Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Director, Corporate Development

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 individual in this position will work directly with the Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Development identifying, analyzing and executing M&A and investment transactions for Booking Holdings.  Position requires expertise in transaction execution and management, industry and company analysis, valuation, financial modeling and transaction structuring, as well as an ability to comfortably interact with senior level executives both within and outside the organization.

 

The Director, Corporate Development will work with a small team that identifies, analyzes and executes M&A and investment activities on behalf of Booking Holdings, a global, publicly traded company with a market capitalization of over $90 billion.  The candidate will work with ‘C-level’ executives of our company and must have a demonstrated ability to independently lead M&A transactions, analyze data and be able to present findings to the Company's highest executive levels.  The candidate must have experience identifying and interacting with senior executives at potential acquisition candidates, investment opportunities or commercial partners.  Some travel may be required but the length of the trips will generally be limited to a few days. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • M&A transaction management

  • Business due diligence and risk assessment

  • Company valuation

  • Industry analysis

  • Financial modeling

  • Preparation of presentations for senior management

  • Ad-hoc analyses for senior management

Qualifications

  • Experience running M&A processes from identification through closing

  • Deep understanding of finance and accounting 

  • Strong financial modeling and valuation skills

  • Experienced in creating presentations for 'C-level' executives and Board of Directors

  • Highest level of maturity and respect for confidentiality

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, coordinate the efforts of others, as well as work well with people at a wide range of levels

  • MBA helpful but not required

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.

All compensation inquiries are to be sent to compensationinquiry@bookingholdings.com. Please note that only Connecticut based applicants will be responded to. Please confirm your name, Connecticut home address, the specific job you have applied to, and the date you made that application to allow us to respond to your inquiry. Due to inquiry volume, please expect up to 5 business days to receive our response. Note no adverse employment/hiring decisions will be made for exercising your rights as a resident of Connecticut.

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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