Booking.com is hiring a

Senior Accountant

Shanghai, China

 

Senior Accountant

Booking.com BV (the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online hotel reservation service in the world) and/or its various support companies throughout the world are looking for people to support the business in the fast-growing hotel markets. Booking.com Shanghai, one of the support companies in China, is looking for a Senior Accountant in Shanghai.

Due to the rapid and continuous growth of the organisation, the tasks and duties of this role may evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and to take on additional challenges and responsibilities as they occur.

Does a successful career to you mean challenges and delivering results?

We offer a dynamic, motivating and sophisticated work environment. A culture that is open, innovative and performance orientated. Our scale and scope, commitment to people and high standards of integrity make Booking.com a great place to work.

If you would like to be part of a truly international company and finance team, if you think you can make a difference, have a closer look at this job opening.

Role

In this role you report directly to the Controller North Asia in Shanghai. You will be based in Shanghai.

The role involves interaction with business managers, functional teams, head office in Amsterdam, other finance colleagues and local accountants. Therefore it is essential that you have excellent management and communication skills in English.

Due to the rapid and continuous growth of the organisation, the tasks and duties of this role may evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and to take on additional challenges and responsibilities as they occur.

Key Responsibilities:

  •       Handle month end process including preparation of journal entries, Overhead accruals, Prepayment and Intercompany transactions, reconciliation of general ledger accounts and detailed supporting analysis and relevant documentation;
  •       Highly involvement in setting up high standard local finance operation in line with any business model change
  •       Preparation of monthly closing binder and preparation of statutory accounts;
  •       Balance sheet and profit and loss review;
  •       Assist and co-ordinate statutory audits;
  •       Co-ensure all procedures and controls within the Finance department are, and remain, SOX compliant and meet Internal Audit requirements;
  •       Working closely with and also support the Accounting Team in Singapore and Amsterdam and other regions to ensure team objectives are met;
  •       Working closely with other finance functions or teams within the group (eg treasury, tax, financial systems etc.) to achieve business objectives collaboratively
  •       Understand business needs and partner with business stakeholders by providing professional and agile finance operation support
  •       Deal with relevant authorities including but not limited to Tax, SAFE etc. for both transactional operations and management support
  •       Initiative in process improvements, respond to accounting questions and participate in improvement projects.

Requirements:

  •       5-7 years’ total finance experience and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar role in multinational companies;
  •       Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent;
  •       Possession of CPA, ACCA, or CGA will be an advantage;
  •       Experience with SAP ERP (FI/CO) preferable;
  •       Strong accounting skills, accurate and analytical;
  •       Team-player; pro-active, sense of responsibility;
  •       Being able to work under stress and with deadlines;
  •       People  and strong communication skill in both Chinese and English; Stakeholder management
  •       Result oriented
  •       Project experience is preferred

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