This role is eligible for our hybrid work model: 2 days in-office & 3 days remote.
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
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, and to safeguard the integrity of Priceline’s reporting. The ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial setting and take ownership of their work. A successful candidate will possess the communication skills and business acumen necessary to interact with multiple teams within Priceline (examples include the product teams – hotels, flights, cars, and packages – as well as marketing, customer care, technology, and others) and third-party partners.
In this role you will get to:
Record monthly journal entries, primarily, but not limited to, items impacting revenue
Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts monthly; resolve any reconciling items on a timely basis
Provide guidance and direction to the staff accountant responsible for the monthly accrual process
Ensure adherence to the accrual policy
Oversee monthly accrual meetings with the G/L team, FP&A, and various departments within Priceline
Liaise with different departments to facilitate the accrual process and to understand and describe financial statement fluctuations
Prepare monthly variance explanations for income statement and balance sheet accounts
Ensure internal controls are effectively maintained for assigned tasks
Respond to requests from risk and controls, internal audit, external audit, and Booking Holdings, Inc
Provide support for the interim and year-end audits
Recommend improvements to the efficiency of accounting processes and timeliness of deliverables
Assist with ad hoc projects as they arise (e.g. automation, ERP implementation, etc.)
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
3-6 years of related professional experience
Excel proficiency required
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 priceline.com: Customer, Innovation, Team,
Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics.
CPA or CPA eligible
Experience with Oracle, BlackLine, SAP 4/HANA