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Director, Risk & Compliance

United States - Washington - Seattle


Want to have the ability to interact with a unique set of stakeholders each day? Would you like the ability to help Expedia Services move forward on important business objectives? Would you like to directly support business partners who are making the decisions that drive our business? Come join the Expedia Services & Marketplace Controllership team. We provide compliance and risk advisory services to our business partners!

The Director of Risk Management will help design broader strategy as well as manage the day-to-day governance activities related to risk, control, and compliance management across the Services and Marketplace organizations.  This individual will collaborate with functions such as Corporate Audit Services, Information Security, and Legal functions to drive continued progression of our risk and compliance management practices as we support our broader enterprise objectives.

We are growing rapidly in our support across the organization!

What you’ll do:

  • Support the creation of scalable frameworks to review processes, risk, controls and compliance against leading practice or industry frameworks, and assess capability maturity, identify gaps in design and execution, and communicate issues and recommendations to business partners and senior management
  • Partner with business divisions to develop integrated risk and compliance management mechanisms to proactively identify and develop response strategies for emerging risks and compliance obligations
  • Identify and support execution of process improvement opportunities related to technology solution need and benefit, as well as leveraging analytics, intelligence, and reporting to drive successful outcomes
  • Communicate, develop and foster strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Build and lead a high-performing team of subject matter experts to support business partners create and protect value in pursuit of organizational objectives
  • Keep current with industry trends and available technologies to understand and support automation and innovation related to risk management, control, and compliance operating models
  • Review pertinent process and control documentation to support process owners with their responsibility for optimized control design
  • Critically evaluate current control environments and recommend ways to rationalize and optimize controls through automation

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related professional experience
  • MBA (or equivalent) preferred; or equivalent related professional experience
  • 7–10 years of relevant experience leading and executing enterprise risk management, compliance, or assurance functions, leveraging industry recognized governance and control frameworks such as COBIT, COSO, and ISO and having proficiency in core requirements and methodologies for SOX internal control programs
  • Ability to engage with all levels of leadership and help drive alignment on initiatives/objectives
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading teams to achieve desired outcomes
  • Excellent problem solving skills and technical acumen
  • Artfully distills complexity - Goes deep, synthesizes, simplifies, then story-tells for audience
  • Bias for results and decision making necessary to address bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and encourage behavior to maximize business benefit
  • Lover of ambiguity - Thrives and gains energy from navigating our ambiguous and changing environment
  • Extremely strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • CISA, PML CISSP, or CRISC (or similar) certifications preferred
  • Knowledge of travel industry preferred and previous experience with travel technology products and operations strongly desired


About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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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 Group

Job Function
Audit and Compliance

United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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