Operations Analyst, Partner Payment Operations

Expedia Group

Location: Springfield, Missouri

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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Operations Analyst, Partner Payment Operations

This is an Operations Analyst role on a high-performing team with opportunity to serve your group and internal customers in Partner Payment Operations (PPO) on a global scale through reporting and analysis of large and complex data sets, process improvement and automation, and project support.

What you’ll do:

  • Deliver operational reporting, dashboards, queries, and analysis utilizing internal tools and databases such as Oracle, SQL, Excel, Tableau, OBI, etc

  • Collaborate with others across disciplines to translate business processes into holistic technical solutions to solve the most complex and uncommon issues; ensure alignment between structure, people, process, and technology

  • Conduct workflow analysis and implement process improvement ideas for operations, emphasizing an automation first approach utilizing robotic process automation, Power Automate, Python, and other scripting methods

  • Lead improvements of chronic issues or product opportunities by partnering with key stakeholders

  • Implement solutions based on advanced knowledge of operations processes and previous experiences

  • Break down complex information (e.g., legal, risk, and regulatory data) into understandable terminology and actionable concepts

  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) and/or administrator of internal systems and productivity tools (Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, etc.)

  • Drive and document project activities, communication, and approvals through the Jira or Confluence project plan

  • Drive strategy and consistency of reporting practices across PPO org

  • Serve as voice of PPO by maintaining key relationships with partners such as Product, Program, Tech, and Business Intelligence teams; establish and maintain communication channels and prioritization efforts

  • Draft up Business Cases with solid motivation and communication via Power Point or similar presentation tools, to deliver message across leadership levels.

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in financial and/or operational accounting in a mid to large company; understanding of business processes, budget, and forecasting

  • 2+ years of technical analysis experience in a customer support environment

  • Moderate to advanced experience with basic scripting, programming, and query languages (Power Automate, SQL, Python, VBA, HTML, JavaScript, etc.)

  • Takes initiative, is self-motivated, and results oriented

  • Curious and constantly ask “why?” Love to solve problems, find root-causes, push for constant improvement, and utilize the right mix of data and wisdom to make smart business decisions

  • Skilled at translating technical terms to business operations as well as business processes into technical solutions

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with attention to detail

  • Values continuous learning and self-improvement; educates self and others on new offerings, functionality, skills, etc. related to O365, process automation, and query/visualization tools

  • Strong skills in Excel and Power Point

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to influence others at all levels

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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