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.
Why this job’s a big deal?
Priceline – a part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), a highly profitable global online travel company with a market capitalization of over $80 billion – is looking for a Controller to join its Finance team. The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. It’s therefore essential that Priceline’s Controller meets our high standard of ethics, honesty, transparency and compliance.
In this role, you will get to:
Coordinate and process accurate and timely month-end close and reporting functions for the company and its subsidiaries
Establish, test and document internal controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance
Ensure accuracy of judgmental reserves (proper accruals are in place based on the most current information)
Identify inefficiency in the close process and implement necessary changes such as workflow and technical improvements
Understand and analyze all transactions to ensure proper accounting under US GAAP and consistency with other BHI brands
Coordinate analytical review on income statement for budget vs. actual variances with the company's Strategic Planning and Analysis team and analyze balance sheet variances and document explanations for variances
Assist the SP&A team to prepare forecast and monthly CFO report
Perform ad hoc financial analysis and oversee treasury, accounts payable, trade and supplier disbursements, accounts receivable and collections
Manage reconciliation of transaction receivables and payables to ensure amounts due are collected and correct amounts are paid
Manage the issuance and maintenance of financial instruments such as letters of credit and related collateral requirements
Review and release weekly trade and transactional disbursements
Who you are:
5+ years’ experience as a controller of a $1B+ division of a public company
Prioritize transparency and have a strong moral compass
Experience working in an environment requiring quick turn around and in-depth financial analysis
Ability to manage the monthly close process within a large global organization
Excellent written and verbal communication and technical skills of US GAAP
Good organizational and work management skills with the ability to manage and track multiple projects/tasks simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to work independently, coordinate the efforts of others as well as work well with people at a wide range of levels
Strong understanding of foreign currency accounting
Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable Integrity and Ethics
WE ARE PRICELINE.
Our success as one of the biggest players in online travel is all thanks to our incredible, dedicated team of talented employees. Priceliners are focused on being the best travel deal makers in the world, fueled by our passion to help everyone experience the moments that matter most in their lives. Whether it’s a dream vacation, your cousin’s graduation, or your best friend’s wedding – we make travel affordable and accessible to our customers.
Our culture is unique and inspiring (that’s what our employees tell us). We’re a grown-up, startup. We deliver the excitement of a new venture, without the struggles and chaos that can come with a business that hasn’t stabilized.
We’re on the cutting edge of innovative technologies. We keep the customer at the center of all that we do. Our ability to meet their needs relies on the strength of a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
Priceline is part of the Booking Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKNG) family of companies. Our sister companies include Booking, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.
Priceline ensures equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.