Senior Analyst - U.S. Tax Reporting at Expedia Group

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  • Senior Analyst - U.S. Tax Reporting


    Are you a tax professional seeking your next challenge? Are you eager to apply your tax technical skills to solve new and unique challenges? Do you view changes in tax legislation as an opportunity to learn and grow? If so, then consider joining the Tax Team at Expedia Group!


    Expedia Group has an exciting opportunity to join its Global Tax Reporting Team as a Senior Analyst – U.S. Tax Reporting. The Global Tax Reporting Team is part of the broader tax department and corporate finance at Expedia Group. Our team of tax enthusiasts is responsible for the global tax provision, U.S. income tax reporting (federal, state, and U.S. international reporting), tax controversy, mergers and acquisitions support, and special projects.



    What you’ll do:


    In this role, you will prepare the domestic tax provision. You will work closely with the Global Tax Provision Team to support the global reporting process and ensure accuracy of domestic tax accounting positions. You will assist with the U.S. tax reporting process by preparing federal and state workpapers and income tax returns. This role will also assist with tax controversy by responding to tax jurisdiction requests.


    You will need to collaborate effectively across tax subject areas and the wider company matrix to reinforce protocols for tax-related work executed outside of the tax department, including documentation and management of roles and responsibilities, scope, process, and sign-off.


    The specific responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

    • Financial Reporting

    • Primary preparer of the domestic components of the income tax provision, including:

    • Supporting book-tax adjustment workpapers

    • Current provision

    • Deferred provision

    • Deferred tax asset / liability rollforward

    • Return to provision adjustments

    • Tax Compliance

    • Prepare audit-ready supporting workpapers in accordance the team’s documentation standards

    • Prepare federal income tax returns (Form 1120 - U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return and Form 1065 – U.S. Return of Partnership Income)

    • Prepare separate and unitary state income tax returns

    • Controversy – Respond to IRS income tax audit requests and assist the Senior Manager with audit management

    • Technical – Legislative analysis and support

    • M&A – Support mergers, acquisitions, reorganization, and business initiatives

    • Technology and Automation – Support the evolution of tax technology tools and technology enhancements

    • Controls and Process Transformation – Maintain and prepare process documentation and support ongoing process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies



    Who you are:

    • You hold a Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) and/or Master’s degree in Accounting or a related discipline

    • CPA license preferred

    • At least 3+ years of public accounting experience in ASC 740 with one of the "Big Four" firms or equivalent experience

    • Comprehensive technical skills in general accounting principles, ASC 740, and federal and state income tax concepts

    • Tax provision and compliance software experience, preferably Corptax

    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

    • Strong aptitude for identifying and implementing process improvements

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Strong tax research skills

    • Organized and attentive to detail

    • Works well independently and in a team environment

    • Self-starter and diligent problem solver


    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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit

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