Process Operations Lead - Fixed Assets & Lease Accounting

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
  • Booking Holdings is currently undergoing a Finance Transformation initiative that will drive effective finance support for business management; promote strong governance and control in the organization; and have a world-class finance organization in terms of execution and efficiency
  • As part of this initiative, the newly formed Global Business Services team will provide centralized operational accounting processes from our Center of Excellence in Bengaluru, India
  • Reporting to the RTR Center Lead, India, this role will be responsible for helping drive standardized global processes for our Fixed Assets and Lease accounting, leveraging best in class technology being implemented globally, and ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures

What you'll be doing
  • Oversight and standardization of the Record-To-Report (RTR) processes for fixed assets and associated end-to-end business processes, including the accounting for intangible assets and leases (collectively, Fixed Assets ).
  • Partnering with the operational accounting teams to gather analyze data, and design process metrics and KPIs to evaluate the health of processes.
  • Driving implementation of process improvements. Tracking open items, testing, and defect resolution, and providing general production support activities. Advancing and accelerating the close process, increasing efficiency of accounting processes and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Guiding operational accounting teams to handle and solve complex bottlenecks and issues, for all matters impacting fixed assets and lease accounting.
  • Supporting global process owners, project managers and operations with policy, process documentation, and insights.
  • Assisting in the development and documentation of process narratives, standard operating procedures, job aids, flowcharts, and training documents.
  • Ensuring SOx compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining documentation of key processes and controls, and enhancing the control environment with effective controls.
  • Serving as a financial/accounting subject matter expert to business partners with respect to Fixed Assets. Ability to give guidance on both the technical and business aspects of the RTR processes.
  • Working with Risk Controls to identify risks, and design/enhance processes and controls needed to be in compliance with Company policy.
  • Staying current on related upcoming changes to accounting pronouncements related to Fixed Assets, and working with technical accounting counterparts to quantify impacts and implement changes to processes or policies, as needed.
  • Supporting the implementation of RTR enterprise technology solutions, including SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Supporting internal order/project accounting processes and SAP fixed assets master data.
  • Administering the financial accounting aspects of the Company s global lease accounting system, CoStar.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including Tax, FPA, P2P, Real Estate and Technology.
  • Other duties and special projects as required (eg, analysis, automation, process standardization, transitions, etc).

What you'll bring:
  • Experience in Finance and/or accounting preferably within a Big4 environment and/or multinational corporate environment
  • Chartered Accountant with 8+ years of work experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP/IFRS and SOx. Experience with ASC 360 and ASC 842*.
  • Minimum of two years of practical experience in a process design and improvement methodologies (Kaizen, 6S, BPM)*.
  • Experience with SAP S/4HANA, CoStar, OneStream, and BlackLine*.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace tools*.
  • Experience working with global teams in different time zones.
  • Detail-oriented, strong analytical skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
  • Accountability and Trust.
  • Unquestionable integrity and ethics

Skills: blackline , Us Gaap, Microsoft Office, Ifrs

Experience: 0.00-8.00 Years