Senior Director, Finance
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Senior Director, Finance
Expedia Product & Technology is building the platform that will enable what is next in travel. The Senior Director of Finance will set the vision for the License & Maintenance, and Cloud centers of Excellence and drive the core responsibilities of forecasting and reporting. This leader will manage a team of fourteen and report to the VP of Finance. The role requires an individual that is passionate about continuous improvement, business partnership, and using data to drive insights into the business and decisions.
What you'll do:
Lead the Center of Excellence that forecasts, plans and drives commercial Cloud contracts & data center capital investments
Serve as a leader, influencer, and contributor across Finance
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 evaluate and implement new and upcoming trends in Finance to drive performance and enhance the competitive advantage of Product & Technology
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
Drive the financial forecast process working with business partners and Corporate Finance
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
Manage projects from inception to close, with superb planning and communication skills to establish timelines, prioritize work, and set partner expectations
Establish key organizational performance indicators and metrics to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness
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
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
Cultivate effective relationships and collaborate with the business, technology, program management, and other partner teams
Create pipelines of talent for the future from both internal and external talent pools while setting the vision for the team
Build an extraordinary team environment
Who you are you:
Strong people management skills and ability to successfully lead up, down, and across the organization
Demonstrable ability to establish trusted, effective relationships across diverse sets of partners
Analytical problem solver, assessing risks and pitfalls, taking appropriate risks
Thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and competing priorities
Strong quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills. Proficiency in financial modeling
Proven ability to influence and drive leadership to decisions and tangible outcomes
A storyteller that can build and clearly communicate a vision and strategy
Passion for Results - drive high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment; tenaciously work towards challenging goals
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate financial concepts to all audiences
Passionate to make things better at every opportunity and challenge the status quo
Results driven, highly motivated, and curious with a growth mindset and willingness to learn
Comfortable working with ambiguity in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Experience in travel, technology, or e-commerce businesses preferred
The total cash range for this position in Seattleis $254,000to $330,000. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $406,500, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.
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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