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Sr. Accountant

Company Name:
Expedia
Sr. Accountant
Job ID #: 28292
Company: Expedia Affiliate Network
Location: USA - MO - Springfield
Functional Area: Accounting
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors
Experience Required: 5-7 Years
Relocation Provided: No Use your LinkedIn Profile to help you apply faster!
Position Description
The online travel market never stands still. At Expedia Affiliate Network, we're smack in the middle of it.
We're an entrepreneurial start-up inside the world's biggest travel company. We create the tools and technology that help millions of travelers find the perfect hotels for their next trips. As the world's largest and fastest-growing affiliate network ($2 billion in sales and counting), we work with over 10,000 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into hotel bookings and happy customers.
We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the travel business in an energetic and international work environment focused on innovation, creative problem-solving and collaboration.
Why build your career at EAN?
We're re-inventing online travel, one day at a time - it's an exciting challenge. We're super-motivated and setting the pace.
We've got the scope and the freedom to make a difference. We don't do ordinary.
We work with some really smart partners - from search marketing whiz kids to the world's leading airlines and travel agents.
We make a positive impact on how the world's travelers plan and book their perfect trip. 30,267 times a day, actually.
We're a team of passionate, hard-working travel enthusiasts. We just love what we do.
We define the questions, not the answers, for an industry that changes every day. Isn't that cool?
Want to change the way the world travels? Come and join us!
We are seeking a Senior Accountant role, who will perform various accruals and reconciliations, provide statistical and analytical reporting, manage non-standard contract summaries, process affiliate payments, provide support for SOX compliance and validate tax information for 1099 reporting. This position is part of the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) team and the ideal candidate will need to have a strong foundation of accounting and data analysis. Working with various accounting, business and information systems groups will be integral for success. As such, we require an individual who is confidential, a detail-oriented problem solver with the ability to multi-task, good communication skills, creative with a passion for best practices and self-starting. We are looking for a team-player who enjoys working closely with other departments in an ever-changing environment.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage non-standard affiliate contract summaries in various internal systems
Enter/review affiliate payments, incentive/bonus payment calculations and advances
Research and respond to affiliate payment questions
Tracking and communication surrounding EFT and tax forms
Manage 1099 filing/reporting
Provide support for SOX compliance
Creation and maintenance of statistical and analytical reports to support department needs
Participate in month-end processes, prepare journal entries and analyze general ledger activity
Prepare quarterly and annual audit schedules and interact with both internal and external auditors
Special projects - including creating/improving processes, preparing analyses, and integagretion into Oracle ERP system
Ability to work well with other departments
Meet departmental expectations/deadlines
Other duties as assigned
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
Minimum 5 years accounting experience
Minimum 2 years A/P and A/R experience
Detail-oriented, organized, efficient, and ability to multi-task
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and mathematical skills
Personable, positive, and enthusiastic attitude with capability to deal effectively with people both internal and external
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Extensive knowledge of basic programs including Outlook, Excel and Word
Self-starter, ability to work in a fast paced ever-changing environment
About Expedia, Inc.
Our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology.
Collectively, the Expedia, Inc. brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers with tastes and budgets ranging from modest to luxury. Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to nearly 149,000 hotels and hundreds of airlines, tour operators, car rental companies and destination services supply partners. Please learn more about our travel brands.
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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