Senior Bookkeeper (Accounts)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£26k-£32k + benefits
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
PTR 2286
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type


Our client is a long established and dynamic tour operator, now seeking an experienced Bookkeeper to join its busy & friendly team. This tour operator offers various types of travels including group tours, meetings, FITs, incentives, events and leisure travel. This exciting Bookkeeper role entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:

  • Provide a professional and timely accounting service in respect of general ledger, sales ledger, purchase ledger and cash book maintenance.
  • Setting up new client / supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the sales and purchase ledger.
  • Producing sales invoices and credit notes.
  • Running off weekly sales and purchase reports
  • Credit control - Chasing up outstanding debts before the client is due to arrive into the UK.
  • Work out VAT on supplier invoices.
  • Pay out money via BACS as well as prepayments to suppliers.
  • Check and reconcile supplier statements.
  • Enter purchase and sales invoices into the accounting system.
  • Prepare supplier invoices.

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Relevant knowledge and understanding in a similar role and industry.   
  • MUST be from a hotel, travel or leisure background.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to process deadlines.
  • Knowledge of a computerised accounting package, such as TAS or similar.
  • High attention to detail and an orderly approach to processing.
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Windows-based software packages, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, electronic mail, and the internet.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.


  • Lucrative salary
  • Sociable working hours
  • Career progression
  • Travel perks
  • Opportunity to work for a forward thinking and dynamic tour operator, in state of the art offices, within a friendly team in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 020 8393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you.

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