Senior Tax Accountant

Priceline.Com Norwalk , CT 06850

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Booking Holdings Inc. is one of the world's largest ecommerce companies fulfilling our mission of "Helping People Experience the World". The Company, through its six brands, connects consumers wanting to make travel and restaurant reservations with travel service providers and restaurants. During 2017, the Company had consolidated gross profit and net income of $12.7 billion and $2.3 billion, respectively, and a current market value of approximately $100 billion. Booking Holdings' mission is "to help people experience the world" via our six global brands, collectively (the "Brands"):

  • The world's leading brand for online accommodation reservations headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • The leading deals-focused online travel reservation headquartered in Norwalk, CT.

  • KAYAK: The leading US online price comparison ("meta-search") service headquartered in Stamford, CT.

  • : A leading online accommodation reservation service for APAC travelers with operations in Bangkok and the surrounding region, headquartered in Singapore.

  • A leading worldwide online rental car and ground transport reservation service, headquartered in Manchester, England.

  • OpenTable: A leading brand for online booking and restaurant reservation software, headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Reporting to the VP, Tax Compliance & Planning, the Senior Tax Accountant role entails accumulating, assembling, evaluating, and maintaining tax compliance information and data. The Senior Tax Accountant will work with the VP, Tax and outside tax preparers in the preparation of federal, state, and local tax returns. The role involves preparation and/or review of tax and accounting work papers for tax return preparation and government audits for income and non-income taxes and working with management in tax planning and research.


  • Assist with managing the tax compliance process in an accurate and timely fashion, including compilation of supporting data, coordination with Big 4 firm. Returns include Income, franchise, capital, sales/Use, property, information returns among others.

  • Assist with preparation and/or review of estimates and tax returns

  • Prepare and/or review tax forecasting for FP&A and estimated taxes and extensions

  • Tax planning implementation and strategy

  • Technical review of federal and state and local tax returns/audits.

  • Maintenance and enforcement of a tax reporting due date calendar system

  • Research and respond to notices and inquiries from tax or other authorities and auditors

  • Preparation and/or review of current tax payable account reconciliations for income tax payable, franchise tax, sales tax, and property tax.

  • Working with the tax team, ensure compliance with all state and federal tax regulations.


  • Minimum 3 years of professional tax experience or comparable industry experience

  • Public Accounting experience preferred

  • Proficient with MS Office applications and tax research tools

  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion software preferred

  • BS or BA in Accounting

  • Licensed CPA or MST Preferred

Skills & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal, State and local tax law.

  • Strong analytical ability to identify challenges, provide solutions, and resolve problems in a timely manner.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to discuss highly technical issues.

  • Positive attitude and dependable team player with strong attention to detail

At Booking Holdings, we help our customers to reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration. EEOC: M/F/V/D/SO


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