Sr. Accounting Product Manager at Expedia Group
What you'll do:
Act as the product owner for the Consumer Payments Program in the Accounting Organization; assist with developing & maintaining the Accounting Delivery Roadmap. Responsibilities and support in other programs as needed.
In alignment with EFI's Finance Engagement Model, manage the Accounting Project Intake Process to identify clear project priorities at all times; manage trade-offs between cost, schedule and business benefit. Think strategically to ensure business objectives are met over the long term; provide input to stakeholders on strategic decisions that affect the Program(s) in the Accounting Portfolio. Comply with the various SOX controls
Lead Weekly Key User Forum(s) for the Consumer Payments Program focused on driving relevant project activity, problem resolution, feedback and fostering open communication within the cross-functional team
Publish bi-weekly Accounting Portfolio status reports
Lead the Accounting Business Requirements Process and the change management process to manage scope
Own the Accounting UAT Project Effort
Own the project plan updates for Accounting tasks
Contribute to project plan updates for Accounting tasks
Manage the Accounting Sign-Off/ Approval Process throughout the project's lifecycle
Conduct Training & Develop "Go-Live" Transition Documentation, as required
Monitor production transactions (for Accounting scope) during the stabilization phase to ensure they meet all operational and business requirements and drive problem resolution, as required.
Actively contribute to our team's culture of having fun, embracing change and focusing on quality delivery!
Who you are:
Accounting and/or Finance Background
7-10 years of relative experience managing and supporting projects in a product/program manager role
Teamwork: Personable, positive, and enthusiastic team player who effectively interacts with peers, stakeholders and Technology/ other cross-functional partners to drive project delivery as well as resolve operational issues
Communication: Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing; polished presentation skills
Technical Skills: Solid understanding of accounting/finance/business principles
A proven track record of delivering and supporting medium size projects
Ability to creatively solve challenging business and/or technology problems
Demonstrated experience developing robust business requirements and planning effective UATs
Competency with project management: developing schedules and resource plans, issue/ risk identification and management, tracking dependencies/ milestones, communication of overall project status
Expertise in MS suite of applications (e.g. PowerPoint, MS Project, Excel)
Excellent organizational skills and work habits; strong attention to detail
Driven to complete activities on time and draw issues to closure in a timely manner
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize workload effectively, and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment; demonstrate flexibility in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
Preferred, but not required:
CPA, PMP or equivalent professional designation
E-commerce Experience supporting Consumer Payments
Change Management Experience
Business Process Mapping Experience
Agile Methodology Experience
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®.
*LI-FC1Expedia 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.