Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Associate, Corporate Development

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 Corporate Development team at Booking Holdings is very active and has been responsible for acquisitions that now provide over 90% of Booking Holdings’ operating income. Noted prior acquisitions include: KAYAK, Getaroom, OpenTable, TravelJigsaw (now rentalcars.com), Agoda and Booking.com; notable strategic investments include Meituan, Trip.com, DiDi and Grab. Over the past 10 years the team has completed $10+ billion of M&A transactions and strategic investments.

The successful Associate candidate will be an integral part of a small team that identifies, evaluates and executes acquisitions and strategic investments globally for Booking Holdings and its brand subsidiaries.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supports deal leads in M&A transactions from idea generation to deal execution and closing

  • Manages discrete M&A transaction processes while taking a holistic cross-functional approach

  • Develops detailed financial models and valuation scenarios for potential transactions

  • Conducts business due diligence and coordinates all due diligence across corporate functions and brand teams

  • Prepares thoughtful and concise presentations for senior leadership and Board of Directors

  • Prepares ad-hoc analyses, industry research, risk assessments and investment valuation updates

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 3-5 years relevant job experience

  • Deep understanding of the M&A process and valuation methodologies

  • Strong accounting and finance skills with demonstrated financial modeling experience

  • Excellent judgment to determine and execute key analyses with minimal supervision

  • Ability to see the “Big Picture” and anticipates deal team needs

  • Experience communicating complex information with deal teams, internal partners, counterparties and senior leadership

  • Team player, proactive and action oriented while being assertive and highly accountable

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.

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $107,000 $131,000.

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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