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Senior Finance Analyst, Commercial Finance

Expedia

Expedia

IT, Accounting & Finance
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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Senior Finance Analyst, Commercial Finance

We are seeking a high performing Senior Commercial Finance Analyst to join our Travel Partners and Media (TPM) organization supporting the Lodging Supply business. The Lodging Supply organization leads Expedia Group's core relationships with the largest global lodging partners across 200+ countries.

In this role you will support our North America (NORAM) and Latin America (LATAM) Hotel Market Partnerships (HMP) Supply teams. Influencing them to make better decisions by providing financial, commercial, and analytical support. The Senior Commercial Finance Analyst is essential to driving strategic growth, evaluating investment opportunities, providing commercial insights, and seeking efficiencies. This involves interacting with various levels of the organization helping to drive the business forward. You will be operating on a global team and thriving in an ambiguous environment.

The successful candidate possesses excellent financial knowledge, owns commercial deliverables and prioritizes workload effectively. Key contributions include performance trend insights, building business cases, and advising the commercial teams.

What you'll do:

  • Partner with the business to find opportunities for improvement in our commercial agreements, customer experience, processes and revenue growth

  • Support commercial negotiations with key Hotel partners alongside the NORAM and LATAM HMP teams

  • Assist on quarterly forecast process with maintaining financial models and standard templates supporting planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and analytical reviews

  • Collaborate with business partners to drive understanding of financial impacts, identify and communicate risks and opportunities

  • Monitor variances on key performance indicators and recommend actions to management

  • Develop and share best-practices across the team to improve and automate processes and help the team win

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis, modeling and reporting to improve efficiency and performance

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting field or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • 3+ years of work experience in a similar financial or analytical role

  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated knowledge of financial budgeting/forecasting processes

  • Consultative, data-driven approach towards business problems and process improvements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and with all levels of management

  • Detail oriented and organized, with the ability to manage multiple deliverables and competing priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-driven, curious and proactive to understand, learn and improve

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience and strong presentation skills

  • Knowledge of database extraction languages (SQL) and experience with Teradata/Hyperion/Tableau preferred

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®, 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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