Senior Manager, Finance Innovations and Systems, SME (Based in Bangkok, relocation provided)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

About Agoda  

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world. 

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel  

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness. 
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone. 

Get to Know our Team:   

Agoda has taken many great strides in recent years, expanding our reach around the globe as well as our list of travel products. A critical driver to this success has been the team of Agoda Finance. We keep a steady hand on maintaining day-to-day financial operations while also keeping an eye out for future opportunities. Not only do we have the unique role of balancing risk management with continued innovation and growth, we also serve as a means of empowerment for both our team members and those within the company. Having experimentation and data analysis deeply ingrained in our culture, we provide the strategic insights Agoda’s business leaders need to push into new territories in sustainable and scalable ways. We also prioritize career development in Agoda Finance. Every function within the team has a well-defined career track with clear goals and development targets each step of the way.   

The Opportunity: 

As a Senior Manager, you’ll spearhead our team’s growth, leveraging your extensive experience to architect and refine finance systems and processes. Your role as a tech-savvy finance expert will see you collaborating with finance users, IT, Product, and various business units, driving innovation and efficiency. We seek a results-driven professional with a commanding presence and the ability to articulate expert insights to stakeholders. You’ll thrive on autonomy, navigate complexities with ease, and employ stellar interpersonal skills to forge strong partnerships across functions. Your influential communication will be vital in propelling business enhancements and strategic value. Join us and become a pivotal force in our financial technology evolution. 

In this transformative role, you will: 

  • Partner with the finance Payout team to refine financial operations, ensuring smooth daily and month-end processes, and provide strategic guidance on new initiatives. 
  • Engage as a finance and payout specialist in business discussions, influencing tech/process decisions, and advocating for finance user interests. 
  • Develop and test finance tech solutions that adapt to upstream changes, enhancing system functionality and user satisfaction. 
  • Address and reduce operational issues, continuously improving finance systems and processes, especially within Accounts Payable and Payout operations. 
  • Assess the effects of upstream changes on finance systems/reports and collaborate for smooth implementation. 
  • Facilitate communication to resolve software/tech problems, and contribute to the setup and maintenance of financial systems. 
  • Expand Your Knowledge: Deepen your understanding of account payables within the travel domain. 

What you’ll Need to Succeed: 

  • Over 10 years in finance systems and operations, with a focus on the payout domain in the tech and e-commerce sectors. 
  • A track record as a techno functional expert in payout systems, driving operational excellence and authoritative guidance. 
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management and the ability to sway decisions. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field, along with a professional accounting qualification. 
  • Have basic understanding of risk and controls related to payout and AP reconciliation 
  • Familiar with the top KPIs for Payout domains touching on finance systems as well as finance business side   
  • Excellent stakeholder management with exceptional presentation skills. 
  • Capability to work alongside Product, Tech, and Finance teams on various projects and initiatives. 
  • Exceptional numerical, analytical, problem-solving, and change management skills, coupled with the ability to innovate and make critical judgements. 
  • Strong SQL proficiency 
  • A keen eye for detail, self-motivation, and a mindset geared towards continuous improvement and learning. 
  • A high level of dependability, urgency, results-orientation, and strong business acumen. 

It’s Great if you have:   

  • Experience working in finance cross-functions (Finance operations, treasury, Procurement etc.)  
  • Familiar with local/US GAAP and knowledge & compliance in financial & accounting management 
  • Experience working with payment service providers. 
  • Experience in project management using various methodologies (e.g. Agile, SDLC) 
  • Experience working in data analytics 
  • Experience working with Oracle fusion ERP  
  • Experience with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tool 

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing 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.

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