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Financial Operations Lead

United States - Illinois - Chicago

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Financial Operations Lead

The EPS Controllership team is seeking a creative and collaborative Financial Operations Lead to support a dynamic and growing business within the EPS portfolio.

The EPS Controllership team empowers delivery of EPS organizational and strategic goals through financial intelligence and operational excellence. As part of the EPS Controllership team, you will be responsible for liaising with internal and external partners to support the rapid growth of the B2B business, driving continuous improvement in execution. Additionally, you will serve as a trusted advisor, working closely with Account Managers, Product, Finance, and Technology teams as well as Expedia Group corporate departments (Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Audit, Accounts Payable, and Billing teams).

What you'll do:

  • Participate in recurring pipeline review meetings, monitor and report status

  • Document and present program business requirements to key partners

  • Lead the monthly accruals process within Accounting’s month end close timelines and SOX control requirements

  • Execute the monthly process for payment and partner marketing fee reporting packages in accordance with partner contracts

  • Analyze results and investigate transaction queries

  • Handle processing of marketing fund invoices

  • Accountable for SOX documentation

  • Perform data analysis to evaluate existing business/operational processes; recommend effective and scalable process improvements

  • Present financial concepts and technical details to non-financial business partners in an easy-to-understand manner

  • Establish strong working relationships with business partners across various teams

  • Ad-hoc projects as required

Who you are:

  • Associates Degree in related field such as Accounting or Finance or equivalent related professional experience

  • 3+ years professional Accounting, Finance or Audit experience, Public Accounting experience is a plus

  • Problem solver with ability to recommend unique solutions to address problems

  • Professional “can do” work ethic, with the ability to handle many conflicting tasks

  • Receptive and adaptive to a rapidly changing business environment while maintaining focus on key business goals and objectives

  • Advanced Excel skills with experience of handling large and complex data sets

  • Strong verbal and written communications

  • Experience with the following systems a plus: SQL Teradata, Oracle and Business Objects

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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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, 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
FinOps

Locations
United States - Illinois - Chicago
United States - Missouri - Springfield

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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