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Accounting Product Manager

USA - Washington - Bellevue

Expedia

The Accounting Product Management Team (PdM) serves as a strategic driver for organizational excellence to enhance execution management, organizational governance and strategic change leadership PdM works across the Accounting organization to drive improvements in our service delivery model in close alignment with our Finance counterparts and Technology Team partners

This Product Manager role will be an individual contributor in the Accounting organization supporting the Integration/Accounting Initiatives Program This PdM will lead the development of business requirements for projects across the Accounting stakeholders, communicate requirements cross functionally and work collaboratively with Technology to ensure Accounting requirements are met as part of the UAT process This individual must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and have a strong desire to provide outstanding service to all internal and external project stakeholders in becoming a trusted advisor to the customer

Collaboration and strong partnering are must-haves and critical to the teams success This role is inherently cross functional and you will work closely with Product, Technology, Finance and Brand/Business owners You will need to balance multiple competing priorities as you work to negotiate successful outcomes for all parties involved The successful candidate will be highly motivated and resourceful, able to use creative problem-solving skills to manage simultaneous projects from project inception through project delivery

What youll do

Act as the product owner for the Integration/Accounting Initiatives Program in the Accounting Organization; develop & maintain the Accounting Delivery Roadmap & identify resourcing needs to support the approved roadmap Responsibilities and support in other programs as needed
In alignment with EFIs 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
Lead the Annual Accounting Planning cycle for the Integration/Accounting Initiatives Program
Comply with the various SOX controls (ie as applicable to the PdM role)
Project-Specific Responsibilities Lead Weekly Key User Forum(s) for the 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
Manage the Accounting Sign-Off/ Approval Process throughout the projects 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

Support the Integration Accounting team to sponsor & prioritize non-integrated Subsidiary project requests across multiple Technology teams (eg Oracle, Payments, etc)
Actively contribute to our teams culture of having fun, embracing change and focusing on quality delivery!

Who you are

Bachelors degree
Accounting and/or Finance Background
3-5 years of relative experience managing and supporting projects in a product manager role
Core Competencies Required for 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 (eg 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 and/or Masters Degree
E-commerce Experience
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 worlds 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 peoples 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 youre 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, Hotelscom, Expedia Partner Solutions, Egencia, trivago, HomeAway, Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif, lastminutecomau, ebookers, CheapTickets, Hotwire, Classic Vacations, Expedia Media Solutions, CarRentalscom, Expedia Local Expert, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, SilverRail Technologies, Inc, ALICE and Traveldoo

*LI-AG3

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 employees I-9 to confirm work authorization

Full time

R-41267

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Jan 2020

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