Sr. Program Manager at Expedia Group

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As the Finance Transformation Senior Program Manager, you will lead the Finance Transformation Tax program function globally and will drive requirements capture and enable tax product across all tax disciplines. You will collaborate with partners across Finance Transformation, Tax and the Expedia business to develop and execute all aspects of definition and delivery of product requirements to facilitate Expedia’s continued global expansion.

Expedia's Tax Organization are all stewards of Expedia’s financial future. Across the breadth of our finance functions, we will constantly push ourselves and our business partners to make timely, holistically considered and financially intelligent decisions…and then execute with purpose.
 

We provide robust tax requirements for business and technology solutions, manage partner expectations by defining Tax accountability for efficient delivery, partner with Accounting to develop efficient operations and adopt change management to evolve the tax function. We are here to embolden our brands and help them drive growth. We will do so with creativity and nimbleness, yet with a bias towards scalability. Finance Transformation is responsible for owning development and delivery of foundational platforms to enable Expedia’s global expansion.
 

One of Expedia’s top corporate priorities is to continue growing internationally, particularly in emerging markets. In this position, you will be at the center of driving and supporting these efforts.
 

This role will offer you significant cross-functional teamwork and partnership opportunities across the tax leadership team, various technology teams and broad business engagement. In this role, you will deliver roadmaps, strategy and resourcing to enable delivery.
 

What you'll do:

  • Provide senior-level technology and product leadership to tax efforts
  • Partner cross-functionally with Expedia Global Tax and business stakeholders (business, finance, legal, accounting, etc.) to analyze and drive foundational requirements and develop and communicate product solution strategies
  • Develop and deliver holistic tax requirements and consult on solutions for transfer pricing, international tax and indirect tax to support global business expansion
  • Collaborate across brands and technology functions to ensure standard and global solutions for our brands and customers
  • Communicate up, down and sideways for project plans, milestones, requirements and RACI
  • Ensure that all tax frameworks are accurately represented in Finance Transformation product requirements, which relies on close collaboration with other tax disciplines
  • Ensure that post-implementation processes and controls are designed and executed in a sustainable and operationally efficient manner
  • Develop scalable processes and methodologies to evaluate and support new markets that leverage existing frameworks.
  • Stay connected with solution design, lead test plans and requirements for UAT and ensure that Tax requirements are included in the final delivery scope
  • Advocate for Tax in cross-organizational prioritization. Ensure the Tax business case and needs are understood by our business and delivery partners

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of financial systems implementation and support
  • Experience working with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • 10+ years of project/program management
  • Background and experience in finance or accounting, with a preference for tax experience
  • Ability to assimilate and assess information rapidly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and partner well with people at all levels within an organization
  • Detail-oriented individual who is self-motivated and takes ownership of projects
  • Strong research, analytical, organization and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative, rapidly-changing, and fast-growing organization and handle multiple projects simultaneously

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 to 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®.

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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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