HomeAway, Inc., an Expedia brand based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing over 1.2 million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es and Toprural.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil; HomeAway.com.au and Stayz.com.au in Australia; and Bookabach.co.nz in New Zealand. Asia Pacific short-term rental site, travelmob.com, is also owned by HomeAway.HomeAway also operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.

Finance Operations Analyst at HomeAway
HomeAway is seeking a Finance Operations Analyst to be part of our finance team at its headquarters in Austin, Texas. This team is a part of the Finance Operations organization. This role reports to the Finance Operations Manager based in Austin. Finance’s charge is to provide for a common language and data driven hypotheses, which can be validated through a test and learn approach to enable actionable analytical insights, influencing faster and better business decisions.
The Finance Operations analyst will be accountable for end to end chart of account maintenance in Oracle Financials GL and ensuring other systems (Hyperion and Expedia Oracle) are in sync. This role will also serve as a dual administrator for key Finance wiki pages which involves curating, updating and communicating out content in a timely manner. In addition, this role will perform a variety of finance operational projects that will improve processes and increase transparency in the finance organization.

A successful candidate will:
⁃ Have solid experience in accounting processes and concepts with a good understanding of forecasting processes and methodology.
⁃ Have a strong customer service mindset with the ability to communicate effectively and balance different stakeholder needs.
⁃ Be proactive and self-motivated; and take ownership and responsibility for work product
⁃ Have a high level of curiosity with a strong aptitude for learning.
⁃ Be comfortable with working in an entrepreneurial organization where processes are not always well-defined and the environment is extremely fast-paced requiring agility and quick adjustments.
⁃ Build strong working relationships with a diverse range of co-workers and other individuals

Responsibilities:
⁃ Perform end to end process for monthly Oracle chart of account changes (gathering requests, performing analysis, providing recommendations, and implementing in Oracle)
⁃ Review and curate the chart of accounts (utilizing a standard naming convention, analyzing usage and end-dating values)
⁃ Ensure Oracle chart of accounts is in sync with Hyperion and Expedia Oracle
⁃ Create COA reference materials and communicate/distribute in a timely manner
⁃ Serve as administrator to several key Finance wiki pages by curating content, displaying information in a concise manner and communicating out updates to stakeholders
⁃ Assist the Finance Operations manager in evaluating, testing and implementing process gap solutions.
⁃ Perform various ad-hoc analysis to support FP&A/Finance roadmap issues (gathering and compiling data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations)
⁃ Establish project plans, manage time and resources to successfully meet project milestones.
⁃ Assist the Finance Operations manager in educating the FP&A community on key data sources, systems, processes and resources.

Qualifications:
⁃ Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
⁃ 3-5+ years of related and progressive experience in finance and/or accounting roles.
⁃ Demonstrated ability to communicate diligently, in both verbal and written forms, across various audiences.
⁃ Solid experience with advanced Excel skills.
⁃ Experience with different collaboration tools such as confluence, JIRA, and slack.
⁃ Experience utilizing large scale ERP systems such as PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP or Hyperion preferred.

Benefits:

⁃ Great Medical & Dental Plans
⁃ Competitive Salary
⁃ Target Annual Bonus
⁃ Employee Stock Purchase Plan
⁃ 4-weeks Paid Vacation
⁃ Discounted Vacation Rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
⁃ 401(k) matching
⁃ Free snacks and beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Founded by Brian Sharples and Carl Shepherd in February 2005, the idea behind HomeAway was to revolutionize the historically-fragmented vacation rental industry and establish the company as the clear market leader. The entrepreneurial spirit of the pioneers who created the very first vacation rental sites, many of which are now part of the HomeAway portfolio, fueled the early growth of the business and set the tone for the company culture that exists today. At HomeAway we work as a team, we work hard and we're competitive, but we always make time to celebrate our successes. From peer-nominated awards for those who have exceeded expectations with a free vacation, to company parties that celebrate holidays and achievements, we strive to maintain a culture where everyone's content and proud to call HomeAway their "home away from home!"
Culture
The HomeAway World Headquarters is located in downtown Austin, Texas. Employees love the proximity to restaurants, bars and retail — especially to the unofficial company cafeteria, the Whole Foods Market flagship store. The office space is also situated off of Lady Bird Lake, which has a fantastic hike and bike trail. HomeAway's four-story, 86,000-square-foot, mixed-use building was awarded Gold-level LEED certification in April 2010 for its use of eco-friendly materials. The design is vacation-themed and features a giant replica of the birdhouse from the HomeAway logo.
Perks & Benefits
Target Annual Bonus
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
4 Weeks' Vacation
Free drinks and snacks
Game room
Workout room/area, onsite showers and lockers, and bike lockers
Great medical, dental and vision plans

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