Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Corporate Development Analyst

Company Intro

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 – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. 

Job Overview

The Corporate Development team at Booking Holdings is very active and has been responsible for acquisitions that now provide over 90% of Booking Holdings’ operating income. Noted prior acquisitions include: OpenTable, KAYAK, TravelJigsaw (now rentalcars.com), Agoda and Booking.com; notable strategic investments include Meituan, Trip.com, DiDi and Grab. Over the past 10 years the team has completed ~$9 billion of M&A transactions and strategic investments.

 

The successful Analyst candidate will be an integral part of a small team that identifies, evaluates and executes acquisitions and strategic investments globally for Booking Holdings. The role is intended to be a minimum 3-year commitment with longer-term potential.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop detailed financial and valuation models

  • Conduct business due diligence and coordinate across functions and brands

  • Prepare presentations for senior management and the Board of Directors

  • Perform industry research (specific travel verticals) and strategic analyses

  • Maintain and update key valuation and target-tracking databases

  • Ad-hoc analysis for senior management

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Major in finance, accounting or economics preferred*

  • Limited (0-1 year) experience

  • Investment banking, private equity or corporate M&A internship experience a plus, but not required*

  • Deep understanding of finance and accounting

  • Interest in technology/travel industry trends and financial markets

  • Proficiency with financial modeling and valuation using  Microsoft Excel

  • Experience researching, analyzing and synthesizing financial data with minimal supervision

  • Experience creating and presenting PowerPoint presentations

  • Ability to see the “Big Picture”; understand, at a macro level, the key drivers and risks  of a business and/or industry

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment

  • High level of energy and maturity

  • Fluency in multiple languages is a plus

  • Travel is limited and deal specific, but some domestic and international travel is likely

About BKNG 

Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. 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 everyone 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 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.

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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