Senior Vice President - Corporate Finance

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance

In this critical leadership role, the SVP, Corporate Finance will lead Expedia Group’s Corporate Finance team and be a strategic partner to Expedia Group’s CFO and CEO and our business leaders. The role will be responsible for defining and delivering the company’s multi-year P&L while making decisions to allocate capital to achieve the delivery of desired outcomes.

The role will oversee company-wide quarterly business reviews, outlooks, forecasts and annual planning while driving enterprise-wide initiatives including transformation and platforming efforts. The SVP, Corporate Finance will also act as CFO of Expedia Group’s corporate functions, owning the Hyperion financial planning and reporting system and modernizing FP&A processes.

As a well-rounded finance leader with depth across finance, the SVP, Corporate Finance have a track record of delivering sustainable financial growth by being a commercially astute business partner engaging and influencing at all levels and executing on key results. Success will stem from curiosity, a passion to improve capital allocation decisions, financial understanding, forecasts/outlooks, systems and performance by deeply understanding the Group’s processes and strategy and how Finance can achieve this target.

The SVP, Corporate Finance will be motivated by continuous improvement and a transformative approach and will have a passion for solving complex and strategically important business problems in an agile environment, displaying dedication, as well as an ambition for innovative thinking to ensure that Expedia Group continues to win in its markets. The position requires a strategic and synchronized perspective, extraordinary stakeholder management, and tried and tested change and leadership skills coupled with intellectual curiosity to identify new ideas and challenge the status quo.

What you'll do:

  • Define and deliver the group-wide multi-year P&L, overseeing company’s capital allocation frameworks and processes

  • Oversee company investment framework ensuring we allocate capital to investments that will ensure delivery of the EG multi-year P&L

  • Lead company-wide quarterly business reviews ensuring divisions meet targets on key performance indicators

  • Collaborate closely with divisional CFOs to check-in on performance, trends, and status of key initiatives

  • Analyze and communicate trading trends and expected performance to Expedia Group CEO/CFO/Travel Leadership Team

  • Lead outlook, quarterly forecast and annual planning processes for all of Expedia Group

  • Identify P&L initiatives/opportunities both across the Group and within specific business divisions

  • Influence divisional finance leaders to suitably balance the bold delivery of financial results while remaining fiscally prudent and investing for the future

  • Drive system and process improvements to improve outlook and forecast accuracy

  • Communicate Expedia Group’s financial performance and expectations with proactive recommendations to drive company performance

  • Partner closely with Investor Relations and Financial Reporting in development of public earnings filings, releases and scripts

  • Develop Board and leadership team presentations on financial and business performance

  • Ensure Expedia Group CFO is sufficiently knowledgeable on financial trends, and address ad hoc queries from other senior leaders

  • Lead an experienced team, providing strategic leadership and coaching, and ultimately developing exceptional talent for Expedia Group

  • Create a vibrant, energized and enthusiastic environment for the function by creating a compelling unifying vision that steers, motivates and develops the team

  • Embed a culture where training, coaching and delivering proactive feedback lead to positive impact and results; creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential; thus, allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges

  • Act as CFO of corporate functions along with real estate (~1000 people), ensuring spend is in line with plan and proactively identifying financial opportunities

  • Modernizing global FP&A processes and own strategy and administration of our core financial planning system (Hyperion)

  • Lead Expedia Group-wide strategic projects i.e. cost initiatives and transformation and platforming efforts

Who you are:

  • Senior leader in a variety of analytical and strategic, high-visibility finance roles

  • Proven track record in driving excellence in financial planning and insight whilst being experienced in delivering robust financial plans which empowers high performing businesses to grow value

  • 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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