Business Analyst at Expedia Group

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Business Analyst

 

The Price Quality Compliance Business Analyst will be responsible for a combination of operational tax & fee oversight, research, project work, report development, and analytics. The core responsibilities include reviewing internal data and the development of audit and control processes around content management. Additionally, this role would support the PQC department by developing reports containing vital information used for pricing, auditing, and validating.

 

What you'll do:

  • Coordinate day-to-day communications with Market Managers & Market Operations regarding tax rate changes, updates, and disputes

  • Develop audit and control processes around content management practices

  • Implement new and enhanced processes related to tax rate & fee research and management

  • Perform the upload of tax rates, including the identification and loading of custom data

  • Develop a solid understanding of company data logging and data architecture in order to be able to assess the impact of potential changes to tax & fee decisions

  • Develop and maintain compliance and audit reports to support the operations of the Price Quality Compliance department

  • Perform data analytics to assist in the audit of pricing matters

  • Assist in company projects and initiatives including defining requirements, developing test plans, and conducting UAT

  • Collaborate with multiple inter-departmental parties including Expedia Technology and business partners to develop project goals and to launch project and program initiatives

  • Work with internal partners, business sponsors, product managers, developers, and other teams to develop and review project designs and business requirements

  • Research tax rates, fees, and rules and assist in supporting tax & fee research through technological solutions

  • Misc. tasks and duties as assigned

 

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Math, Physics, or similar Information Technology field

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant Finance or Business experience in a technology or fast-paced travel-related organization

  • Strong data architecture skill set including a solid understanding of database concepts and data logic

  • Working knowledge of SQL and SQL Developer tools. Including the ability to data-mine, analyze results, and make recommendations

  • Prior proven Finance Business Analyst and/or hands-on Project Management experience

  • Proficient with all applications of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, MS Project, Visio, and Outlook preferred

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate highly sophisticated and multi-faceted concepts and ideas in a simple, clear, and concise way, both in written and verbal formats

  • Demonstrated ability to work well both within a team and as an independent contributor

  • Exemplary and proven presentation skills and ability to persuade and create action

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, coupled with a self-motivated personality and an ability to exceed expectations in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

  • Proficient knowledge of eCommerce is preferred

 

Why join us:   

 

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work and to provide them the tools to do so.   

  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing, or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. 

 

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. 

 

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com

 

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

An Insider's view of Expedia Group

What's something quirky about your company?

Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

Laura

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

Urja

Sr Technology Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

Lawrence

Senior Technical Program Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

Nicholas

Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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