Senior Accountant

Expedia Group

Location: Springfield, Missouri

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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Looking to join a dynamic team of accounting professionals and obtain valuable accounting and analysis experience? Just like Expedia Group covers all aspects of travel for our customers, we cover accounting and analysis for Expedia Group’s worldwide operations. If you’re looking for a team that empowers Expedia Group’s travel revolution through financial intelligence and operational excellence, then joining our accounting team will be a great fit for you.

We have the following opportunities available:

  • Cash: Journalizing cash and reconciling the activity for around 500 bank accounts of all different currencies, interacting with many different areas of the company (payroll, tax, accounts payable and receivable, treasury and more).
  • Fixed Assets: Accounts for fixed assets located in over 100 offices around the world, including specialization in accounting for the Seattle owned campus of 42 acres of land, internally developed software, intangibles, and goodwill, by partnering with the Expedia Real Estate and People Teams.
  • Operating Expense: Works closely with the partners throughout the business to account for all overhead and general expenses, cloud costs, customer services, software, licensing, legal, professional fees, and more.
  • Leases: Accounts for the over 100 leases and facilities costs of Expedia’s global portfolio of offices by working closely with the Expedia Real Estate team.

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance or related field; or equivalent related professional experience
  • CPA (or country equivalent) a plus
  • Strong Excel skills as well as the ability to work with large amounts of data
  • Demonstrate understanding of US GAAP and apply to accounting processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Team player able to effectively interact with colleagues and business partners across the company
  • Attention to detail and proactive approach
  • Experience with ERP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Experience with accounting month end close process
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Commitment to continued improvement as demonstrated by streamlining processes
  • Flexible in a fast paced and rapidly change environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

What you'll do:

  • Timely and accurate recording of expense activity in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and analyses
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Identify and implement process improvements that increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Identify trends or issues that require management's attention
  • Work with business partners to provide accounting guidance and analysis support
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to assist business partners with research on any unusual transactions
  • Prepare/Review auditor PBC requests for quarterly review, year-end audit, and SOX
  • Lead meetings and be the owner/driver for various Expedia initiatives as necessary
  • Special projects as assigned

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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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