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Overheads Finance Manager (12 month maternity cover).

UK - London


Overheads Finance Manager (12 months maternity cover)

Job Description

This is a key position on the Finance team, instrumental in ensuring robust and effective forecasting, reporting and management of Overhead costs.

Interacting with the Leadership Team, Finance and several Corporate Finance functions, the role holder will be a qualified accountant with strong commercial acumen and excellent communication skills.

This role is a 12-month maternity cover contract.

What you'll do

  • Reporting: ensure delivery of monthly financial management information and high level commentary for distribution at an Executive level
  • Lead quarterly forecast and annual planning cycles for Overheads, providing insight to establish appropriate targets.
  • Business partnering with VPs and project leaders to ensure budgets are maintained, and latest business plans are incorporated.
  • Lead the headcount approval process for, including running monthly meetings with the leadership team
  • Continue the rollout and management of non-tech capitalized costs
  • Liaising with Expedia Corporate Finance teams to ensure correct and consistent classification of overhead costs as per US GAAP
  • Numerous ad-hoc tasks and projects as needed, incl the constant drive to improve & automate the reporting of overhead costs

Who you are

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or equivalent) or MBA
  • Strong academic background – Degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent required
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, business modelling and analysis; Accounting experience a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills having had frequent interaction with senior management and other professionals, both Finance and non Finance.
  • Experience in implementing effective processes and delivering projects independently
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic, with good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a dedication to data integrity
  • Advanced Excel skills, Powerpoint experience; Hyperion experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Interest in learning new tools, processes and systems

We believe in flexible working and this role could be fulfilled on a flexible working setup; this can be discussed during the interview process.

Why join us is the most rewarding way to book a place to stay. We really love travel and we know you do too. That’s why we make it really easy to book with us. With hundreds of thousands of places to stay around the world and 90 local websites in 41 languages, has it all. So, whether you’re looking for value in Vegas, treehouses in Thailand or villas with views, it’s all just a click away. And with our “Reward-winning” loyalty program you earn free* nights while you sleep…what could be better? Booking just got smarter too. With over 25 million real guest reviews and an app so easy to use that it’s been downloaded 70 million times, you can be sure to find the perfect place for you.

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 the 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.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, 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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function

UK - London
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Fixed Term

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