Senior Financial Analyst, Media

Seattle, Washington
Full time
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Senior Financial Analyst, Media

The Expedia Brands Finance organization is looking for a collaborative, curious and diligent Senior Financial Analyst to support our growing Expedia Brands Media organization.

This role provides financial leadership to a world-class team of media buyers and strategists, who are constantly looking for new ways to improve the near- and long-term impact of our working media investments.

You’ll play an integral role in supporting decision-making on where and how we spend money across all sorts of offline and digital media platforms.

You’ll also dive into performance measurement, assessing the impact of our media buys.

Along the way, you’ll work closely with teams supporting numerous digital media formats (including YouTube, Connected TV, Digital Audio, Programmatic Display and Paid Social) to help expand the presence of Expedia Group’s various brands in the marketplace.

What you’ll do:

  • Communicate business performance to leaders both inside and outside the Finance organization, and the implications of that performance for future business decisions

  • Drive deeper insight into the performance of the business by exploring the data in new ways, and collaborating with subject matter experts in Marketing, Analytics, and elsewhere in Finance to operationalize those insights into tangible improvements in how the business runs

  • Understand and effectively communicate the impact of our media spend to the broader Finance organization

  • Identify risks and opportunities, and quantify their potential impact, during the quarterly forecasting process

  • Gain exposure and knowledge across a variety of traditional and emerging marketing channels

Who you are:

  • Your curiosity will be the key to keeping up with the talented and committed people that you'll be collaborating with every day

  • You will become an expert in the operations of the media channels within your remit,

  • Your ability to embrace and lead through change will be important in an environment where things change frequently

  • Flexibility in communication is just as important, since you will be working with business partners from a wide variety of backgrounds, many of whom don’t speak Finance as fluently as you do. You’ll need adjust how you communicate depending on who is in the room

  • Everyone on our team depends upon each other to improve our performance; this means that you'll need to collaborate across Finance teams, across functions, and across geographies

  • Knowing when, and who, to ask for help will be essential to your success

  • We’re trusting you with a large budget, so you’re going to need to stay on top of where the money is going and what the return on investment will be

  • While not necessary, experience in travel or e-commerce would be great, and prior experience with SQL will also be helpful

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $82,500.00 to $115,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $132,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

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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