Sr Manager, Tax Technology at Expedia Group

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Senior Manager, Tax Technology

As a key member of our team, you will: 1) lead a hardworking group in the day-to-day management and monthly delivery of compliance using the existing tax platform; 2) drive enhancements in process and technology; and 3) contribute to the Global Tax Platform delivery through reporting and operations requirements. This position requires a combination of technical skills, finance systems, tax knowledge, along with significant people skills to hire, mentor and continue to develop a team that supports operations that support Expedia’s Global Tax Team. You will collaborate with our team, and partners throughout the Expedia. This team will deliver tax and transactional data to contribute to and support the Global Tax Function. The Sr Manager, Tax Technology will be accountable for process improvements and system recommendations to support Tax Technology and Global Tax background in financial systems, finance/accounting are strongly preferred. Transaction tax is a significant plus. You have a background in financial systems, tax, and/or accounting and a strong curiosity for data and passion for improving systems for our users.

What you’ll do:

  • Staff, mentor, lead and direct a small, nimble data analytics team to provide data solutions, tuning, and monthly compliance reporting delivery to support Expedia Global Tax operations.
  • Have a strategic and hands-on approach to delivering holistic solutions
  • Be or become a domain expert in Expedia’s Tax content and data.
  • Drive roadmap and management of the monthly compliance close process for multiple brands.
  • Lead collaboration with other business partners, responsible for defining tax-specific data analytics, goals, and deliverables.
  • Own data quality and define appropriate metrics for reporting on content management.
  • Working with the Global Tax team, determine requirements for reporting and data for ad hoc and repetitive reporting.
  • Communicate effectively across teams regarding priorities, status and delivery.
  • Monitor ongoing delivery, including promptly identifying, communicating problems, and facilitating creative solutions to resolve blockers in timely manner to support business operations.
  • Responsible for developing implementing KPIs - Key Performance Indicators for operations reporting metrics.

Who you are:

  • Demonstrate initiative and critical thought to understand new and complex efforts, anticipate information needs and identify gaps in information, and be able to organize data from multiple entry points and communicate the information cohesively and clearly.
  • Ability to envision possibilities of a new future state, not just enhance the current state.
  • Experience in a finance systems operations environment; tax-related role is a significant plus
  • Proactive and self-motivated, and takes ownership and responsibility for work product
  • Extremely well-organized, and able to adapt to changing and/or pressured circumstances with grace and agility
  • Ability to drive issues to successful, timely conclusion through effective organization, collaboration, communication and troubleshooting
  • Exercise good judgment and move forward, even with incomplete data
  • Team player, able to build strong working relationships with a diverse range of co-workers, vendors, and other organization and project participants
  • Delegate effectively up, down and across the chain of command, and mentor others to help bring out their best
  • Have the flexibility that a global company requires (e.g. be available for calls with people in other time zones, etc.)
  • Acts with honesty, integrity and respect
  • Minimum of 7 years hands-on product and people management or other relevant experience, Tax/Finance department experience a plus
  • Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Business, Technology, Finance, or Tax-related discipline
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Confluence, and other commonly used software tools
  • Strong SQL Server, Oracle or other relational database skills
  • Working experience with finance, accounting, or tax systems projects

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.

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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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!



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!


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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.


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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.


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What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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
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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