Finance NEW YORK, New York, USA

Finance Manager

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.

Booking Holdings Financial Services (hereinafter “BHFS”) provides financial services in the form of payment services and e-money products across all the brands. BHFS is committed to conducting its business in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines, with integrity and to the highest ethical standards.

Job Summary

Reporting to the CFO the successful candidate will be part of a finance team responsible for both the day to day financial operations of the USA business as well supporting new business initiatives across the company. The successful candidate, as part of a small team, will work across the full scope of finance activities within the business. Experience working in regulated financial services; ideally within Payment Services, but not essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and corporate standards. 

  • Ensure all payment operations and treasury activities and associated reconciliation controls are completed in a timely and accurate manner. 

  • Ensure all intercompany reconciliations are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Delivery of local and corporate management reporting and financial analysis.

  • Support both Internal and External audit review processes.

  • Support all Statutory, Regulatory, and Tax reporting for the business.

  • Support the Accounts Payable and Inter-Company billing processes.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting.

  • Partner with both internal and external service providers who support the business.

  • Ensure a strong internal control environment within the finance function.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • ​5-8 years experience

  • Experience working in regulated financial services; ideally within Payment Services, but not essential. 

  • Knowledge of GAAP. 

  • Good knowledge of MS Office and Financial ERP (SAP) systems. 

  • Excellent financial analysis skills. 

  • Excellent writing, communication, verbal and written, and organizational skills. 

  • Eager to learn new technologies and ideas. Comfortable navigating complicated and nuanced issues. 

  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment.

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