TripAdvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation and excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing and well-established industry brand.  At TripAdvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions. 

This role will be an integral part of the Core Experience Financial, Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team with a focus on business partnership and supporting the budgeting, planning, and business analytics functions.  This role requires an independent, proactive and organized candidate who will adapt well in a dynamic environment.


  • Ability to develop relationships across the organization, influence other teams and design collaborations to drive results and improve process efficiency
  • Work closely with functional teams in the Core Experience Business Unit to develop a deep understanding of the business and to accurately forecast headcount and direct costs
  • Update and maintain detailed financial models and be able to communicate outcomes and recommendations effectively
  • Perform monthly forecast to actuals analysis and communicate variances to business stakeholders
  • Develop analytics to determine if the business is meeting objectives
  • Work with other finance and business team members to prepare ad hoc analytics and reports
  • Prioritize and implement actions against key dates and deliverables ensuring compliance with tasks, deadlines and accuracy of deliverables from business partners


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required
  • 3+ years of experience in financial planning, budgeting or forecasting, or in a related finance function
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of Excel and its data and analysis tools
  • Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase skills a plus
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills, with a demonstrated  passion for using data to drive decision making
  • Extremely organized with the ability to contribute to multiple projects within tight time lines
  • A team player, able to step in and help out other members of the team when needed
  • An inquisitive nature, someone who wants to explore variances and understand the root cause
  • A self-starter who is able to work effectively in a complex, changing environment and to adapt to change while focusing on key goals and objectives
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of SQL or interest in learning SQL a plus

 In addition the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Identifies and analyzes problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information
  • Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business
  • Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner
  • Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behavior toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment
  • Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people


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