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Senior Commercial Finance Manager - TAAP
Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) leverages the best of the Expedia Group’s partner-facing APIs and template products with a laser focus on B2B, powering hundreds of partners around the world. As the Expedia Group’s partner-focused arm, EPS’ mission is to provide its partners with solutions to fuel their growth.
EPS partners with businesses across a wide range of verticals, including loyalty programs, airlines, travel agents, corporate travel management companies and online retailers who remarket EPS rates and availabilities to their travelers. Partners can access EPS products in the way that best suits their business, whether that is a fully customizable environment through EPS APIs or an ‘off-the-shelf’ white-label or co-branded template solution offering or its agent tools.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic Finance team within EPS. This is a key commercial finance role supporting the Sr Director of TAAP (Travel Agency Affiliate Programme), alongside the sales team for the retail Travel Agent tool.
A senior member of the Finance group, the role holder will lead a team, and provide insight and drive commercial value through their Stakeholders. The role holder will be influential and dynamic with the ability to add significant value across the business.
What you'll do:
You will be responsible for driving effective value adding decision making across the TAAP team
Your key stakeholders will be the Sales and Finance leadership team
Forecasting: manage delivery of partner and point of sale level forecast, including an assessment of any key areas of under or over performance, and of risks and opportunities, feeding into the FP&A process
Annual plan: oversee partner and point of sale view (both strategic and detail), work with Sales leaders to deliver both macro Sales perspective and partner level input
Contribute effectively to FP&A process to ensure key Plan deliverables are met
Support Sr Director of TAAP and Director Commercial Finance in formulating and implementing their strategy
Preparation of business cases to support investment decisions and prioritization
Deliver high class business intelligence and sales reporting
Work with key stakeholders in finance, analytics and sales to ensure information is relevant, timely, reliable and interpreted for the needs of the Sales leaders, Account Managers and Business Development Managers
Pull insights from reporting and ensure they are effectively disseminated and acted upon where appropriate
Push where necessary for further investigation and interpretation
Input into & drive the development of reporting and enhance business processes
Key finance stakeholder in the preparation, review and approval of commercial contracts for your area, participating in commercial negotiations as necessary
Who you are :
7+ years experience in Finance
Currently leading a finance team and can demonstrate strong leadership
Skilled at building, delivering and interpreting risk and strategy
Familiar with B2B business models and large global footprints
Experienced and enthusiastic working in dynamic, entrepreneurial environments
Someone who thrives in large, global, fast moving organizations
A skilled people leader, passionate about developing talent
Highly analytical, going beyond the traditional functions of finance, driving insight and strategy across a broad range of business issues
Someone who always builds a compelling vision from the numbers and communicates clearly with all stakeholders
Can manage multiple projects at once whilst keeping the teams focused on delivery
Creative thinker & self-starter
Exceptional listener and skilled negotiator
A relationship builder
A facilitator, skilled at conflict resolution
Big picture focused whilst helping implement procedural change
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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United Kingdom - London
ID # R-75277
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