Financial Accountant - Luxury Travel

London, England
Up to £35000 per annum + bonus and amazing benefits
05 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
Michael Ruggiero
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Calling all qualified or part-qualified accountants. A successful specialist travel company is seeking an experienced financial accountant to join their finance department at their swish London office.

We are looking for an exceptional Financial Accountant with strong financial accounting knowledge and who enjoys everything from traditional bookkeeping, the organisation of event reporting during the seasons and compliance reporting. You need to be well organised and have a fantastic work ethic. Ideally you will have worked in the finance department of a small/medium sized business and appreciate the entrepreneurial spirit.

You will grow with the company and eventually assume more responsibility. We are looking for someone to join this exciting firm's journey and set high standards on financial reporting and understand controls and processes and who will cope with rapid growth and international expansion. This will require full dedication and passion!

The ideal candidate will be an experienced accountant either part qualified or relevant experience working in the travel industry. You are passionate about accounting. A highly motivated hard worker; you are not scared to dedicate time when it comes to improving the business.

Main Responsibilities:
*Responsible for day-to-day book keeping.
*Coordinate event expenses and analyse spending against budget across all destinations and events.
*Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring issues are resolved on a timely basis.
*Preparation of the Group consolidation on a monthly basis.
*Compliance reporting including ABTA reporting and VAT returns.
*Maintain and track cash flow.
*Assist with year-end procedures and communication with auditors.
*Support implementation of systems for increased control and efficiency.

*Organised and excellent attention to details.
*Passion for working in an exciting and fast-paced environment.
*Minimum Bachelor's degree in Business administration (accounting preferred).
*Part Qualified experience/relevant travel industry experience
*Responsible and committed to meet team goals and deadlines.
*An energetic personality with a positive attitude.
*Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English (Swedish and/or Croatian language skills are a plus).
*Driven, independent, open-minded and flexible.
*International travel will be required.
*Excellent accounting and consolidation skills.
*Strong Excel skills
*Experience of preparation of VAT returns
*Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Competitive package based on qualifications and experience, plus very attractive company benefits.

If you fit the person and experience requirements and would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please submit your CV online through this advert.

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