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Analyst, Accounting

United States, Connecticut, Norwalk
May 06, 2024

Analyst, Accounting

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model: Two days in-office.

Why this job's a big deal:

This hands-on, high-potential accounting professional will work closely with the Director of Accounting and will be responsible for critical tasks that will help finalize Priceline's financial results. This individual will serve as an integral member of a team responsible for the general ledger to ensure accurate and timely preparation and submission of the division's journal entries and account reconciliations, and to safeguard the integrity of financial reporting. A successful candidate will possess the communication skills and business acumen necessary to interact with multiple teams within Priceline and BHI.

In this role you will get to:

  • Responsible for various functions within the accounting department including participating in the monthly-close process, which includes preparing and reviewing journal entries

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly journal entries primarily related to deferred revenue, various third-party incentives, accruals for certain suppliers as well as other ad hoc tasks

  • Prepare reconciliations for assigned balance sheet accounts monthly; resolve any reconciling items on a timely basis.

  • Responsible for analyzing specific accounts and providing robust commentary on the fluctuations of these accounts each month

  • Play pivotal role in finance transformation and modernization efforts including system implementations and functional optimization

  • Work with our FP&A team in researching and investigating areas of unusual or significant activity

  • Work closely with our Corporate partners providing various information as requested in a timely manner

  • Assist with requests from the Priceline GL team, risk and controls, internal audit, external audit, and Booking Holdings, Inc.

  • Recommend improvements to the efficiency of accounting processes and timeliness of deliverables

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis

Who you are:

  • 2-4+ years total experience, preferably with a GL team of a US multinational company or Big 4 accounting firm.

  • BS in a related discipline, CPA preferred

  • Familiarity with SAP, Oracle, Blackline and OneStream desired

  • Excel intermediate to advanced proficiency required

  • Experience working in an environment requiring quick turn around and in-depth financial analysis

  • Good organizational and work management skills with the ability to manage and track multiple projects/tasks simultaneously

  • Strong analytical background and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • Unquestionable Integrity and Ethics.

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, certain roles may be eligible for an annual bonus and/or equity grant.

The salary range for this position is $70,000-$90,000.