Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Director, Revenue Accounting

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

Booking Holdings is currently undergoing a Finance Transformation initiative that will drive effective finance/accounting support for business management; promote strong governance and control in the organization; and have a world-class finance organization in terms of execution and efficiency.

To support this transformation, we are hiring a Director, Revenue Accounting within the Global Accounting Organization. This role, reporting to the Global Process Owner, Accounting, will be responsible for helping drive standardized global processes, leveraging best in class technology being implemented globally, and ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Overseeing worldwide revenue processes and procedures, including partnering with OTC GPO in the area of billing, collections and revenue recognition to ensure compliance with BHI Accounting Policies.

  • Serving as a financial/accounting business partner to operations and other cross functional teams.

  • Serving as a global subject matter resource in the area of revenue accounting.

  • Partnering with the Brand accounting and operations teams to ensure appropriate application of the BHI revenue recognition and breakage accounting policies and to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, identifying potential impacts on revenue and financial risk and escalating them to the BHI technical accounting team, as appropriate.

  • Overseeing analyses related to revenue recognition as per BHI accounting policies.

  • Providing leadership to drive a global standard process model from a people and technology perspective in collaboration with external reporting, statutory reporting, tax reporting and compliance needs.

  • Driving process improvement and automation efforts to streamline accounting operations related to revenue accounting and improve the quality of monthly, quarterly, and annual closes, and internal controls.

  • Partnering with OTC GPO to develop and enhance processes and controls around revenue related financial metrics.

  • Establishing and maintaining business partnerships with key stakeholders across the organization.

  • Business process transformations and delivery of key programs (on-going and future projects) across multiple global entities.

  • Partnering with Risk & Controls to designing and communicating the processes and controls needed while also promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Staying current on related upcoming changes to accounting pronouncements and BHI accounting policies.

  • Overseeing operational implementation of /operationalizing new accounting standards, policies & procedures to ensure consistency and compliance in partnership with the technical accounting team.

  • Leading other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance 

  • CPA or MBA preferred with public accounting / audit experience

  • Minimum 12 years of Finance and Accounting experience in a complex multinational organization

  • Minimum 5 years of technical accounting experience

  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of GAAP and sound understanding of financial statements

  • Demonstrated experience working in a global matrix organization and leading group efforts through influence and communication via strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrable experience of executing process transformation initiatives 

  • Ability to influence and drive change at all levels of the organization 

  • Intermediate proficiency in a general ledger/fixed asset or ERP system (SAP a plus)

  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skill

  • 10-15% average travel during normal circumstances 

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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