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Senior Accountant II, PeopleCost



Accounting & Finance, People & HR
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

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Senior Accountant II, PeopleCost

As the world’s largest online travel company, the Expedia Group facilitates reservations of travel services provided by numerous airlines, lodging properties, car rental companies, destination service providers and cruise lines, on a stand-alone or package basis through Expedia’s numerous brands worldwide.

Expedia Group’s PeopleCost Accounting team is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Accountant to join our dynamic team. In this role you will be a key member of the accounting operations team. If you are a dedicated and driven accounting professional this could be the job for you.

What you’ll do:

  • Understands the company’s financial and management accounting policies, procedures, and systems

  • Develops solid knowledge of the accounting principles for one discipline (e.g., GAAP, Cost Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, VAT Accounting)

  • Develops solid understanding of regulatory requirements and financial accounting standards (e.g., IFRS, FASB, SEC)

  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of how to maintain accounting records and data

  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of journal entry preparation and posting

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of account reconciliations and sub-ledgers

  • Acquires and demonstrates a solid understanding of how the department operates and fits into the larger organization

  • Demonstrates solid awareness of the policies, practices, trends, and information that impact the organization and its customers

  • Demonstrates solid understanding of the financial impact of decisions/solutions on the organization and its customers

  • Solid understanding of the application of basic economic and financial reporting principles and practices

  • Solid understanding of current economic market and financial trends by reviewing industry or trade publications

  • Assists others and practices in preparing financial statements as well as reporting data

  • Acquires solid knowledge of systems and databases by completing routine responsibilities

  • Completes activities by using financial systems and technologies

  • Completes solid quality review checks on data using assigned systems

  • Utilizes resources to complete advanced tasks

  • Distinguishes between advanced activities and tasks that add differing levels of value; begins to determine solid potential improvements to impact quality

  • Demonstrates solid attention to detail and a continuous improvement mindset; double-checks accuracy of own output to ensure high quality delivery

  • Seeks relevant information to ensure own understanding of complex information

  • Assists team members in the creation of routine technical communication materials (e.g., policies & procedures, guidelines, presentations, messages)

  • Develops a solid understanding of the different audience groups in the business unit/function that receive technical communications and how they differ from each other

Who you are:

  • 3+ years’ experience for bachelor’s degree

  • 1-2 years for CPA or Local GAAP Chartered Accountants or progress towards CPA

  • Bachelor's or Master’s or CPA in a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience
    Public Accounting experience or industry experience with progressive high technology industry leader a plus

  • Payroll accounting / People cost accounting a plus

  • Oracle, Blackline knowledge a plus

  • US Multi-National experience a plus


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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