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Senior Financial Analyst

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) partners with a wide range of businesses, including airlines, online travel agents or corporate travel companies to provide travel products to their end customers. EPS’ mission is to provide its partners with solutions to fuel their growth and help them win. Partners can access EPS supply in the way that best suits their business, whether that through a customizable API, an ‘off-the-shelf’ template solution or agent tools.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Finance Analyst to join the EPS FP&A team. Your primary responsibilities include delivery of high-quality reporting, analysis and insight to business leaders on financial performance and preparation of quarterly forecasts. This will involve interacting with all levels of the organization, helping drive the business forward.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be responsible for the month end reporting process on the division’s performance; delivering this to Senior Management and the wider finance team; identifying key business drivers
  • Deliver insightful analysis to identify longer term risks and opportunities to the business and improve profitability
  • Own and manage B2B partner commissions forecast including optimizing current financial forecasting models
  • Support Account Management team with ad hoc questions to help arm them with the right information in order to effectively make decisions
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams to perform Marketing channel analytics to assess historical performance of marketing spend and to help guide future performance
  • Help facilitate QBR review process through partnering with key stakeholders including Account Management, Sales, Controllership, Commercial Finance, etc
  • Business partner with key stakeholders including Commercial Finance, Sales, Revenue Optimisation, eCP (eCommerce Platform) to get in depth analysis behind P&L drivers
  • Own and co-ordinate the forecast profit and loss submission into Hyperion for the division; working closely with various finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Challenge forecast assumptions including sales, revenue margin %, commission costs to ensure a robust forecast and identify key sensitivities to the wider business
  • Evaluate and streamline existing processes where possible, ensuring agreement from various stakeholders
  • Support departmental need for ad-hoc reporting and presentations when required
  • Prepare forecast summary presentations to senior management highlighting key movements

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Qualified accountant preferred (CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • 2+ years of finance experience
  • Excellent experience in providing analysis and insights to key stakeholders in a fast-paced environment; ideally in an FP&A or Commercial Finance role
  • Ability to think big and think small
  • Experience with analysis, forecasting, and management reporting
  • Strong Excel skills - working on large and complex data sets
  • Professional, “get it done” attitude and work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Hyperion Planning/Essbase, Business Objects, and SQL experience desired, but not essential.

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 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®.

About Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS)

The travel market never stands still. At Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), we’re smack in the middle of it. We unlock the power of Expedia Group for thousands of travel partners around the world and create the tools & technologies that help millions of travelers find the perfect accommodation, car hire, & flights for their next trip. We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the industry in an energetic, collaborative and truly international work environment. We are passionate about innovation, creative problem-solving and –making sure we have fun while we’re doing it!

Why build your career at EPS?

  • We're re-inventing travel, one day at a time -- it's an exciting challenge. We're super-motivated and setting the pace.
  • We've got the scope and the freedom to make a difference. We don't do ordinary.
  • We work with some really smart partners - from loyalty marketing whiz kids to the world's leading airlines and travel agents.
  • We're a team of passionate, hard-working travel enthusiasts. We just love what we do.
  • We define the questions, not the answers, for an industry that changes every day. Isn't that cool?
  • We want everyone on our team to have the resources to succeed in their career
  • We get to do all of this in beautifully designed offices around the world

Diversity statement

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

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.


Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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