Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Administrative Coordinator, Accounting & Finance

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: Senior Administrative Coordinator, Accounting & Finance

Reports to and Location:

The Senior Administrative Coordinator, Accounting & Finance will report to the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer in our Norwalk office and will support 2 Senior Vice Presidents and 4 additional Vice Presidents and their staff of approximately 30.

Job Overview:

Booking Holdings, Inc. is seeking a professional Senior Administrative Coordinator to support the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) and other executives. The successful candidate will partner directly with the CAO to help support their needs, and those of the Finance and Global Communications teams. The successful candidate should be highly organized, motivated, goal oriented, and comfortable with numbers, various financial software systems,  and working in a fast-paced high-tech organization. The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic, goal focused environment and should be proactive with respect to attention to details and  driving results. This person has the opportunity to have impact in driving critical initiatives within the Finance  organization under the direction of the CAO and will be a contributor to the success of the Finance functions.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Actively manage the CAOs time and calendar to ensure that critical projects, meetings, and goals are successfully accomplished. Create agendas, drive action items, and ensure that all meetings run effectively.

  • Partner with the senior leadership team to lead the quarterly external reporting finance calendar and deliverables including board and committee materials .

  • Support of the broader Finance and Communications teams team to include: Corporate Development, Internal Audit, Finance Optimization, Business Integration, Cyber Security, Treasury and Global Communications.

  • Assist the CAO and others in creating presentations, reports, and other materials to communicate effectively within the Finance organization and to the external Wall Street community and investors.

  • Plan travel arrangements, coordinate schedules, organize functions, and manage external relationships with important partners and constituents.

  • Act as back up support for important filings (including tax and government filings), events, meetings etc.  during peak times and if other assistants are unavailable.

  • Help teams to develop and manage a detailed project schedule and track project performance ensure timely completion of team goals.

  • Support the Accounting & Finances team with ordering and maintaining office supplies. Assist the HR team with various office services items, in support of their teams.

Meetings, Events and Travel:

  • Lead the organization of departmental/team events, offsites, or similar with the help of other company assistants.

  • Prepare, collect, collate and distribute materials for key meetings and events. This includes follow up and outcome tracking e.g. taking notes, tracking and following up on action points, as well as ensuring that logistics run seamlessly.

  • Manage end-to-end travel needs e.g. logistics and visas, including coordinating itineraries across multiple stakeholders and gathering/developing/collating preparation materials for meetings/presentations.

  • Welcome guests as they arrive to our office in a warm and hospitable manner and assist guests with all check in procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills. Ability to track and manage action items and hit deadlines.

  • Technically savvy with ability to learn new software quickly. Finance team is a heavy user of Excel, Powerpoint, Google Slides, Docs, Sheets, and  Workiva.  Strong technology skills are required.  

  • Experience in Microsoft Suite, Gmail, and Google Docs platform; familiarity with communication tools like Slack, Zoom and BlueJeans.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to interact collaboratively with all levels in the organization.

  • Ability to responsibly manage highly confidential and time sensitive information.

  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience supporting a C-level executive.

  • 5-10 years of progressive experience e.g. administration, operational/business support, executive assistant.

  • People oriented; strong relationship and stakeholder management skills, and able to engage with people across all levels, and from diverse backgrounds. 

  • Highly organized with excellent planning skills. You take ownership and proactively solve problems, often before it reaches your S(VP).

  • Exhibit a strong attention to detail, ability to adapt to daily schedules and routines, and focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

  • Prior experience in a corporate, financial environment desired, but not required

  • Available to offer support outside of normal business hours, or travel, as required.

 

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 experience the world. 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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