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Company Name: Booking
We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller with solid professional and leadership experience in a global and fast paced environment. In this role as Financial Controller, you will be part of a dynamic organization of finance professionals and will report directly to the Senior Controller of Corporate Accounting of Booking.com. You will be working from our headquarters in Amsterdam, leading a team of (Senior) Accountants. You will be responsible for several key (mainly G&A related) processes within the corporate accounting team with a focus on standardization and promoting accountability. You will bring structure and drive ownership in our monthly closing and reporting cycles. You will lead the team to ensure accurate balance sheet reporting and control. In this role, you will partner closely with our Business Control team to ensure integrity of the reported financials.
Ensure accuracy and completeness of group accounting according to US GAAP standards
Review monthly closing journals, reports and reconciliations in accordance with US GAAP and the SOX framework, ensure the deadlines are met for financial close activities.
Focus on the end to end process and control of overhead accounting including Legal, Payroll and other General and Administrative expenses.
Work closely and support the Technical, Statutory and Tax Accounting teams
Partner with Regional Accounting team on a day-to-day basis and align on priorities and roadmaps for the full Global Accounting department
Partner with other key Finance departments such as Treasury, P2P, Fintech, Risk & Controls on tasks and projects with a cross functional impact
Strong planning, communication and people leadership skills are essential.
Support and engage in complex and cross-functional innovation and improvement projects in accounting.
••Please note that this list of duties is not exhaustive and you may be required to complete ad-hoc tasks as requested by your manager.
Approx 8+ years’ experience in finance and/or accounting preferably within a Big4 environment and/or multi-national corporate environment
Sound knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS
Enthusiastic about developing and leading people
High levels of personal effectiveness, particularly communication, organization and the ability to focus on achieving deadlines
Enthusiasm to work in a fast paced, highly diverse, continuous developing and informal high achieving environment
Strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
Fluent in spoken and written English
Strong IT experience in financial systems, including SAP, is preferable
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