Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Manager, Tax Planning

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

This role will report to the VP, Tax Planning and be focused on worldwide tax planning for the company and provide advice on the tax consequences of transactions to Brand tax teams and Booking Holdings personnel. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in identifying, developing and implementing tax planning strategies in connection with corporate/business objectives and projects

  • Partner with all Brands to understand the business footprint, and coordinate with Brand tax teams to provide corporate tax support on transactions and ensure consistent positions across Brands on similar tax issues (such as digital service taxes)

  • Monitor and analyze federal, state and foreign legislative, regulatory and judicial developments, and assist in modeling the relevant tax impacts to the company, including GILTI, Subpart F, Section 163(j) and BEAT

  • Work with and provide tax support to the Legal, M&A, Treasury and Accounting teams on transactions, including intercompany arrangements

  • Support tax compliance and provision functions on reporting of transactions

  • Coordinate the use of outside tax consultants where appropriate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Licensed CPA, MST or JD preferred

  • Minimum of 7 years professional tax experience in a corporate tax department and/or Big 4 accounting firm or large law firm

  • Experience in U.S. outbound international tax issues

  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Highly organized with the ability to efficiently and accurately manage competing priorities and internal and external deadlines

  • Positive attitude and dependable team player with strong attention to detail

  • Highly skilled in Excel. Proficient in other Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Experience with OneSource

  • About 5% travel expect

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.

All compensation inquiries are to be sent to compensationinquiry@bookingholdings.com. Please note that only Connecticut based applicants will be responded to. Please confirm your name, Connecticut home address, the specific job you have applied to, and the date you made that application to allow us to respond to your inquiry. Due to inquiry volume, please expect up to 5 business days to receive our response. Note no adverse employment/hiring decisions will be made for exercising your rights as a resident of Connecticut.

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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