Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior 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 Auditor role is part of the Global Internal Audit (GIA) team of Booking Holdings and will work in a hybrid business and IT audit role. This candidate will have IT General Controls knowledge, with a genuine interest and knowledge in business/financial accounting processes.  Alternatively, a business/financial accounting audit candidate who is very tech savvy would also be successful in this role. The Senior Auditor will be primarily involved in planning and executing SOX engagements. This role will also support operational audits in the key risk areas of our business and support the preparation of key deliverables to senior management. This position will report to the Director 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 & Business SOX control testing at Booking Holdings and its Brands.

  • Plans and executes operational and compliance related audits/reviews across a wide-range of topics both in IT and the business in general.

  • 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 the Audit Committee.

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

  • Supports the continuous improvement of the internal audit function.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree.

  • CISA / CPA or equivalent designation highly desirable.

  • 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.

  • Thorough understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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