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Senior Accountant II

Spain - Madrid


Senior Accountant II

Brand Specific Description:

Will work across all brands, but primary focus will be supporting Vrbo VAT compliance.

Position Overview:
Senior Accountant II responsible for VAT controllership, oversight & accounting.

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for controllership & oversight of worldwide VAT compliance & controls, directly or in liaison with outsourced providers

  • Responsible for month-end close journal entries necessary within VAT asset and liability accounts

  • Responsible for preparing reconciliations of VAT balance sheet accounts for designated Group companies, in line with Group reconciliation & SOX policies

  • Liaising with partners in Treasury, Corporate AP and certain tax authorities regarding VAT payments

  • Liaising with in-house Tax team regarding support and preparation of VAT information for statutory and tax authority VAT audit requests & enquiries

  • Setting up accounting, compliance, controls and payment processes for new VAT registrations

  • Designing, building and improving Alteryx workflows to automate and improve manual & repetitive tasks, modernise Finance processes

  • Supporting in providing metrics to Finance leadership on VAT filings, payments & refunds

  • Supporting in statutory preparation & review of annual accounts for several EMEA legal entities

  • Other complex ad hoc projects as needed

Who you are:

  • Accounting qualifications or equivalent related professional experience

  • Strong Excel user, adept at manipulating large datasets

  • Fluent English language speaker, additional languages a bonus. Clear and concise written communication style

  • Keen interest in learning new technology & tools to automate manual processes - e.g. Tableau & Alteryx

  • University Accounting qualifications, preferably ACA qualified or in the process of ACA study

  • 3-4 years experience in Accounting roles (Big 4 preferred with some in-house experience)

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Finance Group

Job Function

Spain - Madrid
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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