Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Record to Report Manager, GBS

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world's leading provider of online travel and related services, provided to consumers and local partners in more than 220 countries and territories through five primary consumer-facing brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. For more information, visit BookingHoldings.com and follow us on X (formerly known as Twitter) @BookingHoldings.

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 GBS RTR Manager within the Global Business Services organization. This role, reporting to the GBS RTR Director, will be responsible for helping deliver on the organization’s objectives and supporting the operational delivery for the global RTR function and accounting operations. The role collaborates  with  global teams and will drive initiatives and operations within the COE and a large diverse global stakeholder base.
 

In this role you will get to:

  • Supporting the strategy in all aspects of operational accounting processes for BHIs brands globally, aligned with the RTR Global Taxonomy, including but not limited to corporate and regional accounting, revenue accounting, intercompany, leases, fixed assets, and Statutory reporting.

  • Collaborate with global stakeholders to implement people, process and system integration.

  • Work on developing the Operational Governance, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Metrics, SLA’s to objectively and continually assess process performance and determine process health.

  • Drive alignment and process standardization, automation, and best practices to enhance service delivery across the Booking Holdings brands globally.

  • Support GBS enablement and process transformation projects and the delivery of key record-to-report programs (on-going and future projects) across multiple global entities.

  • Drives and manages strategic initiatives, including project management execution and monitoring. 

  • Promote change management efforts related to project implementations and process improvement initiatives, including stakeholder engagement, communication, training, and adoption strategies. Ensure smooth transition and acceptance of changes within Brand Finance operations and COE shared services centers.

  • Participate in key business initiatives and other ad-hoc projects as necessary.

  • Guide the COE accounting teams and monitor  the reporting activities to ensure accurate and timely compliance with all internal and external reporting requirements.

  • Work with External Audit, Internal Audit, Risk and Control and functional leads to ensure proper internal controls are in place and to address or mitigate any deficiency.

  • Oversee the quality of the documentation created by the COE team, reflective of the Finance services provided including process steps, inputs, outputs, and stakeholders; using process mapping techniques and tools. 

  • Closely monitors the productivity of the COE to ensure targets are met, and provides the necessary coaching, development, and training support to ensure the accounting team is actively engaged and operating at a high-performance level.

  • Encourage transparency, collaboration and open communication in the COE and the business. 

  • Self-starter with a demonstrated commitment to fostering a culture of continuous improvement mind-set and leading change within the COE or Brand

  • Works effectively in a high growth environment – comfortable in both individual contributor roles and cross-functional team management roles, depending on what is required by the business at the time.

  • Must be agile and collaborative especially in a matrix organization, with a complex business environment across geographies and Brands. Ability to translate vision to operational plans.

  • Quickly establish a strong knowledge base on processes, policies, and systems. Demonstrate strong business and technical acumen, sufficient to gain credibility and trust with business partners, colleagues, and accounting teams.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and exceptional communication skills. 

  • Able to navigate and manage competing priorities. 

  • Maintains a positive and strong relationship with all levels of business, cross-functional stakeholders and peers.

  • Support resources located in different time zones and cultures.

What you have:

  • CPA/CA

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred and/or multinational corporate environment

  • 8-12 years experience in running Corporate Accounting preferably in Captive setting

  • Experience running accounting/finance operations in a shared-service model.

  • Technical Accounting experience

  • Project management and/or transformation experience, a plus.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic, rapidly growing and fluid organization.

  • Ability to effectively communicate at various levels of the organization tailored appropriately to the audience.

  • Candidates should demonstrate effective collaboration skills up, down and across the organization.

  • Maintain effectiveness in a continually evolving environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others

  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and SOX

  • Experience with SAP, One Source and Blackline is preferred.

  • Experience with OneStream is a plus.

Our Commitment to Diversity 

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.

There are a variety of job related factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus and equity grant.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $131,400-$160,600.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed to keep you and your family healthy, plan for the future and make the most out of life. For a glimpse of our benefits offerings, please see here. In addition to competitive health and wellness benefits, we currently offer other perks to eligible employees, such as: tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, discounts, and more! 

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to click the "apply" button!

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/S

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