Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. During 2019, the Company had consolidated revenues and net income of $15.1 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $60 billion.
Booking Holdings Financial Services (hereinafter “BHFS”) is based in Dublin, Ireland and provides financial services in the form of payment services and e-money products across all the brands. BHFS is committed to conducting its business in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines, with integrity and to the highest ethical standards.
Booking Holdings Financial Services, is building out a finance team with experience within a regulated financial services environment, helping to deliver a world-class payments operation to support Booking Holdings Inc’s brands globally. The company is seeking to hire a mix of qualified or part-qualified accountants into the team. Reporting to the Financial Controller the successful candidates will be part of a finance team responsible for both the day to day financial operations of the Irish business as well supporting new business initiatives across the company. The team will be responsible with ensuring BHFS is in compliance with all its regulatory and statutory responsibilities from a financial control and oversight perspective and will partner with both internal and external service providers to ensure a strong internal control environment. The team be accountable for the delivery of timely, complete and accurate financial statements and management reporting and supporting financial analysis, and will support the local executive team in pursuit of the company’s objectives.
Responsibilities and Duties
Ensure the timeliness, completeness and accuracy of financial statements in accordance with general accounting and corporate standards.
Ensure all payment operations and treasury activities and associated reconciliation controls are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Delivery of local and corporate management reporting and financial analysis.
Support both Internal and External audit review processes.
Support all Statutory, Regulatory and Tax reporting for the business.
Support the Accounts Payable and Inter-Company billing processes.
Budgeting and Forecasting.
Partner with both internal and external service providers who support the business.
Support finance and accounting requirements of local Holding entity being established in Ireland.
Ensure a strong internal control environment within the finance function.
Qualified or Part Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
3rd level degree or equivalent preferred.
Will be a mixture of senior and more junior roles across the team.
Experience of working in regulated financial services. Ideally within Payment Services but not essential.
Knowledge of IFRS, Irish Statutory & Tax reporting requirements.
Good knowledge of MS Office and Financial ERP (SAP) systems.
Excellent financial analysis skills.
Excellent writing, communication, verbal and written, and organizational skills.
Eager to learn new technologies and ideas. Comfortable navigating complicated and nuanced issues.
Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment.
Minimal travel expected.
Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands:
Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. 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.
Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure 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.
Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email email@example.com with your request. M/F/V/D/SO