Corporate Controller – Associate Director (Bangkok based, relocation support 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.

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: 

This role mainly focuses on explore accounting, tax and finance knowledge in several countries. You must work with accounting agencies and auditors in the countries that the companies set up. You will also have a chance to coordinate with Booking Holdings and other brands and be exposed to international accounting and finance.  You will get chances to learn about our products, businesses, workflows and be a part that makes the projects/initiatives s happen. Your role could involve the implementation of a new payment method, payment for new products, and design data flow and workflow for new projects/initiatives.  

In this Role, you’ll get to:  

Financial Accounts 

  • Provide report and analyze the company’s financial performance to support management decision making  
  • Motivate management accounting/nominal ledger team to take further responsibility for accounts input and preparation processes, and ensure career development in a supportive manner 
  • Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives 
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions 
  • Coordination with the various operations and support units to ensure timely and accurate data is available for the preparation of financial information for internal and external reporting  

Accounting Controls 

  • Maintain the internal control environment in the Company’s operations that are in compliance with Corporate policy, Anti-Corruption control and as well as SOX requirements etc.  
  • Review reconciliations of all significant account balances including bank accounts (daily) and fixed assets, debtors and creditors (monthly), and report significant exceptions to management 
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues 


  • Understand key concepts of tax returns (i.e. corporate income tax, withholding tax and indirect taxes) in foreign jurisdictions where the company has legal presence 
  • Provide tax team with accurate information for the purpose of tax compliance in local and foreign jurisdictions 


  • Work closely with other stakeholders in Company and lead financial reporting and operating functions to understand and assess the impact of Company’s initiatives and projects  
  • Manage and implement Company’s initiatives and projects from finance and accounting perspective. This includes providing requirements, designing and performing UAT, designing new workflow, monitoring post-go-live processes, and troubleshooting  
  • Identify and drive process and technology improvement opportunities  
  • Solve ad-hoc requests and issues  
  • Provides oversight, training, and coaching to department associates  
  • Perform other related duties as assigned  

What you’ll Need to Succeed: 

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance  
  • 10+ years of working experience include experience in finance operations (either accounts payable or accounts receivable functions), risk control or Finance functions with some experience at management level  
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills  
  • Solid problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside the box  
  • Dynamic and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.  
  • Energetic, initiative with good communication skills  
  • Experience in project management  
  • Good command of both spoken and written English  
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills  
  • Skilled in presentation composition, communications technology including PowerPoint, and engaging, articulate audience presentations.  
  • Excellent computer proficiency, especially in Excel  
  • Familiar with local/US GAAP and knowledge & compliance in financial & accounting management and internal control  

It’s Great If You Have: 

  • CPA and Audit background   
  • Knowledge of SQL and data analysis tools  

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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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