Finance Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

VP, Tax Planning

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. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.

Job Overview

This role will coordinate worldwide tax planning for the company and provide advice on the tax consequences of transactions to Brand tax teams and Booking Holdings personnel.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identifies, develops and implements tax planning strategies consistent with corporate tax objectives.

  • Coordinates with Brand Tax teams to provide advice to Brand personnel on the tax consequences of transactions.

  • Monitors and analyzes federal, state and foreign legislative, regulatory and judicial developments and communicates appropriate guidance to Booking Holdings and Brand  personnel

  • Works with the M&A team to analyze the tax implications of proposed acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and reorganizations.

  • Supports tax compliance and provision functions on reporting of transactions.

  • Coordinates the use of outside tax consultants where appropriate.

Qualifications

  • J.D., Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with MST or LL.M preferred

  • 15+ years corporate tax planning background in a corporate tax department and/or Big 4 accounting firm or large law firm.

  • Extensive experience in U.S. outbound international tax issues.

  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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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