/V/D/SO

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