Senior Finance Analyst - Hotelscom Finance

Expedia UK
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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Position Overview
As a key member of the Financial Controls team, this position works closely with both the wider business and Expedia Inc's corporate matrix functions such as Corporate Audit Services / Internal Audit, Technology, Accounting and Tax.

The team has responsibility for ensuring the business appropriately manages risk and operations in a rapidly changing business environment within these corporate matrix function frameworks, and also undertake significant financial projects from time to time. The role holder will be commercially astute with a proven background in IT General Controls, used to interacting and delivering to a high standard within Finance and a wider business and matrix environment.


· Key member of the team that leads the Financial Control and Compliance environment for, working closely with Corporate Audit Services / Internal Audit, Technology, Corporate Accounting, Reporting and Tax teams

· Financial Controls: Work closely with the technology team to ensure the company's transition to a Cloud based environment occurs smoothly, including the implementation of a secure control environment. Also, work closely with the business to ensure that all key SOX and business process workflows are documented and updated on a regular basis, making sure certain robust processes, controls and best practice are adhered to.

· Be a part of the product design process for new initiatives with a financial angle, ensuring controls are in place where necessary and operating effectively

· Internal Audit: Act as a liaison point in for the corporate Internal Audit and SOX teams - help ensure audits are facilitated and action points effectively implemented

· New Commercial Agreements: Work alongside the legal team in reviewing agreements, ensuring management correctly comply with contract authorization policies

· Project Work: Run or work within teams on adhoc finance projects as and when required, ensuring best practice implementation

· Continually push for improvement and development of the department, keeping pace with business changes and market best practice


O Qualified accountant preferable with first time passes (big 4)

O University degree (2:1 or above, or equivalent) and strong academic background

O Experience implementing or auditing effective controls and processes, especially from an IT General Controls perspective

O Proven qualitative and quantitative financial skills

O Ability to participate in discussions and to influence decisions across a corporate matrix environment, including with senior stakeholders. Solid understanding of the workings and challenges of a global matrix organization
O Advanced spreadsheet (excel) and presentation (powerpoint and delivery) skills

O Extremely organised with the ability to work on and manage multiple projects within tight time lines

O Experience in retail ecommerce environment and international companies an advantage

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