Manager (Techno-Functional)

Company Overview

Fareportal is a travel technology company powering a next-generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated global contact centers, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships providing customers access to over 600 airlines, a million lodgings, and hundreds of car rental companies around the globe. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal enables consumers to book-online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone, or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yielding international travel and add-on ancillaries. 

Fareportal is one of the leading sellers of airline tickets in the United States.   We are a progressive company that leverages technology and expertise to deliver optimal solutions for our suppliers, customers, and partners.

FAREPORTAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fareportal is the number 1 privately held online travel company in flight volume. 
  • Fareportal partners with over 600 airlines, 1 million lodgings, and hundreds of car rental companies worldwide. 
  • 2019 annual sales exceeded $5 billion. 
  • Fareportal sees over 150 million unique visitors annually to our desktop and mobile sites.

Fareportal, with its global workforce of over 2,600 employees, is strategically positioned with nine offices in six countries and is headquartered in New York City.

Role Overview

Fareportal is seeking a Manager to join our Finance team to lead the recently implemented Adaptive Insights that has limited capabilities. Our goal is to build up the system to be able to report and forecast full P&L, B/S, CFS, and key metrics to make Adaptive as our single source of truth for all the forecasts, metrics, and reports. As the company continues to expand, we are expecting to further utilize the system to improve our reporting and modeling capability. In that regard, we are looking for a techno-functional expert who is motivated, flexible, and resilient to become a change agent for our company’s next chapter. We believe that this is your opportunity to prove yourself and get rewarded with the success of the company.

Role Responsibilities

  • As a techno-functional expert you would be responsible for the administration and enhancement of our financial planning system (such as mapping, models, data integration, reports, metrics, and dashboards) through effective implementation of Workday adaptive Insights
  • Subject matter expert who works closely with the technical team to define and document the requirements and specifications of the FP&A function
  • By representing the FP&A team you would serve as a primary interface between the FP&A team and the Workday Adaptive Insights team
  • Translate the requirements of the team into functional and technical requirements and convey to the consultant
  • Independently manage and complete assigned tasks and maintain project logs within a controlled project management environment
  • Provide guidance and training to FP&A team members on the tool as and when required
  • Understand the functional design as well as technical design and architecture to be implemented on the ERP system
  • Manage data integration with company’s various data sources (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics, SQL etc.) through collaboration with ERP and BI teams
  • Drive process improvements with focus on optimizing the use of Adaptive and its Office Connect capability across FP&A team deliverables

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other related field; Master’s Degree desirable.
  • 5-8+ years of experience in ERP implementation in a financial domain
  • 5+ years implementing Financial Planning, Budgeting, & Forecasting systems like Adaptive Insights, Anaplan, and Hyperion.
  • Advanced Excel User (Advanced formula, Pivot table, Power Pivot)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP, NetSuite or similar finance applications
  • Ecommerce company background
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Business analysis and requirements gathering abilities
  • Well organized, attention to detail and ability to prioritize under fast paced environment
  • Team player
  • Existing and up to date Adaptive Insights certification is a plus

Job Category: FP&A Technofunctional Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gurgaon

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