** This position is based in Bangkok - relocation provided for expat candidate **

Agoda is transforming travel for millions of customers across the globe. Headquartered in Asia, Agoda is one of the world’s largest online travel accommodation platforms. Founded in 2005 and now part of Booking Holdings (Nasdaq:BKNG), Agoda has a network of over 2,000,000 vacation rentals and hotels worldwide. Our web and mobile products provide a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best deals for business and leisure travelers. Agoda employs over 4,000 professionals from 70 nationalities in locations around the globe. In every department – from engineering to customer experience – we provide an environment rich with creativity, collaboration, and experimentation, and the tools to work faster and smarter. At Agoda, we believe our people are our strength. We work hard and have fun, and we choose people who are dedicated to making things great.

 

The Finance Systems Manager/Specialist will play a fundamental role in the day to day operations and management of Agoda's finance systems. The person will be leading a team of specialists and/or developers while representing Finance group in Product and IT planning and discussions.

The individual will own key oversight to internal systems development, enhancements and upgrades while delivering superior service level to both internal Finance users and external users in the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage support queues to ensure issues/requests are addressed promptly and within SLA.
  • Supervise various operational aspects of the finance and accounting systems in relation to queries, modifications, upgrades, system enhancements and data reconciliation.
  • Lead in finance systems transformation initiatives including defining roadmaps and project management
  • Contribute to delivery of reliable, scalable, and efficient solutions by contributing in all phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC), including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, integration, and documentation.
  • Lead, drive and refine systems where needed to support existing and new reporting requirements while maintaining reporting continuity with minimal disruptions.
  • Lead effort to comprehensively identify and remediate gaps in current processes, ensuring data integrity, system reliability and proper security/authorization access is maintained.
  • Serve as primary liaison for all finance system related issues and enhancements and working in tandem with the IT and Product organization.
  • Provide stewardship and coaching for team of specialists and developers.
  • Develop documentation and provide end-user Finance System training when needed.

Due to the growth plans of the company, the role may evolve over time. The candidate should be open to additional challenges and responsibilities.

Required Skills and Personal Traits

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in similar role/capacity with at least 2 years of supervisory experience leading development or technical teams
  • Experience in Finance Operations and accounting reconciliation is a must
  • Proficient in agile methodology, preferably a scrum master.
  • Great interpersonal skills - ability to confidently interact within a multi-disciplined finance organization/ and with other relevant stakeholders
  • Ability to independently drive work forward and navigate in an ambiguous environment
  • Business Intelligence / SQL / programming proficiency is a plus
  • Analytical and good problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail; Is data driven and process oriented
  • Able to handle multiple tasks under pressure
  • Process improvement mindset and design thinking
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, IT, MIS, or related discipline. MBA is a plus.
  • Fluency in Thai and English is an advantage.

 

 ** This position is based in Bangkok - relocation provided for expat candidate **

 

Agoda is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know.

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