Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance

London (Greater)
£50k - 55k per year + Discounted Flights and Great Benefits
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Tony Yerasimou
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance

Central London

Base Salary to £50,000 + Benefits

My client is leading travel company specialising in worldwide destinations.

Their accounting team has quickly grown extensively over the last year and they are now seeking to recruit a Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance.

The Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance must be fully qualified (ACCA/CIMA) with previous travel industry experience with exposure of working in multiple currencies.

Management experience is also required for this role.

The Travel Head Account/Head of Finance will be working closely with their team members and collaborating with other teams and international offices to ensure timely and accurate handling of their accounts.

Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Responsibilities:

Managing a growing team of three handling all finance operations for the business

Working directly with the business directors to help the business grow in a profitable way

Managing the accounts audit process with our external auditors

Leading the creation and implementation of new systems/procedures within the Finance department to optimise efficiency and accuracy

Formulating, creating and analysing management accounts

Creating forecasting reports, budgeting and cost analysis

Proactively collaborating with other departments and suppliers to ensure timely payments

Managing bank reconciliations, sales and purchase ledgers

Staying on top of multiple bank accounts, in multiple currencies, and making international payments

Managing substantial deferred income and deferred costs

Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Experience Required:

ACCA or CIMA qualified

Strong experience in a finance management position within the travel industry

Strong experience in managing a team (2-3 minimum)

Comfortable using Xero accounting package or similar

Knowledge of Travel Agents Margin Scheme for VAT would be advantageous

Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Salary and Benefits

Base salary to £50,000

20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays


Discounted Holidays

To apply for the Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance role, please email your CV to or contact Tony on 0207 812 3820 in confidence for additional information on the role and company

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