** 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. 

 

Role Purpose:

The Project Manager will play a hands-on role in managing the development, implementation and administration of Agoda’s core financial systems and applications.

The individual will be responsible for several projects focused on streamlining/improving existing processes and systems within the Finance organization. The individual will have the opportunity to propose ideas and implement plans that are robust and scalable, aligned with the strategic goals of the company. Key to this will be the active collaboration with stakeholders within Finance (process owners, key users) and outside of Finance (e.g. Product and IT teams).

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Drive projects prioritization and delivery to ensure that business KPIs and milestones are met.
  • Participate in sprint grooming, planning, review and phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC), including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, integration, and documentation.
  • Understand strategic goals and trajectory of the business and ensure that systems keep ahead of business requirements.
  • Innovate around existing finance operations processes (reconciliation, invoicing, payments)
  • Lead the initiation, planning, design, execution and monitoring of Agoda’s bank connectivity platform setup and upgrades, working together with our Global Banking partners.
  • Analyze existing payout requirements, interpret file specifications and setups including payment and Country Rules.

Due to the growth plans of the company, the role may evolve over time. The candidate will have to be flexible to new challenges and responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience  

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Consulting or Project Management with in depth experience in finance and accounting systems.
  • Experience in Finance Operations and Accounting
  • A good understanding of internet technologies and the Online Travel space is a plus.
  • Proficient in agile methodology, preferably a scrum master
  • Ability to independently drive work forward and navigate in an ambiguous environment
  • Flexible, fast learner who thrives in a dynamic work environment
  • Experience presenting to, and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Solid interpersonal skills - ability to interact within a multi-disciplined finance organization/ and with other relevant stakeholders
  • Established team and project management skills
  • Hands on experience in Treasury systems and Corporate to Bank Connectivity setups (Host to Host, SWIFT) with knowledge in payments message standards, such as SWIFT, ISO 20022 suite, NACHA, ANSI X12, FEDWIRE & CHIPS is an advantage.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline; or an MBA

 

 ** 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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