Senior Ivalua Specialist - FinTech
Booking.com
Amsterdam, Netherlands
5 dagen geleden

At Booking, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code or A / B tests.

We’re the thrill of the first night in a new place. The excitement of the next morning. The friends you make. The journeys you take.

The sights you see. And the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we can empower everyone to experience the world.

We’re a truly global e-commerce company, with business operations in nearly every country and city on the planet. And we want to make it easy for everyone, anywhere in the world, to pay for their travel or do business with our platform whenever and however it’s convenient for them.

Our brand new FinTech business unit with teams in Amsterdam and Shanghai develops new products and drives innovation to help us continue removing financial friction from the travel process.

That makes buying and selling travel-related products and services simpler for both travelers and partners.

We have multiple openings across our fast-growing FinTech (300+ people in tech) department!

The Financial Systems team in the FinTech business unit provides technical expertise to the finance department and is responsible for supporting and innovating SAP ERP / S4HANA, SAP BI, Native HANA solutions, and many other connected external systems like Ivalua, Conga or Blackline.

We want to change the way people work with enterprise systems, by building an application platform that supports simplification of business processes and empowers the finance community with better integrations and financial insights.

As an Ivalua Specialist, you will design and implement solutions for new finance initiatives, day-to-day Ivalua optimization, setting up new functionalities, customizing or modifying existing functionalities to transform the as-is processes.

You will utilize your knowledge and experience of Ivalua to design solutions which meet business objectives and goals.

You will participate in the development of solution design documents, functional design documents, configuration, testing and deployment.

You will partner with business owners and digital teams to identify opportunities for improvement and offer up appropriate solution designs to meet business objectives

Through your experience of Ivalua, you will translate business requirements into system configuration which meet business requirements.

It is essential that you have a strong understanding of procurement processes and integration with legacy systems and you have strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills in English.

Due to the rapid and continuous growth of the organization, the tasks and duties of this role may evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and to take on additional challenges and responsibilities as they occur.

What you’ll be doing :

  • Full ownership of projects and quality of changes, from planning, communication, coordination, compliance aspects, customization and go-live hypercare;
  • Analytical thinking
  • Providing scalable and innovative solutions;
  • Ability to take fast decisions in a very dynamic environment, with some level of uncertainty
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities (processes, people) to improve project delivery and / or development methodologies.
  • Training of key users and key user support. Analyzing issues and changes;
  • Day to day support and incident resolution
  • What you’ll bring :

  • Ability to have good grasp of the detail and manage multiple priorities in a quick turnaround environment
  • 8-10 years Ivalua hands-on experience including solution configuration and working on SQL
  • Ivalua certified both in S2C, P2P and integration (API, ETL)
  • At least two full cycle of Ivalua implementation experience
  • Functional knowledge of sourcing, contracting, SRM, purchasing and / or invoicing
  • Proven experience in Ivalua KPIs and data analytics dashboards
  • Experience with Ivalua integrations with SAP ECC or / and SAP S4 is an advantage
  • Experience with SAP MM and SAP Vendor invoice management is an advantage
  • Good in collecting the business requirements and translating the requirements to technical consultants. Hands-on experience in preparing functional specification, technical specification and conducting testing including UAT.
  • Strategic thinking, being able to balance mid-term objectives with short-term tactics and goals
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Organized, flexible, proactive and result-oriented.
  • Experience in leading a team and being a technical mentor is an advantage
  • JSON Familiar with JSON syntax
  • XML Understand how to properly structure and use XML for transferring data.
  • In return, we’ll provide :

  • An opportunity to contribute to a high scale, complex, world-renowned product, and seeing the real-time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
  • Be part of a truly international fast-paced environment and performance-driven culture
  • Various opportunities to grow technically and personally via side projects, hackathons, conferences, and your involvement in the community
  • Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.
  • We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 400+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!

  • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe : Amsterdam
  • A performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
  • Discount on Booking accommodations with the Booking Deal including other perks and benefits
  • Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
  • With over 70 different nationalities within the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and grow your career in a multicultural environment
  • We value the diversity of all types and in an open, dynamic workplace. This has been a pillar at Booking since day one, and something we continue to strongly believe in and build today.
  • Booking is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.

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