Rocket Travel is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Financial Planning and Analysis team. The Analyst will serve as an integral member of the team responsible for monthly reporting and analysis, forecasting, annual budgeting process, and special projects. The position will require collaboration across various departments and with your team members daily. The ideal candidate will excel in planning, forecasting, reporting, and analytics, and will have an eye toward continuous improvement and streamlining of processes and reporting.

Rocket Travel is a place where you:

  • Work with a group of intrinsically motivated people with a track record for building successful new businesses from scratch.
  • Embody curiosity, community, and accountability. We live and build products by these values every day. 
  • Own decisions and take action that can be implemented in a matter of days (or hours).
  • Get inspired and encouraged to vacation faster, with an annual vacation stipend.
  • Receive a competitive compensation package, including bonus, 401k with match, flexible vacation time, maternity and paternity benefits, health, and dental insurance.
    • Total Compensation is based on experience -  Salary: $80-100K + Bonus: 15%-20%
  • Can have a flexible work schedule. We have great offices in Chicago’s West Loop and in NYC’s Empire State building, we have a hybrid team, and a flexible work environment. This role is a hybrid role, working out of our Chicago office. 
  • Share your passion for travel with equally adventurous teammates. 
  • Work within the largest online travel company in the world. Rocket Travel creates B2C and B2B2C travel products and is part of Booking Holdings (BKNG). We have many worldwide partners and a diversified business. Despite the world’s current situation, Booking Holdings has been rated the healthiest company in travel, and Rocket itself is already seeing travel demand surpass pre-pandemic levels

As a Senior Financial Analyst at Rocket Travel, you will: 

  • Be a team player: Assist in preparing monthly forecasts to support decision-making for our team and company
  • Help create the vision for our future: Play a key support role in the annual budgeting process and manage monthly financial reporting including variance analysis (actuals versus budget/forecast and prior periods)
  • Prepare periodic financial reports evaluating and interpreting our financial performance, support the development and integration of a new budgeting and forecasting tool, and support the enhancement of weekly financial scorecard 
  • Be a champion of analysis and software: Perform ad hoc analysis, process improvement initiatives and other special projects as needed and utilize software programs, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Vena and OneStream. Experience working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based project environment.
  • Use your voice and skills to make big decisions: Serve as analytical and strategic business partner throughout the organization

About you: 

  • Finances are your jam: Minimum 5+ years of FP&A experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • You are tech savvy: Advanced MS Excel (can perform complex functions) and financial modeling skills
  • You love to analyze: Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, coordinate, and analyze significant amounts of data
  • You are all about the details: Detail-oriented and hold excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability and comfort level communicating with senior management
  • You think on your toes: Ability to adapt to changes in environment

About Rocket Travel

We make travel more rewarding than anyone else 

Rocket Travel awards customers for booking travel through our products, allowing people to earn or use loyalty benefits from their favorite loyalty programs.

Our journey

We began in 2013 with the same goal of making travel even more rewarding. This started with our bespoke Rocketmiles website, earning travelers their favorite airline loyalty miles for hotel bookings, and every year since, we’ve advanced our goal.

We now partner with over 60 loyalty programs that travelers can choose from, we build unique partner-branded travel sites, we offer the ability to earn and redeem loyalty rewards, we sit within Booking Holdings—the most experienced Group of travel companies in the world—and we continually grow the number of ways that people can book travel through us, from stays to cars and more.



Travel constantly evolves, opening additional opportunities to create rewarding experiences, and we intend to be at the forefront of building and innovating on those for travelers worldwide.

A diverse and global team

Our teammates work across the globe, in person and remotely. We have offices in Chicago, NYC, Bangkok, Bogota, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Cebu. No matter where people work, our main team-building goal is to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We do that with a Diversity and Inclusion Committee, setting DEI hiring goals, investing in employee retention, and conducting regular team training that fosters collaboration and morale.

All of these efforts help ensure that we’re promoting a supportive workplace, where people are motivated to grow professionally and build rewarding travel experiences together. 

Note on general employment requirements

Candidates should be authorized to accept employment in the US from any employer, should be willing to start within three weeks of accepting an offer, and should be able to work the same daily working hours as our Chicago office.

A final word

If the idea of working within an environment that promotes accountability, curiosity, and community to build reward travel products sounds motivating to you, we would love to hear from you—even if you’re unable to meet 100% of the job requirements. We never expect people to have all of the answers, as long as they’re willing and able to learn and grow with us.



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