Finance Norwalk, Connecticut

Corporate Accountant

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, agoda, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.

Job Title: Corporate Accountant

Reports to and Location:

The Corporate Accountant will report to Corporate Senior Accounting Manager in our Norwalk office.

Job Overview:

This position is part of the Booking Holdings corporate organization which is an innovative, progressive organization with true brand recognition.  This position serves a critical finance role and will interface with Booking Holdings and brand personnel at various levels of the company, as well as the internal and external auditors.  This role is uniquely positioned to own responsibilities in the monthly Corporate close (“Holdings” entity) as well as assist in certain aspects of our consolidation process. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform certain tasks related to the monthly financial close of corporate entity including preparation of recurring and non-recurring monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform the accounting for cash, prepaids, fixed assets, debt and other corporate activity
  • Assist with the preparation of statutory audit and other governmental filings
  • Assist and support the preparation of footnotes related to the 10Q/10K filings
  • Participation in Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance including documentation and testing
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis
  • Liaison with other Corporate departments to support the overall company’s goals

Qualifications:

Required Skills:

  • Positive attitude and dependable team player willing to “roll up their sleeves” to get the job done
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of ownership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize work load and multitask in order to achieve objectives under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, coordinate the efforts of others and work well with people at a wide range of levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Required Experience:

  • 4-year college degree in Accounting
  • CPA license holder or is working towards obtaining a CPA license
  • Minimum of 1 year of in industry and/or public accounting or similar work environment
  • Experience with Oracle Financials is a plus
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management is a plus

About BKNG:

With over $96.4 billion in gross bookings in 2019, Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services.  With operations in more than 230 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 make it easier for millions of people to 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 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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