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Finance Director

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Finance Director

Are you looking to lead a team of international accounting professionals responsible for managing people cost accounting and statutory compliance for our global subsidiaries? Do you like working closely with colleagues in tax, treasury, legal and other departments to tackle problems? If so, this team is for you!

We are looking for a candidate with proven management skills, including working with multiple currencies, foreign entities, handling sophisticated projects, supporting statutory audits, and collaborating across partners.

A great candidate can demonstrate the ability to use accounting knowledge and your experience to add value and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a fast-paced, team oriented, constantly evolving, and growing organization!

What you will do:

  • Lead and mentor a team a team of accounting professionals directly or indirectly responsible for global statutory compliance (currently +100 companies) and accurately recording employee related costs

  • Continuously develop the skills of individual team members to promote professional development

  • Lead a variety of projects to simplify and automate existing processes

  • Partner with business leaders, tax, finance, treasury, legal teams, and external advisers on various business and operational matters

  • Work cross-functionally to establish and document new business processes to ensure compliance with local rules and regulations of the foreign countries 

  • Engage and liaise with foreign service providers to support local compliance requirements

  • Be able to understand US GAAP concepts and their effects on statutory financial results

  • Lead preparation of the annual financial statements and coordinate the financial statement audit

  • Month end close - ensuring all monthly PeopleCost transactions are accounted for in accordance with local accounting rules as well as US GAAP, review of journal entries, supporting schedules and account reconciliations

  • Monthly/quarterly balance sheet and P&L variance reporting across all management reporting levels

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience years of experience with a multi-national company

  • Chartered Accountant and / or public accounting experience in the technology sector is preferred

  • Previous managerial experience required

  • Language: 100% English proficiency, other languages a plus

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, capable of clearly articulating complex processes to audiences with differing levels of understanding

  • Ability to use accounting knowledge and previous experience to add value and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a fast-paced, team oriented, rapidly changing, and high-growth organization

  • Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, functions) as well as the ability to work with large amounts of data.

  • Experience with Oracle or a similar ERP system

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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  • Czechia - Prague

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 06/23/2022

  • ID # R-70292

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