Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Manager, Tax

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

The role of Tax Manager of Booking Holdings will focus primarily on U.S. GAAP income tax provision calculations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare quarterly U.S. GAAP income tax provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740 for all U.S. entities and certain international entities.

  • Analyze the worldwide income tax account activity in the various accounts, such as deferred taxes, income tax payable, and uncertain tax positions on a quarterly basis.

  • Assist with quarterly preparation of international tax models, including GILTI, Sec. 986(c) foreign exchange gains/losses, and Sec. 163(j) interest expense limitations. Model the potential impact of certain transactions or tax law changes on the effective tax rate.

  • Communicate directly with finance personnel at Brands regarding the monthly tax provision process. Communicate with and provide proactive support to the Corporate Controllers’ Group and FP&A on income tax reporting-related matters.

  • Prepare the U.S. Federal and state provision to return calculations, U.S. Federal and state income tax payable proofs, and quarterly tax account reconciliations.

  • Research and document tax technical issues.

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with income tax SOX controls and maintain appropriate documentation.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-6 years of professional tax experience or comparable industry experience

  • Big 4 public accounting experience

  • BS or BA in Accounting

  • Licensed CPA or MST preferred

  • Understanding and knowledge of ASC 740 and FIN 18

  • Good tax technical background and experience

  • Broad based knowledge of U.S. Federal and State tax law

  • Strong analytical ability to identify challenges, provide solutions, and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Highly organized with a desire to lead but also willing to do hands-on preparation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to efficiently and accurately manage competing priorities and internal and external deadlines

  • Ability to coordinate work within diverse and geographically dispersed teams and to deliver through to completion and manage projects and workflows

  • Positive attitude and dependable team player with strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently

  • Willingness to suggest and implement process improvements.

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

  • Experience with OneSource Tax Provision and/or Alteryx is a plus 

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/S

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