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The Travel and Expenses Team Lead will be responsible for day-to-day operations and performance of Indeed’s global Travel and Expenses platforms, Nexonia and Egencia, as well as support the various travel needs of Indeed departments. Functional responsibilities include financial account reconciliation, reviewing, approving and preparing employee expense reports and subsequent payment file preparations, reporting on travel and expenses metrics and spend, issue resolution and driving policy improvement and education.
Role and Responsibilities
Manage day-to-day operations including but not limited to Travel Management Company (TMC), customer service resolution, and collaboration with the TMC team to innovate and simplify travel operations.
Support and maintain Indeed’s global travel and expenses platforms across regions, entities, with priority on error management and consistency in the provision of customer focus globally.
Enforce Indeed’s T&E policy by way of expense reimbursement submission review and travel issue resolution
Recommend continuous improvements to Indeed’s travel and expenses policy and communicate changes to Indeed employees.
Implement and configure policy updates in Indeed’s travel and expenses platforms.
Track policy changes and the impact on overspend and traveler experience.
Review and reconcile travel charges on credit cards (and elsewhere)
Maintain relationships with travel vendors, including airlines, hotels and car rental agencies
Notify travel vendors of upcoming travel arrangements and billing requirements
Compile data related to Indeed’s programs including policy adherence and spend
Support departments with detailed travel requirements including booking intricate itineraries for groups as needed
Resolve escalated traveler issues in a timely fashion, independently or with the help of our external travel agent
Manage integrations between Indeed’s travel and expenses platform and other Indeed systems
Maintain Expense Reimbursement database through frequent data scrubs and revisions.
Support Indeed’s Recruiting teams beginning at the candidate travel arrangements all the way through the end of trip expense reimbursement requirements
Communicate effectively with travel vendors, employees, and candidates to resolve payment processing issues
Assist the Accounting team with monthly closing reports
Additional projects and functions as delegated by department management
Skills & Attributes
Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers.
Exceptional computer skills and must be clearly internet savvy (Google Docs and Excel are a plus).
Experience with candidate and recruitment travel is a plus.
Experience with duty of care systems (i.e., iJet, ISOS, etc.)
Proven experience in program implementation including but not limited to agencies, tools, policies and upcoming innovative travel technologies.
Experience in the travel category lifecycle management.
Expert user of travel industry systems such as, but not limited to, Egencia, Nexonia, and Workday, Travel & Expense, GetThere, Sabre.
Demonstrated leadership skills to guide and influence stakeholders, in addition to being a People Manager.
Exceptional written, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to lead and work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Strong planning, organizational and communication skills.
A can-do attitude in a fast-paced environment and strives to excel in a growing team.
Knowledge and experience in a GDS booking tool (Galileo / Egencia) is a plus.
Knowledge and experience in an Expense Report tool (Concur / Nexonia) is a plus.
Qualifications & Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant business experience
5 years of experience in Corporate Travel industry/Expense Payments
Experience of working closely with global suppliers.
Computer literate, and MS Office and Google Suite knowledge.
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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.