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Senior Director, Finance

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Senior Director, Finance

Expedia Group (EG) is a traveler focused company. We believe when the traveler wins, everyone wins. The Traveler and Partner Service Platform (TPSP) organization was recently formed within EG as a combination of our retail, partner and B2B operations and service product and technology teams. Our philosophy is to deliver the best experience in travel for our travelers and partners using our service platform.

The Senior Director, Finance is a visionary Finance leader for the TPSP Team within the Expedia Product and Technology division. This leader will manage a team of fifteen and report into the CFO of the Expedia Product and Technology Division. The Senior Director, Finance will work with the SVP of the TPSP organization as a thought and business partner, serving to drive business performance, strategy, cost optimization and to improve the traveler and partner experience.

What you'll do:

  • Use expertise in financial analysis to present and communicate financial results to senior executives and influence them in developing new strategies to enhance the organization’s financial performance. Guide the financial forecast process with business partners

  • Set industry standard for complex financial modeling and continuously improve the company’s reporting and modelling tools based on best practice, enabling advanced financial modeling

  • Establish key organizational performance indicators and metrics to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness

  • Demonstrate expert understanding of the business successes, challenges, and strategic objectives; draws from experience to evaluate solutions from the business’ perspective and provide advice regarding potential opportunities and risks

  • Implement solutions, cognizant of financial and operational factors that work across business units/functions resulting in improved financial performance

  • Provide input into the organization’s business model and operations to drive larger business decisions that advance the organization’s mission and enhance its reputation

  • Drive project/process resources and requirements that result in the right policies, practices, trends, and information that shape the organization

  • Guide organization-wide resource utilization to force simplicity, maximize performance, and value add; monitors the organization’s operational efficiency

  • Establish a culture that values high quality delivery of information; work to continuously improve the organization’s level of operational excellence.

  • Challenge the organization to identify new and upcoming trends in finance and the economic market impacting own business in order to remain competitive and enhance the competitive advantage of the organization

  • Strategically nurture relationships with key decision-makers by helping them successfully navigate through critical business changes and address complex issues in their businesses

  • Model and encourage others to handle conflict openly and productively

  • Promote a “one-team” mentality that encourages ownership and collaboration around technical and customer problems irrespective of organizational boundaries

  • Create pipelines of talent for the future from both internal and external talent pools while setting the vision for the team

Who you are:

  • Senior leadership in a variety of operational and strategic, high-visibility finance roles

  • Strong quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills. Proficiency in advanced Excel and financial modeling

  • Proven ability to influence and drive leadership to decisions and tangible outcomes

  • Comfortable creating positive relationships across a number of teams and supporting c-suite level leaders

  • A Storyteller: able to build and communicate clearly a vision and strategy. Skilled thought-leader, confident and successful at influencing others to act

  • Proven track record to work autonomously and lead a broad range of projects simultaneously and efficiently

  • Able to evaluate and making recommendations across opposing and equally critical business needs

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a high degree of flexibility and accountability, in a constantly fast-evolving environment

  • Passion for Results: Drive high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment; tenaciously work towards challenging goals

  • Business Acumen: Demonstrate a keen understanding of business operations and the organizational levers (systems, processes, departments, functions) that drive profitable growth

  • A Team Player: who has thrived in demanding, intellectually charged environments, has strong convictions and can win credibility and contribute across the breadth of a business and its senior management team

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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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United Kingdom - London

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 09/22/2022

  • ID # R-75632-1

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