Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Accountant, Global 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. The Senior Accountant, Global Consolidations and Reporting, reporting to the Director, Global Consolidations and Reporting, plays a vital role in the collection, consolidation and delivery of consolidated financial information, ensuring integrity of data, delivering reporting and analytics for our internal and external stakeholders’, and driving process improvements. 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

  • Supporting the global consolidation process in OneStream to ensure complete and accurate financial statements, including topside entries and intercompany eliminations.

  • Timely and accurate preparation and delivery of the quarterly and annual financial statements.

  • Working with the project team to implement the Company’s new global consolidation and reporting system, OneStream.

  • Partnering with Financial Systems team and the Brands to help roll out future state OneStream functionality and support adoption.

  • Preparation of the monthly and quarterly management reporting package including balance sheet and income statement analytics. 

  • Supporting the preparation of the Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows and related analyses.

  • Leveraging OneStream to enhance and automate reporting of results and key metrics. 

  • Recommending and assisting in implementing system and process improvements as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline consolidation, cash flow and other role related processes.

  • Continuously evaluate opportunities to improve data quality or process efficiency in the normal course of this work; partnering as necessary with management and process stakeholders.

  • Oversee the validation and distribution of monthly corporate foreign currency rates.

  • Conducting reviews of Brand’s monthly financial reporting packages.

  • Creating standard analyses/templates to elicit the reasons behind changes in financial statements. 

  • Partnering with the External Reporting team in preparation and validation of various footnotes for inclusion in the 10-Q and 10-K and ensuring compliance with US GAAP and all financial SEC requirements.

  • Maintain and review chart of accounts and mapping across subsidiaries to ensure consistency for financial reporting.

  • Establishing strong relationships with all levels of the business, managing stakeholder expectations and facilitating discussions to ensure information flow, transparency and collaboration.

  • Ensuring key internal controls are properly identified and functioning as designed, prepare quarterly documentation, as needed, in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.

  • Assisting on special projects and workstreams requiring analytical skills and knowledge of systems/processes related to business acquisitions, financial systems implementations, upgrades, or changes in accounting policy.

Qualifications

  • CPA License Required.

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Big 4 Public Accounting experience preferred.

  • Strong consolidation and reporting experience.

  • Understanding and previous experience with foreign currency (ASC 830 Foreign Currency Matters).

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

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Google sheets skills.

  • 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.

  • Experience with SAP is preferred.

  • Experience with OneStream or Hyperion Financial Management 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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