Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Senior Tax Accountant

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 Tax Accountant will report to the Senior Manager, Federal Income Tax and this individual will primarily be focused on assisting with the preparation of the U.S. Federal income tax returns (including international and informational forms & returns) and state and local income tax returns, and gathering of information related to IRS audits. This individual will also assist with the quarterly tax provision calculations under ASC 740, with a focus on book to tax differences and creating efficiencies between the tax provision and compliance processes through automation and process improvement. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordination with Big 4 firms for preparation & review of U.S. income tax and informational returns.

  • Assist with managing the U.S. tax compliance process in an accurate and timely fashion, including compilation of supporting data and maintenance and monitoring of book/tax differences.

  • Provide assistance with the U.S. quarterly tax provision calculations and supporting schedules under ASC 740, including forecasted tax expenses for FP&A.

  • Ability to research federal and state tax issues.

  • Assist with data inputs for domestic and international tax modeling software.

  • Drive automation efforts between provision and compliance.

  • As needed, assist with research and respond to notices and inquiries from tax authorities, including Federal, state and local income tax audits.

  • Assist with the preparation of country by country reports.

Qualifications

  • BS or BA in Accounting.

  • Licensed CPA or MST preferred.

  • Minimum of 3-4 years of professional tax experience or comparable industry experience.

  • Public accounting experience.

  • Broad technical background and experience.

  • Working knowledge of U.S. Federal, International and State income tax law.

  • Understanding and knowledge of ASC 740.

  • Understanding of Foreign Informational Forms (1042, 1118, 5471, 8858, 8865).

  • Strong analytical ability to identify challenges, provide solutions, and resolve problems in a timely manner.

  • Highly organized with the ability to efficiently and accurately manage competing priorities and internal and external deadlines.

  • Positive attitude and dependable team player with strong attention to detail.

  • Highly skilled in Excel. Proficient in the other Microsoft Office suite of products.

  • Experience with Alteryx, SAP, Oracle, OneStream, and OneSource Tax Provision software a plus.

  • Minimal travel, if any.

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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