Statutory Accountant - (Role based in Prague)
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Statutory Senior Accountant II
Are you looking to join a team of international accounting professionals to help manage the accounting compliance for our global subsidiaries? Do you like working closely with colleagues in tax, treasury, and other departments to tackle problems? If so, this team is for you! We are looking for a candidate with a solid base of accounting skills, including working with multiple currencies, foreign entities, handling sophisticated projects, supporting statutory audits and collaborating across partners. A great candidate can demonstrate the ability to use accounting knowledge and your experience to add value and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a fast-paced, team oriented, constantly evolving and growing organization!
What you’ll do:
Preparation of the statutory accounts and audit files for various Global entities
You will be liaising with external auditors, coordinating the collection of all data and explanations requested, and preparing the audit file to support these. You will also be the primary contact for audit queries
You will have the opportunity to interact with other teams (finance or non-finance teams) and external advisors when needed to have the information readily available on a timely basis for the preparation of the statutory accounts
You will work closely with the International Tax team on any corporation tax issues relating to the companies within your scope
You will play a key role in onboarding Group companies into the established global accounting processes, including documenting process flows, establishing and maintaining relationships with external advisors and identifying efficiency improvement
Helping the VAT team to review returns and post journals on an ad hoc basis
Preparing journal entries and account reconciliations, reviewing monthly P&L and Balance Sheets, per company, prior to close - to ensure these are as expected and to assist the Corporate Accounting team in identifying errors or omissions
Where a company’s primary bookkeeping function is outsourced, communicating on a monthly basis with external advisors on local GAAP differences and local compliance (document retention, local Tax compliance, etc)
Implementing where appropriate, process improvements within the month-end cycle to increase efficiency and reduce hours
Ensuring all SOX controls are maintained and adhered to - SOX compliance
Other ad hoc projects as needed (dissolution of existing companies, mergers, for example)
Who you are:
At least 4+ years of experience; public accounting experience is helpful
BA or BS in Finance or Accounting required or equivalent related professional experience. CPA preferred, MBA a plus
Ability to build strong working relationships and work efficiently across functions to resolve issues
Attention to detail with excellent interpersonal and time management skills. Ability to prioritize workload and act as primary owner of individual projects, analyses or processes
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Experience with Oracle or a similar ERP system
Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, functions) as well as able to work with large amounts of data
Commitment to continued improvement as demonstrated by streamlining processes
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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Czechia - Prague
ID # R-80172
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