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Senior Finance Analyst, Commercial Finance

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Senior Finance Analyst, Commercial Finance

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. s 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 Commercial Finance team supporting the TAAP division of EPS. TAAP (Travel Agency Affiliate Programme) is Expedia's online booking tool that serves thousands of travel advisors across the world. Significant investment has recently been made into multiple product launches and enhancements in TAAP, resulting in a truly exciting period of high growth for the division.

This is a key role, reporting to the Director of TAAP Commercial Finance, supporting the Senior Commercial Finance Manager of TAAP.

The successful candidate will business partner with the regional AMs & RDMs, providing key insights and helping the team to unlock a range of commercial opportunities. You will be productive, proactive, influential and dynamic with the ability to add significant value across the business!

What you'll do:

  • Modelling, review and tracking of short-term incentives and key partner deals

  • Produce detailed forecasting of GBV, Commissions, GSA costs and marketing spend in line with corporate planning cycles

  • Review, approve and produce reporting on promotional agency tier upgrades weekly

  • Review and approve Deferred Payments requests

  • Produce weekly trading report, leading weekly discussions with Sales to ensure market context & insights are captured in commentary for distribution at an Executive level

  • Produce monthly profitability reporting, highlighting areas of opportunity & risk

  • Use BI tools to improve and standardize reporting to Sales & wider EPS teams to drive greater accountability and insight

  • Core business partner to TAAP AMs/RDMs, using commercial analysis to help shape strategies for key markets

  • Support TAAP Marketing, through budget management and business casing opportunities

  • Help to develop and implement improved reporting, processes and controls to help scale the TAAP business

  • Foster highly collaborative relationships across TAAP and support the wider finance team to meet key deliverables as necessary

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to support regional and global commercial projects and initiatives as well as deep-dives into specific topics to support the growth of the business

Who you are:

  • 3-5+ years work experience in a similar analytical role

  • Bachelors degree, 2:1 or above and strong academic background or equivalent related professional experi

  • Proven ability to actively manage workload; deliver to deadlines and against rapidly changing priorities

  • A self-starter with proactive ‘can-do’ work ethic and strong initiative to identify current and potential problems and determine the best solution

  • Someone who thrives in large, global, fast paced organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong Excel modelling skills and experience working with large data sets

  • Knowledge of BI tools (e.g. Tableau) and data extraction via SQL will be highly beneficial

  • Ability to present data & insights in a visually compelling format to financial and non-finance audiences

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative financial skills

  • Strong spreadsheet, data-management, and presentation skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience in building complex models for both ongoing analysis and financial projections

  • Demonstrated understanding of financials and budgeting processes

  • Experience implementing effective controls and processes

  • Able to lead and influence decisions across various internal functions

  • Uses good judgment and makes decisions as necessary

  • Extremely organized with the ability to work on and manage multiple projects within tight timelines

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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

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 02/08/2023

  • ID # R-79703

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