Accounting Director / Controller (Bangkok based, relocation provided)

12-14 years
2 months ago
Job Description

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, finance system and finance knowledge in several countries. You must work with accounting agencies, internal and external 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, also connect with other departments. Your role could involve the implementation of a finance transformation, optimization, and design data flow and workflow for new projects/initiatives.

In this Role, you'll get to:

Financial Accounts

  • Lead teams to provide report and analyze the company's financial performance to support management decision making.Motivate management accounting team to take further responsibility for accounts input and preparation processes.
  • Coordination with the various departments to ensure timely and accurate data is available for the preparation of financial information for internal and external reporting.


  • 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.
  • Identify and develop remediation plans for further potential process or control issues Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.


  • Understand key concepts of direct and indirect tax in foreign jurisdictions where the company has legal presence.
  • Coordinate with tax team to provide accurate information and calculation for the purpose of tax compliance in local and foreign jurisdictions.


  • 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.
  • Manage team by maintaining a motivated, high-performing team, maintaining team morale, and driving the Controller Vision
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

What you'll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in finance or accounting
  • 12+ years of working experience in finance functions with some experience at management level
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills
  • Solid analytical skills, critical thinking, problem-solving skills with initiative ideas
  • Dynamic and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • 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 such as MS Office
  • Technology knowledge related to Finance such as ERP, RPA, AI

It's Great If You Have:

  • CPA or CFA
  • Knowledge of SQL and data analysis tools
  • Accounting experience in online travel agency business



Job Source: or just Agoda is a Singaporean online travel agency for hotels, vacation rentals, flights, and airport transfer. It is owned by Agoda Company Pte. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore, and it is currently a subsidiary of Booking Holdings.Agoda&#8217&#x3B;s bookings are made via its website and mobile app which are available in 38 languages. As of June 2021, Agoda lists 2.5 million properties worldwide, including private holiday home rentals.Agoda also offers iOS and Android apps for hotel and property owners.