Senior Manager, Accounting

Senior Manager, Accounting




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Senior Manager, Accounting

Senior Manager, Accounting

Why is this job a big deal:

This individual will serve as an integral member of a team responsible for Priceline's general ledger accounting to ensure accurate and timely preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations. The ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial setting and take ownership of his/her work. A successful candidate will possess the communication skills and business acumen necessary to interact with multiple teams within Priceline and across Booking Holdings. The candidate will have experience supervising and providing feedback to two direct reports. Prior experience working with multiple currencies and intercompany is desired. In this role, the individual will safeguard existing internal controls and will suggest improvements. 

In this role you will get to:

  • Responsible for all aspects of intracompany and intercompany transactions including recording, reporting, elimination, and settlement.
  • Liaise with accounting teams across all Booking Holdings’ brands to ensure intercompany elimination.
  • Understand all intercompany relationships, including but not limited to revenue share and cost-plus arrangements. 
  • Ensure that all intercompany relationships are supported with contracts.  This will require establishing cross-functional relationships with legal, tax, and Booking Holdings.
  • Ensure internal controls are effectively maintained for assigned tasks.
  • Work with teams across Booking Holdings to implement the Blackline intercompany module.
  • Review and Record monthly journal entries for more complex transactions.
  • Review and Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts monthly; resolve any reconciling items on a timely basis.
  • Supervise both direct and indirect reports
  • Prepare monthly variance explanations for income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Respond to requests from risk and controls, internal audit, external audit, and Booking Holdings, Inc.
  • Provide support for the quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
  • Recommend improvements to the efficiency of accounting processes and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as they arise

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Chartered Accountant
  • 9+ years of related professional experience preferably with a GL team or a US Multi-Currency Company
  • Excel proficiency required
  • Experience with Oracle, BlackLine, OneStream
  • Detail-oriented, excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple departments to achieve goals
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to Customer, Innovation, Team,
  • Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics.