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.