Finance Norwalk, Connecticut

Senior Business Auditor, Global Internal Audit

Company Intro:

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.

Job Title:  Senior Business Auditor, Global Internal Audit US

Reports to and Location: The Senior Business Auditor reports to the Director of Internal Audit in our Norwalk, CT headquarters. 

Job Overview:

The Senior Business Auditor is responsible for planning and executing SOX engagements at our US Brands. 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. The Booking Holdings Global Internal Audit function reports directly to the chairman of the Audit Committee. The main goal of the team is to provide independent insights, advice and assurance on business risks and controls to senior management, and to drive change with regards to Governance, Risk Management and Internal Controls.

Introduction video of Global Internal Audit:

https://vimeo.com/user90035856/gia

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Determining audit scope and objectives based on an appropriate risk assessment in conjunction with management
  • Developing a suitable SOX and Operational audit program based on the risk assessment and related exposures
  • Communicating progress to Internal Audit management and key stakeholders throughout the audit (from planning to completion)
  • Prepare audit and/or SOX deliverables in a clear and concise writing style, compliant to our quality standards.
  • Interpret the significance of audit and/or SOX findings, conclude on findings and make practical recommendations that enhance controls and reduce risks based on root cause analysis.
  • Participating in the quarterly follow-up process to ensure that audit recommendations are properly implemented 
  • Work collaboratively with team members & colleagues at the Brands and external parties/external auditors.
  • Ensure that the audit and/or SOX deliverables are conducted in a manner consistent with pertinent departmental and Company policies as well as IIA Standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA/CIA/CA or equivalent designation highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree required and 3 – 5 years of relevant experience working in a Big 4 accounting firm and/or Internal Audit functions preferably at publicly listed companies.
  • Travel percentage: 15%

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of auditing various business operations and risk-based auditing attained through financial and operational audits. (external or internal or both).
  • Knowledge and experience in utilizing computer-assisted audit tools and techniques (e.g. ACL, IDEA, etc.) and internal audit management software (AuditBoard).
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision, both written and verbally. 
  • Sound business and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex, fast paced, organization effectively.
  • Strong time, project, and team management skills.
  • Possesses strong task management, attention to detail and prioritization skills.  Demonstrated ability to follow through on all assigned tasks.
  • Good understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards.
  • International mindset and experience to work effectively with team members and colleagues around the world.

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 to 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 a 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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