Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Manager, Consolidations and Reporting

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.

As part of this transformation, we are hiring a Manager, Consolidations and Reporting to join the team and manage the global financial close consolidation process, help drive process and system improvements and internal and external stakeholders’ reporting and analytics. This role will interface heavily with our global entities and corporate personnel at various levels across the organization, as well as the internal and external auditors. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Leading the monthly global consolidation of approximately 300 entities through Hyperion/OneStream, including managing the global monthly close schedule

  • Reviewing and analyzing monthly brand financial results and other related analyses included in the consolidated financial results packages to ensure completeness and accuracy of results in accordance with GAAP, and compliance with internal policies

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial and other data utilized in the Company’s 10-Q and 10-K filings, cash flow statements, quarterly Audit Committee packages, flux analyses and financial reports to management and other stakeholders

  • Preparing the consolidated and by brand cash flow statements

  • Working to streamline and condense the close and reporting cycle, identify and recommend updates to the process, and systems to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the consolidation

  • Serving as a key contact point related to the monthly consolidation process ensuring strong communication and timely resolution of issues with our global colleagues

  • Liaise with external auditors as part of the quarterly close process

  • Maintaining the integrity of the consolidation system code block elements (chart of accounts, cost centers, profit centers) and alignment with SAP S4 through the use of the SAP Master Data Governance tool

  • Maintaining a global subsidiary chart of account glossary to ensure consistent mapping of local subsidiary GL accounts 

  • Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards and the accounting for non-standard transactions as needed

  • Ensuring consolidation related controls are being performed timely and continue to be effective

  • Actively support finance transformation initiatives and expanded use of new technology, specifically through the OneStream implementation

  • Work collaboratively across groups, leveraging financial systems, to drive compilation of ongoing insightful financial and operational analytics 

  • Assist in development of dashboards to track key performance indicators and monitor business performance and process effectiveness

  • Working with cross-functional teams including the brands, Global Business Services, Treasury, Tax, Financial Reporting and Planning to drive process standardization, improvements and efficiencies 

  • Performing other ad-hoc analyses and special projects as required

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting 

  • CPA, MBA, or equivalent preferred 

  • Minimum of 8 years in industry and/or public accounting

  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred

  • Experience performing complex consolidations of global businesses, including multiple functional currencies

  • Possess a strong understanding of US GAAP, accounting systems, internal controls, financial reporting, and financial statements analysis

  • Strong understanding and previous experience preparing a cash flow statement (ASC 830 Foreign Currency Matters and ASC 230 Statement of Cash Flows, respectively) 

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

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

  • Maintain effectiveness in continually evolving environment

  • Strong attention to detail and sense of ownership

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload in order to achieve objectives under tight deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with SAP is preferred

  • Experience with OneStream or Hyperion Financial Management is a plus

  • 10% of travel is average 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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