Senior Director, Global Tax Reporting

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Expedia

 

 

In this newly created, strategic, Senior Director of Tax role, you will provide direction and oversight for worldwide tax accounting and reporting, U.S. federal and state income tax compliance, and U.S. federal tax controversy for Expedia Group. In addition to your deep technical expertise in ASC 740, tax accounting, and SEC reporting, you will assist with tax operations, including process and policy development and management, technology and automation, tax planning and modeling, and transaction support.

 

Strategic thinking and impactful influencing are critical as you will interact with our finance and business leaders, to ensure timely and accurate tax reporting and drive operational excellence and participating in wider, global cross-functional initiatives to achieve the goals and priorities of Expedia Group. You are motivated by change, innovation and transformation.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Financial Reporting
    • Provide deep technical expertise and leadership in all aspects of ASC 740 and financial reporting.
    • ­Lead a team of tax professionals to account for all aspects of global tax accounting and reporting.
    • ­Present quarterly and annual accounting for income tax results to management and independent auditors.
    • ­Analyze tax accounting and reporting requirements for business combinations, debt and equity offerings, and other major corporate transactions.
  • Tax Compliance and Controversy
    • ­Plan and execute the preparation and filing of U.S. federal and state income tax returns, including management of tax specialists and advisors.
    • ­Review and approve U.S. taxable income calculations and forecasts and identify potential tax savings opportunities.
    • ­Manage U.S. federal income tax audits and other inquiries.  Maintain concurrent, audit-ready workpapers and financial records for all filings.
  • M&A: Provide support for domestic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and business initiatives.  Approve calculations and/or disclosures relating to the impact of such transactions.
  • Planning and Legislative: Initiate and review analysis of changes in tax legislation and provide recommendations to management.
  • Technology and Automation: Lead the evolution of the tax reporting function, tax technology tools and support technology enhancements.  On an ongoing basis, develop and implement process improvements.
  • Controls and Process Transformation:  Maintain and approve process documentation and support ongoing process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies.
  • Talent Management and Development: Manage and develop a team of tax professionals.  Demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and train team members, and work well in a diverse, multicultural environment.

 

Who you are:

  • Comprehensive and demonstrable technical skills related to general accounting principles, ASC 740, and federal and state income tax concepts, with exposure to international tax concepts.
  • Demonstrable track-record as a team leader: building an atmosphere of trust; providing technical training and mentorship to other team members.
  • Must have a CPA license and ideally a degree in Accounting or a related discipline.
  • Tax provision and compliance software experience, preferably Corptax.
  • Strong aptitude for identifying and implementing continuous process improvements.
  • Strong analytical skills, and the ability to develop solutions around new facts or tax law changes. Strong tax research skills.
  • Inclusive stakeholder management and interpersonal skills. Ability to navigate the complexities of multiple internal and external partners, with experience leading teams
  • collaboratively.
  • Team player, who has thrived in demanding, intellectually charged environments, has strong convictions and has the ability to win credibility and contribute across the breadth of a business and its senior management team.
  • You are a change-agent, confident as a self-starter and a diligent problem solver.

 

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's 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 make people's lives better – 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 consumer 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®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

 

 

 

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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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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