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Financial Systems Analyst

United States - Washington - Seattle


The Financial Systems Analyst will work with our Tax Technology team on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, transactional, and tax research projects. The position will collaborate with Finance and Accounting owners and stakeholders to: 1) scope functional and technology requirements; 2) identify risks, issues, and contingency plans; and 3) and manage projects and drive project deliverables. This position emphasizes building consensus, gaining alignment on system and process designs, and execution of changes and testing required to support tax initiatives.

What you'll do:

  • Analyze business programs throughout the Expedia brands and advise on impacts to reporting, systems, and compliance operations
  • Work with Finance stakeholders, business sponsors, product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to develop and review project designs and business requirements
  • Represent Expedia Tax Department in cross-functional business meetings concerning data and systems requirements
  • Develop solutions to automate, streamline, and enhance data access, integrity, and processes
  • Create dashboards and aggregate data
  • Support monthly close/compliance process
  • Prepare data analyses to support controversy and litigation including incorporation of multiple data sets to create an end-to-end view of data flows
  • Manage all day-to-day project details, including coordinating with project team members and ensuring deadlines achieved
  • Collaborative working demeanor critical to success; candidate must work well as part of a team and individually; must be able to effectively mentor and develop junior staff
  • Attention to detail and passion around digging deep into data

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field
  • Proficient with all applications of the Microsoft Office suite, including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, and Outlook preferred
  • Exemplary and demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate highly complex and multi-faceted technology and data concepts to non-technical colleagues in a simple, clear and concise way, both in written and verbal formats
  • Demonstrated presentation skills and ability to persuade and create action
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, coupled with a self-motivated personality and an ability to exceed expectations in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Working knowledge of tax engines (Vertex) and/or prior experience with sales/hotel occupancy taxes a plus
  • Entry level experience with data analytic tools including SQL, TeraData, and Business Objects
  • Working knowledge of software development processes with a focus on eCommerce preferred
  • Prior demonstrated Finance Business Analyst and/or hands on Project Management experience preferred

Why Join Us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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