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Senior VAT Accountant (1-Year FTC)

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Senior VAT Accountant

You will work closely with the global Accounting team based in Prague, London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Seattle, as well as other tax, finance and operational teams across the globe.

We have an open and friendly work culture, and benefit from a supportive leadership team. We are a team that is passionate about travel, accounting & tax compliance and streamlining processes!

What you’ll do:

  • Plan, prepare and manage the tax compliance timetable for various areas of taxes (VAT, lodging taxes and Digital Services Taxes)

  • Where outsourced, review VAT computations & returns to support these filings, working with external advisors

  • Where internal, sourcing data, preparing & filing lodging tax returns, working closely with cross-functional teams as necessary

  • Prepare journal entries and own the validation & reconciliation of various tax accounts via Blackline certification processes

  • Validating data sources and investigating discrepancies with different teams as part of the compliance process

  • Identify and implement opportunities to further improve, innovate, automate and evolve our tax compliance function using technology (e.g. Alteryx, Power Apps)

  • Identify, implement and document appropriate process improvements for areas

  • Work closely with professional firms & cross-functional Expedia teams for roll-outs of new compliance due to changes in legislation and new business initiatives

  • Providing support for certain tax audits, as needed

  • Continuously build and nurture collaborative relationships with the Accounting & compliance team, as well as tax and other business stakeholders

Who you are:

  • Qualified accountant or 2+ years of tax accounting / compliance experience in public accounting or industry

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and capable of clearly articulating complex processes

  • Fluency in English is required

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Ability to extract, analyze and review data for tax compliance & accounting purposes

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, v-lookups and similar functionality)

  • Experience with Alteryx or other automation tools is a plus


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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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  • Czechia - Prague

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Fixed Term

  • 08/16/2023

  • ID # R-83350

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