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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

R1964

Location

Norwalk

Career Track

Finance

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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

R1964

Location

Norwalk

Career Track

Finance

From accounting and financial planning to risk/fraud analysis and payments, our Finance team ensures not only our company’s financial security, but that our customers can buy from us with confidence.

Priceline.com – a part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG; formerly known as The Priceline Group), a highly profitable global online travel company with a market capitalization of over $80 billion – is looking for an Analyst or Senior Analyst to join its FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) team. The individual will serve as an integral member of a team responsible for forecasting and managing priceline.com’s full P&L (revenue and expenses) and serving as analytical and strategic business partners throughout the organization. Our FP&A team sits at the center of the organization and is actively involved with all major strategic decisions.

The ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial setting and embody the drive and skill set necessary to hit the ground running as a business partner to multiple teams within priceline.com (examples include the product teams – hotel, rental car, flight, and package – as well as marketing, customer care, technology, and others). A successful candidate will serve as the analytical thought leader for those teams and provide financial and operational analytic support. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: setting annual operating plans, monthly/quarterly actuals vs. forecast variances, ad hoc analysis, and longer term strategic planning. The Analyst or Senior Analyst will be expected to lead cross-functional projects; he/she will also be expected to interface regularly with the CFO and to summarize and communicate findings to other senior management and product team leads.

The role’s key priorities include:

  • Building and maintaining robust driver-based forecasting models.
  • Building company/industry knowledge and developing a strong understanding of relevant financial metrics.
  • Supporting the measurement of relevant key performance indicators.
  • Working across the team to build reporting infrastructure, and helping develop new FP&A processes and analyses that add value for all stakeholders.
  • Leading strategic analyses for business partners.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or other quantitative discipline
  • Minimum 2-3 years of related professional experience; FP&A experience preferred. Investment banking or management consulting background is a plus
  • Extensive Excel modeling experience required; knowledge of Hyperion/HFM, Essbase, Tableau and SQL is a plus. Experience with (and implementation of) planning software is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, coordinate the efforts of others and work well with people at a wide range of levels
  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline.com: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics.

Priceline is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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