Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Blackline Administrator

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. 

Booking Holdings is currently implementing business wide transformation initiatives to drive standardization and harmonization across its global entities financial and ancillary systems.  As a part of this initiative, Blackline will be the solution for account reconciliation, intercompany transaction matching and journal entry management.  This role will serve as the global administrator supporting the Blackline platform and user base while continuing to leverage and deploy functionality within the platform to provide best in class technology.  This role also works with management staff and leaders to determine and implement specific technical needs related to Blackline financial close software and will assist with system priorities of the organization.

In this role you will get to:

  • Acting as a system administration and subject matter expert for any issues relating to Blackline financial close software as well as ensuring timely and accurate processing of all Blackline requests from global users

  • Perform ongoing application maintenance, upgrade, development, testing and implementation of application enhancements

  • Testing of the Blackline software program to ensure newly implemented and existing functionality is working as intended

  • Performing daily system maintenance between Blackline and multiple ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite)

  • Participating in broader Blackline related projects and proactively identifying technologies that can improve productivity in Blackline and beyond – such as Intercompany hub, transaction matching, etc.

  • Ensuring Blackline interfaces are tested regularly and are working well to avoid issues with the month end financial close- research issues as needed.

  • Identify efficiencies in processes and internal controls related to the business or financial processes

  • Look to advance the footprint of Blackline technologies or other technologies as opportunities arise across the global user base

  • Determine enhancements to processes and implement them while maintaining strong internal control

  • Assist in managing user accounts – security levels, additions and removals

  • Be internal control focused to ensure our control environment remains strong

  • Be customer service focused to help employees with Blackline or other issues that arise

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting field is a plus

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Blackline End User or related admin responsibilities

  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems (strong preference for SAP)

  • Individuals with a background in accounting/finance, business and systems experience is preferred

  • Internal controls knowledge related to interface validations

  • Strong project management is preferred

  • Understanding of internal controls with systems and process

  • Strong analytical skills when analyzing financial data

  • Strong organization and communication skills

  • Experience with Blackline Administration and Blackline ERP interfaces

  • Knowledge of the Blackline SAP connector software and SAP processing

  • Knowledge of Blackline suite of products is a plus

  • Experience of working in a shared service or large multinational company environment

  • Knowledge of the financial close process is a plus

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office sweet

  • Booking Holdings is a Global company and the position may require up to 15% travel during normal circumstances

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers 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.

There are a variety of job related factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus and equity grant.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $135,900-$166,100.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed to keep you and your family healthy, plan for the future and make the most out of life. For a glimpse of our benefits offerings, please see here. In addition to competitive health and wellness benefits, we currently offer other perks to eligible employees, such as: tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, discounts, and more! 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to click the "apply" button!

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 reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email with your request. M/F/V/D/S


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