Expedia Group

Director, Finance & Strategy - Strategic Growth Initiatives

Expedia Group
Seattle Campus, Washington, US
$196,000.00 to $274,500.00
20 Feb 2024
06 Mar 2024
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Director, Finance & Strategy – Strategic Growth Initiatives

The Strategic Growth Initiatives Team will be responsible for the identification and prioritization of market growth opportunities (new and existing) to enable our business to grow. The Director of Finance & Strategy will help set the vision from the core responsibilities of forecasting and reporting to creating efficiency through automation and improving insights across the business at Expedia Group. This leader will manage a team and will require an individual that is passionate about continuous improvement, business partnership, and using data to drive insights.

What you'll do:

  • Lead strategic initiatives to foster growth and implement innovative business models and infrastructure.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of all operating costs to identify areas for potential savings and efficiency improvements.
  • Identify and prioritize high-impact business opportunities, driving process improvements for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develop comprehensive recommendations and implementation plans, guiding stakeholders through transformative changes.
  • Utilize extensive organizational insight to spearhead projects aligning with the company's mission and future objectives.
  • Apply advanced financial acumen to forecast results, model financial statements, and optimize financial performance.
  • Mentor and empower team members, fostering their professional growth and aligning their efforts with organizational goals.
  • Provide strategic guidance and innovative solutions to address complex business challenges and drive continuous improvement.
  • Coach managers in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment, facilitating productive development conversations.
  • Oversee financial reporting processes, ensuring compliance with regulations and driving system enhancements for greater efficiency.
  • Drive the development and implementation of advanced financial models and tools to support informed decision-making.
  • Facilitate talent development and cross-functional collaboration, placing individuals in roles conducive to their growth and organizational success.
  • Utilize complex financial models to forecast financial results, model financial statements, and perform advanced analyses.

Who you are you:

  • Demonstrate a proactive and go-getter mentality, consistently seeking out opportunities for improvement, taking initiative to solve problems, and driving projects forward with enthusiasm and determination.
  • ​Motivated to work in a hybrid type of strategic and finance role. Will need to project manage and understand different areas of finance.
  • Strong people management skills and ability to successfully lead up, down, and across the organization.
  • Demonstrable ability to establish trusted, effective relationships across diverse sets of partners.
  • Analytical problem solver, assessing risks and pitfalls, taking appropriate risks.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills. Proficiency in financial modeling
  • Proven ability to influence and drive leadership to decisions and tangible outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate financial concepts to all audiences.
  • Results driven, highly motivated, and curious with a growth mindset and willingness to learn.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $196,000.00 to $274,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $313,500.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership. View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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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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