Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior IT Auditor – Global Internal Audit

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 Senior IT Auditor role is part of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) team of Booking Holdings. This role will focus on planning and executing SOX, IT operational, governance, and compliance-related audits at Booking Holdings and its Brands. This role will also partake in audits related to privacy and cybersecurity. This position will report to the Director of Internal Audit in Norwalk, CT at the Booking Holdings headquarters and involves occasional travel (up to 15%).

Introduction video of Global Internal Audit: https://vimeo.com/user90035856/gia 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Plans and executes IT operational & SOX control with a focus on USA Brands of Booking Holdings.

  • Coordinates with stakeholders such as Business Control Owners, Risk & Compliance, Tech department, External Auditors, and others. 

  • Assists in conducting risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks. 

  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with the standards of the internal audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). 

  • Prepares audit reports for senior management and other key stakeholders.

  • Provides advice on internal control matters for Booking Holdings and its Brands.

  • Supports the continuous improvement of the internal audit function.

Qualifications

  • Self-directed – Executes the audit activities with minimal guidance.

  • Team Player – Collaborates, supports colleagues and peers across the organization, while still being able to work independently when needed.

  • Detail Oriented – Values quality, self-review, and continuous improvement.

  • Results-Oriented – Meets deadlines on assignments, juggles multiple projects.

  • Communication – Is able to work with all levels of individuals up to and including executive management.

  • Commercial Awareness – Eagerness to understand the business.

  • Risk Mindset – Able to Interpret the significance of audit findings, conclude on findings, and make practical recommendations that enhance controls and reduce risks based on root cause analysis.

Required

  • Excellent knowledge of risk-based auditing of various IT environments and business operations attained through a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience working in a Big 4 accounting firm and/or Internal Audit function at a listed company.

  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem-solving, and timely problem escalation.

Skills

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • CISA / CPA or equivalent designation highly desirable.

  • Big 4 Experience is highly desirable.

  • Proficiency in MS Office and/or G Suite

  • Experience with SAP auditing is highly desirable.

  • Experience with data analytics software is desirable.

  • Strong analytical skills (experience with audit analytics is a plus).

  • Excellent audit report writing and oral communication skills (proficiency in English).

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail-oriented but able to quickly grasp the bigger picture.

  • Maximum of 15% travel requirement globally based on the audit plan and project requirements.

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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