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Accounts Payable Apprentice - Internship

United States - Missouri - Springfield

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Expedia Group’s Merchant Accounts Payable strives to deliver an extraordinary experience for its travel partners thru alignment, innovation, and driving simple, standard, scalable payment & reconciliation solutions. The Merchant AP Team is responsible for issuing over $20B annually in timely, accurate and complete payments to partners worldwide.

We are looking for dynamic and technically fluent leaders who are passionate about travel and people development. You will adopt the Expedia vision of revolutionizing travel thru the power of technology and be adept at translating that vision into front line deliverables. You will use data to drive intelligent business decisions. You will be comfortable challenging the status quo, be forward thinking, open to change and able to use creative analytical skills to ensure long term business objectives are met. Additionally, we need strong communicators, that are passionate about doing what it takes to get the right things done the right way, in a timely manner.

Expedia is looking for talented Accounts Payable Apprentices for our Springfield office.  

What You’ll Do

  • Process & Reconcile Expedia Collect Payment Request
  • Review and Validate appropriate approvals are in place to initiate special payments.
  • Review, compare, and analyze payment requests with internal documentation to ensure accuracy of reconciliations
  • Identify trends within the billing behaviors of partners and make recommendations on corrective action
  • Review and reconcile all billing discrepancies according to defined business processes
  • Contribute towards departmental success of timely, accurate, and complete payments at established Key Performance Indicators
  • Complete and follow through on all tasks assigned or volunteered

Who you are:

  • Currently enrolled in a college graduating in 2019 or 2020
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week starting May 20, 2019 through August 9, 2019
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, alone or in team environment
  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high production environment, ability to visualize, articulate, and solve payment problems
  • High school diploma
  • Permanent Authorization to Work in the USA without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work 15+ hours a week August 12th through October 11th (flexible schedule)
  • One year of reconciliation, research, or accounting
  • Strong PC proficiency including but not limited to All MS Office applications and experience with ERP Software (Oracle)
  • International accounts payable experience

Your Apprenticeship will include:

  • Dedicated support from a manager and mentor for the summer
  • Social events, community events and learning events
  • Hotel Discounts
  • Relocation benefits will not be provided
  • Hourly pay of $14/hour

You’ve applied, now what?

We will review your application and if you are considered a fit, we will invite you to take a video interview with one of our recruiters. Those who pass the interview will be invited for a final interview.  We appreciate your interest and look forward to connecting soon.

Why Join Us?

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's 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 people's 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 you're 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.

About Us:

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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 employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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R-39218

Job Category
Administration Group

Job Function
Administration

Location
United States - Missouri - Springfield

Job Type
Full-Time Intern

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