Booking Holdings Romania - Senior Accounts Receivable Finance Specialist

Angajator: Booking Holdings
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Tip job: full-time
    Nivel job: 1 - 5 ani experienta
  • Actualizat la: 30.05.2024
    Remote work: Hybrid

    About Us

    Booking Holdings Romania is a Center of Excellence based in Bucharest, Romania and was created to support the increasing business demands of the Booking Holdings Brands. The Center of Excellence provides access to specialized and highly skilled talent, leading industry best practices, and collaboration opportunities across all of our Brands.

    As part of our Booking Holdings Romania team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the world's leading provider of online travel, with a mission of making it easier for everyone to experience the world through six-primary consumer facing brands:, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK, OpenTable and

    Are you looking for the next step in your career as part of a dynamic and forward-thinking team?If so, we're thrilled to offer you an exciting opportunity!

    This role presents an excellent chance to gain hands-on experience in financial operations and to enhance essential skills within the accounts receivable area!

    Role description

    As a Senior Accounts Receivable Finance Specialist, you will be working on a global portfolio of accounts to ensure that the Billing, Accounts receivable & Legal Collections operational ad hoc tasks are performed daily by closing Zendesk & Jira tickets while bringing initiatives to improve the activities/processes.

    The Senior Accounts Receivable Finance Specialist, will reconcile accounts, issue manual invoices, post payments and update customer records in the Accounting/Reporting systems and perform Cash application for high volume of receipts. You will be responsible to investigate and resolve business partner inquiries to ensure the efficient payment allocation (including Direct Debit), inbound management, and ad-hoc business requests to accommodate for bulk / complex payment clearances.

    Among other tasks is the ability to produce accounts receivable/Billing/ Legal Collections overview and initiative dashboards and prepare management reports including open receivables, unapplied cash and many ad hoc projects related to the global revenue operations department. The Senior Accounts Receivable Finance Specialist, has a good level of knowledge and expertise in regards to the Account receivable/Billing & Legal Collections process and is able to analyze it with a critical mindset in order to identify gaps and opportunities to improve it and make it more efficient, scalable and reduce manual workload. Senior Accounts Receivable Finance Specialist responsibilities require a good level of technical expertise in order to be able to effectively work both with internal and external stakeholders and ensure that core operations are effectively performed and system and operational improvements are determined and achieved.

    Key Job Responsibilities and Duties
    • Post all incoming cash payments from customers (direct debit , bank transfer payments and Payment Service Providers ) and ensure accurate and timely allocation adhering to our SLAs, rectifying any allocations or process issues that may occur.
    • Address any system, operational and external issues as and when they occur owning the end to end process
    • Timely allocate the payments coming for Payment Service Providers Globally and reconcile the dedicated GL
    • Set up and maintain appropriate records and files concerning customer remittance and accounts receivable posting transactions, perform the GL reconciliations.
    • Organize and update the training plan and also the onboarding plan for new joiners within the team
    • Act as an operational support mechanism for the AR Team Leader ; Support the TL/Manager to oversee the daily core activities and procedures , provide coaching and assist on individual and collective team projects within the team .Identify the knowledge gap and skill up AR .Share the knowledge and provide training to improve the performance .Assist the coaching team members over process improvement.
    • Supports and collaborates with the members of the Transformation Team /Opex team regarding the continuous improvement initiatives /projects
    • Ensure standard processes are adhered ,documented and updated in accordance with the compliance standards and guidelines and driven by the business need/change
    • Process sub-team operations:
      • Handling tickets from multiple OTC teams
      • Reporting
      • Legal collection tasks
      • Ad hoc O2C tasks
    • Good contact with banks, third party providers and correspondence with internal stakeholders at all levels
    Role Qualifications and Requirements
    • Bachelor degree in Finance or related field
    • 3-5 years similar working experience
    • SAP Fica knowledge, MS office, Google Chrome
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken in English;
    • Team and service oriented approach
    • Experience with process improvement or automation
    • Accurate with good attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently, with high self-motivation and discipline;
    • Should be persistent and have sense of urgency
    • Creative thinker
    • Full ownership, accountability & proactiveness
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills;
    • Internationally focused and an awareness of different cultures.
    • Project Management and/or process mapping
    Benefits & Perks
    • Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
    • Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture
    • Technical, behavioral and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package
    • Vast amounts of data to validate your ideas and the opportunity to experiment with real users

    Booking Holdings is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.

    Pre-Employment Screening:

    If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the position.