Finance Norwalk, Connecticut

Manager, Risk & Controls

Company Intro:

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world’s leading provider of online travel & related services, provided to consumers and local partners around the globe through our primary brands: Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.

Job Title: Manager of Risk and Controls

Reports to and Location:

The Manager, Risk and Controls will report to the VP, Risk and Controls in our Norwalk office. 

Job Overview:

This Manager, Risk and Controls will support the Vice-President, Risk & Controls in performing a broad range of operational and financial risk management responsibilities including providing independent trusted advice to the first line of defense in making informed risk-based decisions, while supporting the delivery of business goals and objectives.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Independently review, challenge, and support risk management activities.
  • Facilitate independent oversight of operational and financial risks within the company, including any related initiatives, programs, and / or end to end processes that may impact Booking Holdings, its Customers/Clients, financially or reputationally.
  • Assist in the evaluation of people, process and execution risks related to Booking Holdings’ business processes and initiatives by clearly understanding the key processes, dependencies and emerging risks including any mitigating controls.
  • Assist in the identification and management of key operational and financial risks, while providing solutions and assisting in resolution for Booking Holdings and Brand processes.
  • Assist Booking Holdings to embed effective tools, systems and controls for analyzing and monitoring risks related to strategic initiatives; advise on appropriate controls and documentation of operational risk management system requirements.
  • Partner with other Brand Finance and Risk & Controls teams and Internal Audit to coordinate plans and ensure appropriate coverage of risks.
  • Stay abreast with regulatory requirements and industry best practices to establish clear and measurable expectations for the Booking Holdings programs and capabilities.
  • Identify areas to optimize oversight activities using analytics and continuous monitoring of the first line program execution.
  • Assist the Vice-President, Risk & Controls in strengthening the second line of defense at Booking Holdings’ and its brands.
  • Participate in consultations with internal groups such as Global Internal Audit, Compliance, Legal, and other Brand and Corporate Finance teams on matters related to risk controls, self-assessments, incidents and infrastructure projects.
  • Assist the Vice-President, Risk & Control in developing and executing strategy to mature the internal controls program at Booking Holding and its Brands. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 12+ years of implementing and managing Sarbanes Oxley programs, process management and/or risk management involvement within a highly matrixed, complex industry.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Controls function, Enterprise Risk Management, or Internal Audit.
  • CPA or CIA certification.
  • Experience in a Public Accounting firm preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and G Suite.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver to established timeframes.
  • Ability to assert and influence across all organizational levels.
  • Excellent writing/verbal communication, presentation and strong interpersonal skills.

About BKNG:

With over $96.4 billion in gross bookings in 2019, Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services.  With operations in more than 230 countries and territories worldwide, 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 millions of people 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 portfolio of companies, we help our customers to 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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